What does volunteering & working at EcoSociety mean to you?

Remember when we could safely gather and take part in parades and other celebrations? Let's work toward doing that again soon. Earth Day parade, Nelson, 2019. To celebrate Earth Day, we asked EcoSociety staff and volunteers why they work and volunteer with us, what motivates them, and why it is important to them. Here are a few of their answers.  “Volunteering for the EcoSociety over the past…

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Happy Earth Day

Join the West Kootenay EcoSociety, the Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative and your friends and neightbours to celebrate Earth Day. This year’s global theme is Protect our Species. Join the fun at Hall St. Plaza in Nelson on Monday, April 22nd from 2-4pm. The parade starts at 3pm and features the local Samba band. Dress up as your favorite plant, animal or fungus. Other Earth Day Events:…

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Let Earth Day inspire you at the EcoSociety

Earth Day

Earth Day! What a day to kick-off this year's membership drive! This month we're putting on a series where we'll be featuring members, volunteers, staff, market vendors, and more who will be sharing their story about why the EcoSociety matters so much to them.   To start us off, it is my pleasure to feature the lovely Diana van Eyk. Diana is truly an invaluable part of the EcoSociety…

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Earth Day Extravaganza in Nelson

Join the EcoSociety and our friends for a Kootenay Earth Day celebration in Nelson on Saturday, April 22 Nelson Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative invites you to a special vigil at Lakeside Park 3pm Local entertainment, audience participation, fun for everyone 4pm Faith communities annouce support for 100% renewable energy & special interfaith climate vigil 5:30pm Vegetarian…

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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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Earth Day Celebration!

Join West Kootenay EcoSociety and friends for a fun celebration of Earth Day on April 22. 2015 marks the 45th anniversary of the original Earth Day on April 22, 1970. What started with thousands now reaches over a billion people world wide.  In Rossland, Earth Day will be celebrated downtown in partnership with Rossland Real Food and the Rossland Mountain Market Society on Saturday April…

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