Gathering of the Eagles

GATHERING OF EAGLES: Convergence for a Pipeline and Tanker Free BC will be landing June 2nd, in Castlegar at the Brilliant Cultural Center, from 1 PM to 5:30 PM.  This important event will feature: Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs Joan Phillip, Penticton Band Councillor Gerald Amos, Former Chief Councillor of the Haisla First Nations, Kitimat……

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Invermere’s Jumbo Resolve

The District of Invermere is the closest city to the proposed Jumbo ski resort town. That's why the District Council took action to support West Kootenay EcoSociety's legal action against the Jumbo Municipality. The District passed a resolution asking the Union of BC Municipalities to intervene in our court case. The UBCM passed a resolution at its annual conference last fall opposing…

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Jumbo lawsuit gains momentum

The City of Nelson passed a unanimous resolution on Monday expressing concern regarding the Jumbo Municipality. The resolution asks the Union of BC Municipalities to intervene in the West Kootenay EcoSociety’s lawsuit challenging the unpopulated municipality high in the Purcell Mountains. The province established the city and appointed a city council in February in order to allow the development…

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Earth Day Extravaganza

There are a lot of things happening around Earth Day this year! Check it out, sign up, and get involved. Thursday, April 18: A Fierce Green Fire benefit for Jumbo Wild, 7:30 Friday, April 19: Civic Theatre Kids Matinees, 9:30 & 11:50am Saturday, April 20: Kootenay Lake Native Plant Restoration, 1-4pm Sunday April 21: Slocan Valley Eco-Tour, 10am-2pm  Monday, April 22: Know your…

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Movie Benefit for Jumbo Wild

West Kootenay EcoSociety and the Civic Theatre invite you to a special screening of the documentary film A Fierce Green Fire on April 18th in honour of Earth Day. Proceeds of the event will go to support the legal fund to Keep Jumbo Wild! Tickets will be $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors with ID. FIlm starts at 7:30 A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: The Battle for a Living Planet is the first…

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Kim Kratky at Rogers Pass

Song for Jumbo Wild!

Check out this new video we made for Sean Rodman's Jumbo Song! The video is dedicated to Jumbo Champion Kim Kratky, who passed away on March 12, 2013.  West Kootenay EcoSociety has filed a petition in BC Supreme Court, asking a judge to revoke the Jumbo Resort Municipality (read more about the court case). We need your support to carry the case to fruition! Every dollar you contribute will…

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