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Comment to Support Habitat Protection

Support the protection of wildlife habitat in the Pend D'Oreille Valley!   The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (MoFLNRO) recently released an access management area proposal for crown land and conservation properties on the north side of the Pend d’Oreille Reservoir and along the Lower Salmo River. Access management (motor vehicle closure) is being proposed…

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Interfaith discussion and climate action group in Nelson

Nelson churches and faith groups have teamed up with the West Kootenay EcoSociety to launch a seven-week study of the Pope’s recent encyclical on climate action, Laudato Si'. The Cathedral of Mary Immaculate Roman Catholic Parish, Anglican Parish of the Kokanee, Ascension Lutheran Church, Kootenay Shambhala Meditation Centre, Nelson United Church and Yasodhara Ashram have been working together to…

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BC Forests and Timber Supply At Risk

BC Timber Supply

A special committee has been formed to decide what to do about the loss of future timber supply cause by the government's mismanagement of the pine beetle epidemic. Essentially, the government has waited to implement replanting plans in the millions of hectares affected by mountain pine beetle. As a result, regrowth has been delayed, and there are concerns that timber supply from these areas…

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Kaslo Town

Kaslo Rally for Jumbo Wild!

May 26, 3:30pm Kaslo Memorial Park Meet at 2:30 at Chahko Mika Mall in Nelson to caravan The Minister of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations is invited and expected at the BC Community Forestry Association meeting in Kaslo on May 26th. Come to Kaslo to greet Minister Thomson with a peaceful demonstration of our commitment to keep Jumbo Wild! Joe Foy of the Wilderness Committee will…

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Jumbo Valley Keep It Wild

Teach in For Jumbo Wild!

Nelson United Church Josephine @ Silica May 23, 7-9pm by donation Learn more about the proposal to build a ski-resort in the heart of Purcell Grizzly habitat. Educate yourself! Learn: What is proposed Impacts on our communities Impacts on wildlife and biodiversity How to exercise your rights What you can do Even if you think you understand the issue, the more you understand…

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I Love Jumbo WIld Postcard

Jumbo Action Alert

We want our Jumbo Wild! The province is moving forward this week with legislation that would allow an unprecedented assault on our democracy: creating a municipality where there are no permanent residents.The move would allow the Ministry of Community, Sport, and Cultural Development to appoint the Jumbo Resort town council, which could then make land use decisions with no accountability at…

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