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Send a message for our climate future

Prime Minister Trudeau is meeting with provincial leaders tomorrow in Vancouver to determine the framework that provinces and the federal government will use to overhaul Canada’s plans to tackle the climate crisis. This is fulfilling one of his campaign promises in the wake of the UN Paris Agreement. Since the Liberal Government came into office, and established the Ministry of Environment and…

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2016 Tall Tree Sponsors

Sending out a big huge THANK YOU to the Kootenay Coop and Still Eagle. They are our two "Tall Tree" major sponsors for 2016. We could not do what we do without community help like this.

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Awards nominations now accepted!

West Kootenay EcoSociety is soliciting nominations for environmental acheivement awards. The award categories reflect EcoSOciety's program areas of Conservation, Climate Change, Sustainable Food Systems, and Environmental Education, and will be awarded at the annual Spring Into Spring fundraising gala on April 10, 2016.  "We're really excited to revive our awards program. There are so many…

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Divestment Community Resources

While we work to get federal, provincial and municipal governments to take real climate action, we can come together as individuals in our communities and join the divestment movement! All around the world people are taking their personal investments out of fossil fuels (divesting) and investing them in renewables and other more socially responsible and ethical companies and causes. Learn more…

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Jumbo Wild Film

For decades, First Nations, conservationists, backcountry skiers and snowboarders have fought a proposed large-scale ski resort deep in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia. After 24 years of opposition, what more will it take to keep Jumbo wild for good?   Come and see this amazing film on Wednesday February 17 at the Civic Theatre at 7:30 pm.    Tickets will…

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Learn about pulling your investments out of fossil fuels

Learn about what options exist for personal financial investments in renewable energy and divesting from fossil fuels. Featuring: • Panel of Local Investment Advisors: Claire Hallam, Investors Group  Peggy DeVries, Edward Jones Vivi Lindsay, Nelson and District Credit Union – Money Works • Trish Nixon, CoPower on new financial opportunities including information on…

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