EcoSociety slags provincial appointment of Jumbo municipal council

Provincial government appoints Jumbo municipal council Bad day for democracy says EcoSociety Nov. 20, 2012 A three-person municipal council for the Jumbo development was announced November 20th by BC Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Bill Bennett. The West Kootenay EcoSociety blasted the BC Liberals for the latest move in a 23-year fight over the Jumbo Valley. The creation…

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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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Jumbo Glacier and Pass

Beautiful Jumbo Photos

Nelson-based photographer Lucas Jmieff www.lucasimage.ca has shared an amazing gallery of photos of Jumbo Valley area, in hopes of helping to protect it for current and future generations of explorers and grizzly bears. Take a look 

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Protect Jumbo Mountain

Sinixt Statement on Jumbo

The Sinixt Nation is opposed to the proposed Master Development Plan for Jumbo Glacier Resort and all and any future developments on our sacred mountain. We wish to express our sincere support to groups and individuals who are actively working to protect the area known as Jumbo Mountain against all developments in this sensitive part of our territory. To Sinixt people, Jumbo Mountain and all…

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grizzly bears in jumbo valley

Press Release on Jumbo Approval

For immediate release Mar 20, 2012 Local Groups Blast Jumbo Decision Responding to the province’s approval of the Master Development Plan for Jumbo Glacier Resort, local groups criticized the decision, saying that it is clearly a significant backwards step at this time when environmental concerns should be at the forefront. “In polls, petitions, and letters, thousands of Kootenay residents have…

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