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Students in the Selkirk College Integrated Environmental Planning and Forestry Programs restore reptile habitat at the Silver City Trap Club.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Trail, Education, Environment

Selkirk College students participate in community-based restoration

A group of 50 students spent two days restoring habitat on the banks of the Columbia River for the Silver City Trap Club

Bee sitting on clump of yellow flowers.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Kimberley, West Kootenay, Golden, Nelson, Rossland, Environment

Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute to help municipalities adapt to climate change

Municipalities are on the front lines of climate change, so it is important they are developing plans and implementing actions to become more resilient

Emmeline Marshall-Hill, Graham Watt and Brian Taylor, on the shore of the Granby River, Grand Forks, B.C.
West Kootenay, Grand Forks, Environment, Real Estate

Changing the face of Grand Forks

Driven by the forces of nature and the community’s needs, Grand Forks is in the process of transforming itself.

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Paul Denchuk and Meredith Hamstead are standing together in front of a home.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Invermere, Energy, Environment, Small Business

thinkBright Homes: A lighter touch on the planet

thinkBright Homes, based in Invermere, B.C., is at the cutting edge of the green building industry

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CEBC is BC’s clean energy industry association that represents 135 members.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Trail, Environment

Clean Energy BC delves into the Kootenays

The Clean Energy Association of BC (CEBC) is hosting their spring conference Powering Generations: Legacy to the Future in Trail, BC from June 4th – 6th.

Two women sitting down and talking.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Environment, Financial

Transboundary Conference scholarships available

The scholarships are made possible thanks to conference sponsors and co-hosts Columbia Basin Trust and Northwest Power and Conservation Council.

WildSafe BC employee Johanne Lamoureux educates the public at a Bear Smart Community workshop.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Environment

Keeping Wild Things Wild

Columbia Basin Trust has been partnering with the British Columbia Conservation Foundation since 2009

2019 Environmental Education Awards of Excellence graphic.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment

Recognize a deserving educator

Nominations open for 2019 Environmental Education Awards of Excellence

Aerial view of flooding in the community of Grand Forks, B.C.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education, Environment, Technology

RDKB launches new emergency alerting system

Residents can register for emergency alerts delivered by smartphone app, email and voice or text to landline or cell

Yellow sandbag location sign.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Environment

RDEK establishes self-fill sandbag stations as snow melt continues

In cases of localized flooding or high-water, the primary responsibility for protection of property lies with the property owner.

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