The missing piece of The Purcell Wilderness Conservancy
At the north end of Kootenay Lake lies a unique, virtually intact wilderness mountainside that reaches from lake shore to mountain peaks. It is bordered on three sides by the Purcell Wilderness Conservancy Provincial Park (PWC).
Mt Willet, the highest mountain on Kootenay Lake, presides over this west facing slope.
This key wilderness area has been under threat from industry long before it was conspicuously left unprotected within the West Kootenay Boundary Land Use Plan in 1994. Now more than ever industrial pressures threaten the future of this scenic wilderness.
The time to protect it forever as part of the Purcell Wilderness Conservancy is now.