Central Kootenay Leaders Defend Old Growth Forests

On August 19th, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) passed a unanimous resolution requesting the remaining old-growth forests and significant old trees in the Central Kootenay region be preserved.  Area E Director, Ramona Faust, brought the resolution forward to the RDCK Board. With the resolution passed, RDCK staff are now preparing a letter to Minister Conroy of Forests, Lands,…

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Cheers for Nelson City Council!

Congratulations, Nelson City Council, on making two important decisions last night that benefit Nelson residents, businesses and the environment! Council voted ‘Yes’ to joining the regional composting plan. This is a huge step forward to help Nelson residents and businesses compost effectively, reduce use of landfills, and work towards carbon-neutrality. It’s part of the city and regional…

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Conversation Cafe – Waste

The West Kootenay EcoSociety's Conversation Cafe series wraps up with a discussion on resource recovery on Tuesday May 7. West Kootenay EcoSociety and the Earth Matters Youth Zero-Waste Upcycling project invite the community for an interesting and informative conversation about turning trash into treasures. Thousands of tons of "waste" leave our community every day - headed for the landfill or…

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EcoSociety Calendar is Up

EcoSociety's new events calendar by timely is amazing! You can view it on our website, on Inthekoots, and you can even subscribe to it with iCal, Outlook, or Google Calendar. You can also add single events to your favourite calendar manager with the click of a button.  You never need miss another EcoSociety event! To view the calendar, just go to ecosociety.ca/calendar

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Market Fest August Lineup

West Kootenay EcoSociety announces the entertainment lineup for the August MarketFest! After great crowds and good weather for June and July, we're excited for the grand finale of the 2012 Market Fest season. 6 - 6:40 Moving Mosaic Samba Band NDCU Stage6:45 - 7:45 Kenny Konrad & Friends8:00 - 9:00 White Lightning Blues Band9:15 - 10:15 Sunshine Drive Royal Stage6:45 - 7:15 Folk Fusion…

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