Earth Day in the West Kootenay

Earth Day 2016 in the West Kootenay

Happy Earth Day! We've compiled a list of events taking place around the West Kootenay region in celebration of Earth Day: Rossland Green Drinks, April 20 @ 5:00pm Join the West Kootenay EcoSociety and the Rossland Sustainability Commission for a casual gathering for anyone interested in sustainability issues. Know Your Watershed, April 21 @ 10:00am Join Friends of…

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Rideshare RFQ

West Kootenay EcoSociety is seeking qualifications for a graphic designer to support our Kootenay Rideshare website redevelopment.  1. Company Overview Kootenay Rideshare is a project of West Kootenay EcoSociety, a small, regional environmental organization working on a wide variety of conservation and sustainability issues. 2. Project Overview We’re doing an…

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Celebrate the Wild Purcells

The wild Purcell Mountains have long been filled with adventurers, photographers and rabble rousers. Wildsight, with West Kootenay EcoSociety and Yellowstone to Yukon Initiative, are proud to present Our Wild Purcells, a multimedia event celebrating the grassroots efforts that created the Purcell Wilderness Conservancy 40 years ago and inspiring action to protect these rugged mountains into the…

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Spring Into Spring 2016

Join West Kootenay EcoSociety for our Second Annual Spring Into Spring Gala! Featuring music by Rob Funk, a silent auction, and the Hume Hotel's famous Sunday Brunch. Nelson funnyman and actor Lucas Meyers will be the Master of Ceremonies, and Executive Director David Reid will give an update of West Kootenay EcoSociety's exciting new strategic plan.  The auction will include a wine-tasting…

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Winter Market-March 19th

Come and enjoy the wonderful flavors, smells and tastes of locally grown, baked and hand-made goods at the new EcoSociety Winter Markets! Lots to choose from with over 25 vendors on hand. There will be winter produce, body care, canned goods, crafts and much more. $2 admission at the door goes to EcoSociety to help cover the costs. See you there! March 19 and April 16 10 am to 3 pm Hart…

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Canadians need to keep the pressure on governments for a successful national climate plan

[VANCOUVER, BC – March 3, 2016] – Today in Vancouver the Prime Minister and Provincial First Ministers agreed to a framework for Canada’s plan to tackle the climate crisis. The plan is to be finalized by October of this year and promised engagement with the Canadian public and Indigenous Peoples. “While it’s disappointing that they will keep the Harper Government’s target of reducing carbon…

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