Earth Day Parade

April 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hall St. Plaza, Nelson
Earth Day Parade @ Hall St. Plaza, Nelson

Join the West Kootenay EcoSociety, the Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative and your community to celebrate this year’s International Earth Day theme of “Protect our Species”

2pm: Speakers, community information and kids activities, including:

  • Shelly Boyd, Arrow Lakes (Sinixt) facilitator for the Colville Confederated Tribes
  • Painting a parachute for the planet with the Kutenai Art Therapy Institute (KATI)
  • Take home seed planting with Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS)
  • Recycled Symphony
  • Citizens’ Climate Lobby: Nelson-West Kootenay
  • Cottonwood Preservation Society
  • WildSafe BC
  • Kootenay Co-op
  • EcoSave
  • Kootenay Carshare
  • Kootenay Community Bat Project
  • Kootenay Water is Life

3pm: Parade to begin and end at Hall St plaza, with local Samba band to lead the way. Wear your favorite animal, plant or fungus species costume.