Why I Love The Kootenays

Why I Love the Kootenays

The BC Teachers Federation had a regional conference in Nelson and sponsored an amateur film contest. Here are the winning entries - enjoy! Documentary - Why I Love The Kootenays By Morghan Watson. Very unique with the use of stop motion animation. Super awesome sketches and a nice count down from 3-2-1. She acknowledges how lucky we are to be in this area and to have these wonderfully clean…

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Enbridge movie coming to Kootenays

The Kootenays for a Pipeline Free BC team is bringing in film-maker to screen his documentary On the Line following the proposed path of the Enbridge Pipeline. Frank Wolf will be on hand to describe his journey across BC! Monday May 7, Castlegar Library Hall Tues May 8, Nelson United Church Showtime is 7pm Admission by donation http://www.onthelinemovie.com/

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2012 Nelson Garden Festival

If gardens are good teachers, there will be lots to learn at the 11th Annual Nelson Garden Festival, Saturday, May 12 on downtown Baker Street.“We have more vendors than ever,” says one of the festivals organizers Glyn Violini. “Each year the festival grows and really, community agriculture prospers.” Violini, a heather and rose vendor who helped start the first garden festival, has…

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Candlelight Rally for Jumbo Wild

Jumbo Rally Pictures & Recap

West Kootenay Coalition for Jumbo Wild held an impromptu candlelight rally on Mar 25 at Nelson City Hall. K.Linda Kivi was the master of ceremonies, and Marilyn James kicked off the evening with an invocation on behalf of the Sinixt Nation. The evening also featured the Raging Grannies, Kim Kratky of the Kootenay Mountaineering Club, banjoist Earl Hamilton, EcoSociety Director David Reid, and a…

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World Water Day

The theme for World Water Day  on March 22, 2012 is food security. The connection between water security and food security may be easy to overlook in our region of plentiful freshwater, but droughts in the prairies and grain belts around the world have already triggered food shortages and price spikes. To help understand the crisis, here is a list of 5 films, some of which are…

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E-Update for Feb 2012

1. Enbridge Northern Gateway Event 2. Jumbo Wild Forever 3. Glacier-Howser Update 4. Markets Director Position 5. Markets Application Available 6. Seedy Saturday 7. EcoSociety's upcoming events 8. Other upcoming events 1. Enbridge Northern Gateway Event Public Meeting 7pm Thursday Feb 23 Nelson United Church Hall Silica @ Josephine Speakers:…

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