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City of Nelson Parking Survey

As you may have heard, the City of Nelson is currently reviewing its Parking Strategy and is asking for public feedback, with the survey closing this Monday, February 18th. You can help us build support for a strategy that incentivizes healthier modes of transportation, like walking and cycling, by making them easier and safer, instead of providing incentives to drive and thus congest downtown…

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West Kootenay Foodie Film Fest

By Chelsea Matheison I’ve always known that, on some level, local food sustainability was important, but until recently, it was never a forefront issue in my mind. I guess I just took it for granted. Growing up in Nelson as a child, I had a daily relationship with my garden. I planted seeds, collected bugs, and ate dirt. One year, I ate every last strawberry in the garden before they were ripe.…

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Green Drinks returns to Rossland

The West Kootenay EcoSociety and the Rossland Sustainability Commission are hosting Rossland Green Drinks on Tuesday, October 27 from 5-7pm at the REDroom Lounge in the Prestige Mountain Resort. Green Drinks is a global event, taking place in hundreds of cities around the world. Traditionally, Green Drinks is for people who work in the environmental field. In Rossland, all community members who…

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