Public Events

April is Earth Month

Celebrate Earth Month, Week, Day! Earth Day started in the US on April 22, 1970 as an idea for a nation to focus on the environment. Today 192 countries and 1 billion people partake in Earth day events, a day of action that encourage change in human behavior in order to create a healthy and …  

May 27 & 28 , 2016 – CBEEN Spring Environmental Celebration

Our friends at CBEEN are offering two workshops in Revelstoke this spring in May. Here is your chance to learn how to create behaviour changes & ideas on how to teach about invasive species. Community-Based Social Marketing Workshop When: Friday May 27, 2016 Time: 1:00pm-5:00pm Where: Revelstoke Community Centre Please note this is not a social media workshop. …  

March 5, 2016 – Secrets of the SWAMP Science Showcase

From fen-ominal fens, carnivorous plants and tiny toadlets, our backyard is a wondrous place.  Come find out about rare and new species found right in our watershed. Local scientists will share cool facts about the flora and fauna found in the Slocan Valley watershed! CKISS will have an information booth there filled with valuable FREE …  

February 2, 2016 – World Wetlands Day

What are Wetlands? Wetlands are any area that holds water either temporarily or permanently and come in a wide variety of forms, shapes, and sizes. Wetlands are some of the world’s most productive ecosystems, providing unique wildlife habitat and biodiversity. Wetlands prevent flooding, filter our drinking water, remove and store greenhouse gases, and offer countless …  

December 1st, 2015 – Give Back to BC on GivingTuesday

A movement is happening across Canada to celebrate and encourage activities that support non-profits and charities.  After Black Friday and Cyber Monday we encourage you to participate in Giving Tuesday; a global day dedicated to giving! ISBC is participating in Giving Tuesday on December 1st, an international movement and Canada’s national day of chartable giving. …  

October 24th, 2015 – Kootenay Lake Summit

CKISS will have a booth at the 3rd Annual Kootenay Lake Summit hosted by Friends of Kootenay Lake. This event brings together people who live near Kootnay lake to inspire and educate. What to expect: Presentations Exhibit booths Live Music Dance and  FREE lunch When: Saturday October 24th 9:00 am 3:30pm Where: Prestige Lakeside Resort, …  

October 20th, 2015 – Kootenay Native Plant Society AGM & Talks

Are you interested in native plants? Would you like to learn more? The Kootenay Native Plant Society’s mission is promoting knowledge, appreciation, conservation and restoration of West Kootenay native plants and natural habitats through education, research, and on-the-ground activities. Kootenay Native Plant Society 2015 AGM and Talks Selkirk College, Castlegar October 20th, 7pm Free with …