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Kieran Poznikoff holding a piglet.
East Kootenay, Creston, Agriculture, Animal Care, Cuisine, Environment, Small Business

Ki Mana Acres Farm found its niche in pasture-raised meat in the Kootenays

Ki Mana Acres Farm near Creston, B.C., is a model for regenerative agriculture and meeting the demand of discerning consumers

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Close-up of Vanessa Terwoort.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Rossland, Environment, Mining, Technology

Vanessa Terwoort describes her rewarding career in industry and encourages others to follow suit

Women can have fulfilling careers in industry, according to Vanessa Terwoort, Director, Environment, Mercer Celgar

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Fruitvale City Council
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Environment

10 West Kootenay governments have voted for 100% renewable energy by 2050

The 100% Renewable Kootenays campaign for clean energy, led by the West Kootenay EcoSociety, continues to grow, adding No. 10: Fruitvale

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Kendra Johnston is the president and CEO of the Association for Mineral Exploration.
Education, Environment, Mining, Technology

The Association of Mineral Exploration leads through change

Kendra Johnston, CEO of AME, likens the Canadian mining and energy conferences to family reunions because of the meaningful relationships developed during camp

by Timothy Fowler
Vendors at Revelstoke Food Initiative Market.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Entertainment and Hospitality, Environment, Tourism

Gearing up for farmers market season across the Kootenays

Local farmers markets help to increase food security and create sustainable communities—check out our list of markets across the Kootenays.

by Julie Matchett
Michael Keefer owns three Kootenay companies, one in Rossland and two based in Cranbrook.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, West Kootenay, Rossland, Environment, Real Estate

Michael Keefer: The story of a serial entrepreneur in the Kootenays

Michael Keefer, an exemplary entrepreneur, owns three green businesses in the Kootenays

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Heather Bodnarchuk, vice president of operations for Prestige Hotels and Resorts, has overseen the assessment process for Sustainable Tourism 2030 from corporate headquarters in Kelowna, B.C.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality, Environment, Tourism

Part 2: Sustainable Tourism 2030 has been embraced by the Prestige hotels in the Kootenays

Prestige Hotels and Resorts are business leaders with 7 “green” certifications from Sustainable Tourism 2030

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Cailey Chase feeds one of her goats
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Canal Flats, Kimberley, Agriculture, Animal Care, Environment, Small Business

Hire goats for environmentally friendly weed control from Vahana Nature Rehabilitation

A trip of goats are trained as targeted grazers for a unique business: Vahana Nature Rehabilitation in Ta Ta Creek, B.C.

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Slash pile burning in forest.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment

With the onset of hot summer weather, BC Wildfire Service prohibits Category 2 & 3 fires

Effective Friday, July 24, Category 2 & 3 fires will be prohibited across the Southeast Fire Centre region. This does not include campfires or cooking stoves.

by Julie Matchett

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