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A mother is reading a book to her young son.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Nelson, Energy, Environment

Celebrate Earth Hour by reading aloud by candlelight

Revive the lost art of reading aloud during Earth Hour—Saturday, March 25th starting at 8:30 p.m.

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Steven Thomson enjoys the challenges and diversity of his career, even sitting in the office, as he is here
West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Energy, Environment, Small Business, 40 Under 40

Steven Thomson: Meet this maverick engineer

9dot Engineering Inc., based in Nelson, B.C., has talented innovators such as CEO Steven Thomson

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Slocan campground
West Kootenay, Slocan, Environment, Tourism

The Village of Slocan is on the cusp of an eco-tourism boom

Once focused on forestry, Slocan is now evolving into an eco-tourism hot spot.

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Cover of report: Water Monitoring and Climate Change in the Upper Columbia Basin
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment

Learn more about water resources in the Basin

New Trust report highlights status of water resources and future opportunities.

A herd of big-horn sheep are running across a road.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Environment, Transportation

Here’s a wild idea: Grab your phone and report wildlife

Road Watch BC is recruiting citizen scientists to gather data that will reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions

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Forty-nine projects were approved for funding in 2016 with a combined total of $1.07 million from Columbia Basin Trust's Environment Grants program.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Developments, Education, Environment, Financial

Environment Projects to benefit Basin

Columbia Basin Trust program helps strengthen environmental well-being.

Ingrid Hope, president/owner of Hall Printing, stands beside an environmentally friendly, energy-efficient printer that uses no processing chemicals or water.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Nelson, Trail, Environment, Forestry

Lightening its print on the planet

Hall Printing in Trail, B.C., won the Go Green Award from the local chamber of commerce

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As a dedicated arborist, Chris Nicholson goes to great heights in the course of his workday.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Fernie, Environment, Small Business

Black Bear Tree Care, Fernie

Chris Nicholson is a highly qualified, tree-loving arborist who owns and operates Black Bear Tree Care in Fernie, B.C.

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The newly completed Smelter Recycle building at Teck's Trail operation.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Trail, Developments, Environment

Teck Trail operations completes $35 million investment to improve community air quality

Teck Trail Operations has completed construction on the Smelter Recycle Building, a $35-million investment that will reduce fugitive dust emissions by up to 25%

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