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Winter Market-February 20th

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! Feb. 20, March 19 and April 16 10 am to 3…

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Fractured Land

Join us for the Kootenays premier of this stunning and inspiring documentary about BC's fracking industry. Filmmaker Damien Gillis will be at the Capitol with us to discuss the film. With some of the world's largest fracking operations on his territory, a young indigenous leader and lawyer confronts the fractures within his community and himself as he struggles to reconcile traditional teachings…

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Comment to Support Habitat Protection

Support the protection of wildlife habitat in the Pend D'Oreille Valley!   The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (MoFLNRO) recently released an access management area proposal for crown land and conservation properties on the north side of the Pend d’Oreille Reservoir and along the Lower Salmo River. Access management (motor vehicle closure) is being proposed…

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Winter Market-January 23rd

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 20 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! Jan. 23, Feb. 20, March 19 and April 16 10…

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Nelson Brown Bag Lunch Environmental Seminar Series

We invite you to get involved in community discussions on sustainable water use in the Central Kootenays. The format of the gathering is simple: bring your brown bag lunch and enjoy the 40-minute presentation, which will be followed by a lively discussion. It all starts at 12 noon at Selkirk College's Kootenay School of Art.  Friday, January 8th- BC’s 2016 Water…

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Paris climate agreement is the beginning to our 100% renewable energy future

[PARIS, FRANCE – December 12, 2015] – Today 196 countries have agreed to a global climate deal in Paris at the UN climate summit. Governments have signaled that they are seeing the writing on the wall and beginning to catch up with the reality that the fossil fuel era is coming to an end. Business as usual is over for Big Oil, and the global transition to clean jobs and 100% renewable energy is…

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