From the Blog

We need the Kootenays to phase-out fossil fuels and be on 100% renewable energy in all sectors no later than 2050 in order to do our fair share to prevent...
Nelson Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative invites you to the Kootenay Climate Vigils. On the 22nd of every month, a local faith group will host a climate vigil in the tradition...
12 Mile Storage hosted the 3rd annual North Shore Community Garage Sale on May 28 and has generously donated $500 including all collected vendor fees to West Kootenay EcoSociety for...
by Ashley Mcwhirter West Kootenay EcoSociety Outreach Intern I was a fortunate kid growing up in the prairie town of Saskatoon. I was lucky to have a family that deeply...


100% Renewable Kootenays kicks-off on June 18

By Montana Burgess I moved to the Kootenays for the lush forests and fertile land. I feel truly alive when I breath the clean air and swim in the fresh...Read more

MarketFest-June 24

The 2016 MarketFest celebrations will be returning for three nights this coming summer! Downtown Baker Street will, once again, be transformed into a lively night market f eaturing 100 vendors,...Read more

2016 Downtown Local Market opening

The West Kootenay EcoSociety will reopen the 2016 Nelson Downtown Local Market on Wednesday June 15th in the 400 block of Baker St. for its seventh year in a row...Read more

2016 Annual General Meeting

Members of West Kootenay EcoSociety are invited to our 19th Annual General Meeting on May 12, 2016. Enjoy live music and light snacks, and meet our new Executive Director, Montana...Read more