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A farm and its produce makes a beautiful green panorama against blue mountains and a cloudless sky.
Creston, Agriculture, Environment Growing in Creston

Community partners will be exploring what programs, services and facilities for agri-food education would best meet Creston Valley needs.

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A girl in overalls holds out a basket full of carrots and greens. She's wearing gardening gloves.
Cranbrook, Kimberley, Environment Learn to garden for free

Cranbrook and Kimberley will be offering free gardening workshops as a part of the welcoming communities project.

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A group stands in front of a red motor boat.
Christina Lake, Environment Helping boaters keep lakes free of invasive species

Christina Lake volunteers are hoping to stop the spread of invasive species by inspecting boats for harmful mussels

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Two wooden deer appear to graze in a field, framed by blurry weeds.
Cranbrook Decorating Cranbrook’s urban deer

The Cranbrook and District Arts Council has come up with a fun way to engage people with an Urban Artsy Deer Quest and Competition.

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A woman in a green jacket and a tall man in a dark blue suit stand next to a LEED plaque.
Cranbrook Green design at College of the Rockies

College of the Rockies' entrance expansion was completed in 2010. Now the design has achieved certification by Leadership in Energy and Environmetal Design.

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Plant beds have greenery and flowers inside a greenhouse.
Invermere, Environment Sharing community greenhouse success

Columbia Basin Trust is providing funding to help make the knowledge gleaned from Groundswell's community greenhouse in Invermere more easily accessible.

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A woman holds a blue laundry hamper and smiles while laundry hangs behind her.
Environment Energy Diet for Kootenay Residents

FortisBC is signing people up for an energy diet which offers great initiatives to help residents cut back on unnecessary energy waste.

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A brown haired young woman smiles at the camera. She wears a blue BC shirt and there is a yellow canoe in the background.
Environment Newly hired: invasive species coordinator

Invasive species are not a small issue. The Columbia-Shuswap Regional District has recently formed a group to help control these unwanted plants and organisms.

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A concept drawing from birds eye view shows layers of trees and plants in a circular pattern.
Cranbrook, Agriculture, Environment Food forest in the Kootenays

Clear Sky Farm has started developing an innovative cold-climate food forest on one acre near Fort Steele in the East Kootenay.

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Someone holds a chalkboard which fills most of the screen. On it are sketched two windmills.
Cranbrook, Education, Environment Sustainability in post-secondary education

College of the Rockies is now pleased to be a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

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A man in a suit jacket pulls a green binder with a recycle symbol off of a shelf of white binders.
Environment, Small Business Energy advice for small business

LiveSmart BC has an initiative called the Small Business Program geared at helping the little companies find big environmental changes that can save on costs.

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