Why I Love The Kootenays

Why I Love the Kootenays

The BC Teachers Federation had a regional conference in Nelson and sponsored an amateur film contest. Here are the winning entries - enjoy! Documentary - Why I Love The Kootenays By Morghan Watson. Very unique with the use of stop motion animation. Super awesome sketches and a nice count down from 3-2-1. She acknowledges how lucky we are to be in this area and to have these wonderfully clean…

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Jumbo Glacier and Pass

Beautiful Jumbo Photos

Nelson-based photographer Lucas Jmieff www.lucasimage.ca has shared an amazing gallery of photos of Jumbo Valley area, in hopes of helping to protect it for current and future generations of explorers and grizzly bears. Take a look 

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Enbridge movie coming to Kootenays

The Kootenays for a Pipeline Free BC team is bringing in film-maker to screen his documentary On the Line following the proposed path of the Enbridge Pipeline. Frank Wolf will be on hand to describe his journey across BC! Monday May 7, Castlegar Library Hall Tues May 8, Nelson United Church Showtime is 7pm Admission by donation http://www.onthelinemovie.com/

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2012 Nelson Garden Festival

If gardens are good teachers, there will be lots to learn at the 11th Annual Nelson Garden Festival, Saturday, May 12 on downtown Baker Street.“We have more vendors than ever,” says one of the festivals organizers Glyn Violini. “Each year the festival grows and really, community agriculture prospers.” Violini, a heather and rose vendor who helped start the first garden festival, has…

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2012 Spring Membership Drive

EcoSociety has been protecting our environment and building community for over 15 years. Starting with advocating for West Arm Provincial Park and operating a regional recycling facility, EcoSociety has never stopped serving. In 2012, we are bigger and bolder than ever. But we need your support to keep activating our communtiy through leadership and education. Your membership helps support our…

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Protect Jumbo Mountain

Sinixt Statement on Jumbo

The Sinixt Nation is opposed to the proposed Master Development Plan for Jumbo Glacier Resort and all and any future developments on our sacred mountain. We wish to express our sincere support to groups and individuals who are actively working to protect the area known as Jumbo Mountain against all developments in this sensitive part of our territory. To Sinixt people, Jumbo Mountain and all…

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