Trail Office Officially Open

On August 7th EcoSociety officially opened the doors of our new office in Trail! Located on 954 A Eldorado Street right downtown it's truly in the heart of the community and will act as a hub for volunteers and community members who care about building sustainable and healthy communities while protecting wild places.  To celebrate the opening, local politicians, community members, volunteers,…

Read More

You’re invited to our grand opening of our Trail office!

You’re invited to our grand opening of our Trail office! Please join us!  Wednesday, August 7, 4-6 pm 954A Eldorado Street, Trail We're excited to open our second office and be a hub for volunteers and community members who care about keeping our communities healthy and sustainable while protecting wild spaces in the Lower Columbia region.  West Kootenay EcoSociety promotes local food…

Read More

Castlegar for 100% Renewable Energy

Almost 1,000 people in Castlegar have said yes to 100% renewable energy. Add your name right now www.renewablekootenays.ca And join us at Castlegar City Council meeting on July 15 at 5:30pm to stand up for a healthy and safe town, clean energy, and a strong economy. Your voice matters. https://www.facebook.com/WestKootenayEcoSociety/videos/1598940620239326/

Read More

Silverton commits to 100% renewable energy

The Slocan Valley is going green! Green energy, green economy, that is. Silverton’s Village Council has passed a resolution to transition to 100% renewable energy no later than 2050, joining New Denver and Slocan in their commitment to a cleaner, healthier, safer community and a stronger economy for the Slocan Valley. Silverton Village Council made the decision at their July 9 meeting. “Moving…

Read More

It’s almost funny…

This week in Ottawa, there were two big climate announcements that are so contradictory they make me want to laugh. But there’s nothing funny about giving hard-earned taxpayer money to big oil companies. On Monday, in what can only confuse the issue: “The House of Commons has passed a motion declaring a national climate emergency, and supporting Canada’s commitment to meet the Paris Agreement…

Read More

compostinghands.jpg

Cheers for Nelson City Council!

Congratulations, Nelson City Council, on making two important decisions last night that benefit Nelson residents, businesses and the environment! Council voted ‘Yes’ to joining the regional composting plan. This is a huge step forward to help Nelson residents and businesses compost effectively, reduce use of landfills, and work towards carbon-neutrality. It’s part of the city and regional…

Read More