EcoSociety hosts book tour stop: new thriller on hot topic of climate crisis

What does an Ottawa city councillor who is deeply concerned about the planet’s ecological unravelling and the glacial response by citizens and politicians do when unexpectedly defeated in his re-election bid? He publishes a climate breakdown thriller, then takes it on an epic cross-country book tour, in search of conversation and readers. By electric vehicle, naturally. The climate crisis is a…

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Nelson’s Downtown Farmers’ Market opens June 12!

Nelson’s famous Downtown Farmers’ Market opens for the season tomorrow. The West Kootenay EcoSociety presents the weekly downtown market every Wednesday at the Hall Street Plaza and the 600 block of Baker Street. EcoSociety’s markets strive to connect local farmers and their fresh local produce to visitors and Nelson residents. “The Downtown market is busy. It hosts over 60 vendors, including…

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Let There Be Light – film screening

EcoSociety is bringing this amazing film about fusion energy to the The Civic Theatre in Nelson on Monday Oct. 16 at 7:00 pm. This is a fundraiser for EcoSociety so bring all your friends and family. Tickets will be $12 at the door or online at the Civic Theatre website. See you there!   Clean, safe and unlimited power has been an obsession for scientists and inventors for centuries,…

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Renewable Energy Conference: Register today!

The West Kootenay EcoSociety is hosting the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Conference in Castlegar at the Community Complex on September 7-9. Inspiring and knowledgeable municipal leaders from Canadian cities that have committed to transition to 100% renewable energy in their community energy use no later than 2050 will be speaking at the conference. Residents from across the West…

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Redfish Festival 2017

On August 27th, come down to the Kokanee Creek Nature Centre to celebrate the return of the Kokanee salmon! Here, at the Nature Centre, we’ve been eagerly waiting all summer for the salmon to arrive, and they’re finally here! Our goal is to excite every guest that comes through our doors about nature and the value of protecting the environment; this job is never easier than when there are…

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MarketFest – August 25

The 2017 MarketFest celebrations will be returning for two nights this coming summer!  Downtown Baker Street will, once again, be transformed into a lively night market featuring 100 vendors, live music, dance performances, kids entertainment and more.  MarketFest is fun for the whole family, and is not to be missed.  The fun at MarketFest runs from 6 pm to 10:30 pm.  A $5…

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