Jumbo Valley

EcoSociety Challenges Jumbo Municipality in Court

On Feb 18, 2013, the West Kootenay EcoSociety submitted an application for a Judicial Review of the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality at the BC Courthouse in Nelson. The application argues that the appointment of municipal councilors without any electors violates the constitution and various provincial statutes. The Province of British Columbia created the new municipality in the Jumbo…

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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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2012 Spring Membership Drive

EcoSociety has been protecting our environment and building community for over 15 years. Starting with advocating for West Arm Provincial Park and operating a regional recycling facility, EcoSociety has never stopped serving. In 2012, we are bigger and bolder than ever. But we need your support to keep activating our communtiy through leadership and education. Your membership helps support our…

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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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Candlelight Rally for Jumbo Wild

Jumbo Rally Pictures & Recap

West Kootenay Coalition for Jumbo Wild held an impromptu candlelight rally on Mar 25 at Nelson City Hall. K.Linda Kivi was the master of ceremonies, and Marilyn James kicked off the evening with an invocation on behalf of the Sinixt Nation. The evening also featured the Raging Grannies, Kim Kratky of the Kootenay Mountaineering Club, banjoist Earl Hamilton, EcoSociety Director David Reid, and a…

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LIght The Way For Jumbo Valley

Light the way for Jumbo Wild

The West Kootenay Coalition for Jumbo Wild is inviting concerned residents to Light the Way for Jumbo Wild with a peaceful gathering on Sunday March 25, 2012 starting at 7:30. Speakers, music, and information about the issue will be on hand. Dress for the weather and bring a candle!

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