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Local faith communities commit to 100% renewable energy

To celebrate Earth Day, on April 22, four faith groups announced their support for 100% renewable energy in Kootenay communities no later than 2050 and pledged to transition their own church and centre operations to 100% renewable energy by mid-century. Kootenay Shambhala Meditation Centre, Nelson United Church, St. Saviour's Pro Cathedral, and Yasodhara Ashram committed to transition their…

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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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Nelson garbage pick-up changes

We've sent a letter to the City of Nelson to express concern with the changes proposed for garbage pick-up. Here's what we sent... The West Kootenay EcoSociety, as advised by its Conservation Committee members, wish to express our concerns with The City of Nelson’s decision to require curbside waste to be deposited on the curb for pick-up only in bags (as opposed to cans).  This change…

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Old growth logging film comes to West Kootenays

Join your friends in Castlegar, Rossland & Nelson for fundraising film nights in support of the West Kootenay EcoSociety. A spellbinding account of environmentalism, obsession, and myth, Hadwin’s Judgement chronicles BC logging engineer and survivalist Grant Hadwin’s emotional crusade to alert us all to the egregious devastation wrought by clear-cutting on the world’s last…

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EcoSociety is proud sponsor of Deconstructing Dinner

The Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival returns with 12 documentary films over 5 days at 5 venues. The schedule for 2016 is spread out between October 26 and November 12 – making it much easier for lovers of good food and drink to attend more events. October 26 at the Civic Theatre is RACING EXTINCTION – from the Academy Award winning filmmakers of The Cove. Spanning the globe to…

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Monthly Kootenay Climate Vigils

  Nelson Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative invites you to the Kootenay Climate Vigils. On the 22nd of every month, a local faith group will host a climate vigil in the tradition of their spiritual practice. The event could be a prayer vigil, a discussion, a potluck, a combination, or something else completely. The location, time of day and duration will vary each month. All are…

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