Public Events

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 …  

September 27th, 2015 – Reclamation Ride for the Environment

Sundays are a great day to jump on your motorcycle and take in the Kootenay landscape with the West Kootenay Roadrunners! Join a group of riders who love their bikes and the enviroment to help plant trees and shrubs in order to restore degraded wetland habitat. All the tools will be provided you simply need …  

September 26th, 2015 – Bonnington Bash

Come celebrate Community! Join residents and neighbours for a festive fall event. The Bonnington Bash at the Bonnington Regional Park, Saturday September 26. Starts at 5pm.    5pm-dusk: Live, family-friendly music by Father Paul and the Fireside Prophets. BBQ (smokey and hot dog meals) and kids activities sponsored by Nelson Daybreak Rotary and Mt. Sentinel Interact Club.  dusk – 9:30pm – …  

September 27, 2015 – BC Rivers Day

BC River’s day is Canada’s largest river appreciation day. For the past 30 years the last Sunday of September brings thousands of people together across the province to celebrate the cultural, recreational and environmental importance of waterways. The City of Trail is hosting an event on Sunday September 27, 2015. Bring your friends, family, and …  

September 22nd, 2015 – CSISS AGM

Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society (CSISS) is hosting their AGM on Tuesday September 22nd, 2015 in Salmon Arm B.C. There will be a boat wash station demonstration, as well an oppurtunity to show-case the CSRD Eurasian Milfoil program. CSISS will review their  2015 operational highlights from outreach and field programs. Location is the CSRD Boardroom, all are welcome. To email …  

September 20th, 2015 – Wetland Restoration – Community Planting Day

The community of Rossland is restoring the North Jubilee wetland (behind the Rossland Summit School field). You are invited to attend the community-planting day on Sunday September 20th from 9 am – 2pm. There will be 1500 perennial shrubs and trees planted to create a thriving wetland. The public is also invited to the area …  

September 16th, 2015 – 10th Annual AGM & Field Tour

Join CKISS at the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area for informative presentations, interactive tours and a complimentary lunch    WHAT TO EXPECT……. 9:30-10:00 am – Welcome and Registration – CKISS welcomes you to the beautiful wetlands at the Creston Valley Wildlife Centre. 10:00- 11:00 am – Yellow Flag Iris Research Tour and Drone Demonstration – Catherine Tarasoff from Thompson River Industry …  

September 13th, 2015 – Hills Garlic Festival

CKISS will have a booth at the 23rd Annual Hills Garlic Festival from 10 am – 5pm. Vendors from all around B.C. flock to this beautiful area of the Kootenays to sell their bounty of local, organic and fresh produce. There will be artisans, live entertainment and food trucks. The money raised at the festival …