Now Hiring Two Outreach Coordinators

We are taking applications for two summer Outreach Coordinator positions. Job goes from July 2nd - August 27th. Closing Date for applications is May 15th. Terms: $15/hr, 35 hrs/wk Job Description: Two positions: One based out of Trail office. One based out of Nelson office. West Kootenay EcoSociety works to preserve wild places, air and water for future generations; to take action to reduce…

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Happy Earth Day

Join the West Kootenay EcoSociety, the Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative and your friends and neightbours to celebrate Earth Day. This year’s global theme is Protect our Species. Join the fun at Hall St. Plaza in Nelson on Monday, April 22nd from 2-4pm. The parade starts at 3pm and features the local Samba band. Dress up as your favorite plant, animal or fungus. Other Earth Day Events:…

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Clean Energy BC’s 2019 Conference comes to Trail in June

Clean Energy BC is hosting the 2019 annual Spring Conference, Powering Generations: Legacy to the Future in Trail from June 4th-6th. Trail has long been an engine of British Columbia’s electricity, mining, and economy and they are looking forward to celebrating the region’s legacy of excellence during the revitalizing spring season. Powering Generations will address how the Kootenays are leading…

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Regional Energy Efficiency Program

The Regional District Central Kootenay (RDCK) is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and has developed the Regional Energy Efficiency Program (REEP). The program offers two streams: Home Renovation and New Home. The energy efficient home renovation stream provides incentives that support energy audits and access to rebates. The energy efficient new-home education stream provides…

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100% Renewable Kootenays Campaign gets big boost at Castlegar movie night

The West Kootenay EcoSociety's 100% Renewable Kootenays Campaign to phase out fossil fuels and transition the region to 100% renewable energy by 2050 gained more support at a local movie night at the Castle Theatre in Castlegar on Saturday, April 6. The event consisted of a mix of entertainment, education and Cycology Bikes of Castlegar generously donated door prizes. The event drew a full and…

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North of Nightfall Mountain Bike Film in Rossland & Castlegar

West Kootenay EcoSociety is proud to present North of Nightfall, a film by Red Bull Media House made by local film company, Freeride Entertainment. The film plays in Rossland on Thursday, April 4 at 7:30 pm at the Miners’ Hall, and in Castlegar on Saturday, April 6 at 6:30pm at the Castle Theater as a fundraiser for the EcoSociety. Extreme Arctic Circle mountain biking, paired with local film…

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