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:

  • RDCK’s  Trash to Treasure 
  • Sunday’s Salmo GreenDream and Taghum Hall Earth Day markets
  • The Kootenay Coop is hosting a slew of Earth Day events all week from an Ebike letter writing campaign, Community education day, to Zero waste shopping and much more! Check out their calendar of events here.
  • The Rossland Sustainability is hosting an event at the library on Tuesday, seed planting for kids on Friday, Electric car test drives and rally on Saturday, and a Chicken crawl on Sunday! Check out details here.

Can’t make it to an Earth Day event? You can make a donation to help make everyday Earth Day. At the EcoSociety, we’re working hard everyday for the transition to 100% renewable energy, for protecting old growth forests, and for sustainable food in your community.