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 sustainable environment.

CKISS Earth Month Events:

April 22 – “Duck Bay Restoration Project” – CKISS has partnered with FOKL (Friends of Kootenay Lake) and the Wildflower School to replant native trees in the “Duck Bay” wetland in Lakeside Park in Nelson, BC.wildflower

April 29 – “ Redfish Broombash” – CKISS will lead students from the Redfish School in an outdoor invasive species field trip. Students will learn what invasive species are, what their impacts are on the environment, and what actions they can take to make a positive difference. Students will also partake in the removal of invasive scotch broom from Sunshine Park.Scotch broom

April 30 – Creston Valley Spring Trade Show – CKISS will have an outreach booth from 10-4 at the Creston and District Community Complex. Come find our booth to pick up some valuable resources.Nelson Seedy Sat