JUne Market Fest

July Market Fest Lineup

EcoSociety is proud to present July Market Fest for 2012! For July's Market Fest, look forward to 100 vendors on two blocks of Baker Street, a food court featuring an eclectic mix of dinner options, a kids tent with giant bubbles, and 7 acts on two stages. As always, the Moving Mosaic Samba band will kick off the event at 6pm The Royal Stage6:45 - 7:05 Erin Thompson Dance7:15 - 8:00 Gemma Luna…

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BC Forests and Timber Supply At Risk

BC Timber Supply

A special committee has been formed to decide what to do about the loss of future timber supply cause by the government's mismanagement of the pine beetle epidemic. Essentially, the government has waited to implement replanting plans in the millions of hectares affected by mountain pine beetle. As a result, regrowth has been delayed, and there are concerns that timber supply from these areas…

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Southern BC & West Kootenays Federal Redistricting

Redistricting the West Kootenays

The 2012 Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia is recommending new political boundaries that would move Nelson from the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding into the Kootenay Columbia riding with the East Kootenay. Read about it in the Nelson Daily The change would likely weaken the NDP's hold on the South Okanagan seat now held by Alex Atamanenko by dividing the…

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Old Growth Coniferous Forest

Old Growth Outing July 14

Join West Kootenay EcoSociety for an informative guided tour of some of our region's most easily accessible old-growth forest. A four-mile walk will be punctuated with information about the forest and its systems. We plan to return to the trailhead no later than 1pm.  Saturday July 14, 10amOld Growth TrailKokanee Glacier Rd email info@ecosociety.ca to register.     View Larger Map

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Kokanee Eco-Camp 2012 poster

Eco-Camps 2012

West Kootenay EcoSociety is hosting an Eco-Camp at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park this summer for kids aged 9-12.  Through fun-filled activiites, we will explore nature with games, hikes, art, and journaling. Learn to identify local birds and bugs, as well as native plants and their traditional uses. Gain experience in animal tracking and observation, solve nature mysteries, and practice…

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