The Forest Practices Board released a report that recommends better reforestation practices in B.C.’s dry fir forests, including less clearcuttingby Virginia Rasch
Green Sceneby Virginia Rasch
A blog featuring some of the successful sustainable initiatives by Kootenay businesses.
Welcome to Green Scene—a blog featuring environmentally friendly or sustainable initiatives. The Kootenays are a special region in British Columbia with amazing natural beauty. We are looking for stories about people, organizations or businesses that show a fresh, green approach to sustaining this precious environment. Please submit your idea, and we will follow up with you for a possible entry on this page.
Virginia is a writer and copy editor with Koocanusa Publications. She is an avid outdoor recreationist in all seasons and has lived in the Kootenays for 10 years. With degrees in the natural sciences, she has worked as a tour guide, an environmentalist, a writer, and a copy editor of scientific publications. Virginia now brings her passion for everything green to Kootenay Business. View all of Virginia Rasch’s articles
Recent Green Scene articles
A trip of goats are trained as targeted grazers for a unique business: Vahana Nature Rehabilitation in Ta Ta Creek, B.C.by Virginia Rasch
Here’s a list of all Kootenay farmers markets to help us increase our local food securityby Virginia Rasch and Julie Matchett
Three more West Kootenay communities have signed on to the EcoSociety’s 100% Renewable Kootenays campaign: Castlegar, Warfield and Kasloby Virginia Rasch
Five West Kootenay communities have signed on to the EcoSociety’s 100% Renewable Kootenays campaign. Meet the early adopters of change.by Virginia Rasch