From the Blog

By Diana van Eyk Sustainability starts from the inside out. When working for a sustainable future, organizational sustainability is essential. We need to make sure the core team of the...
By Erin Thompson I am the new Community Engagement Coordinator at the West Kootenay EcoSociety. I am excited and honoured to be serving the West Kootenays by working toward greater...
The EcoSociety has launched our 100% Renewable Kootenays Supporters Network . 100% Renewable Kootenays is the initiative to transition to 100% renewable energy in each West Kootenay town no later...
By Montana Burgess Today in Ottawa, the federal government’s plan to cut carbon pollution, the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, was announced during the First Ministers’ meeting...


Winter Market-January 28

Come and enjoy the wonderful flavors, smells and artistry of locally grown, baked and hand-made goods at the annual EcoSociety Winter Markets! Lots to choose from with over 25 vendors...Read more

New Kootenay Rideshare website launches on November 29

The Kootenay Rideshare website, hosted by the West Kootenay EcoSociety, will be re-launched with new features on November 29. The new website address is The Kootenay Rideshare website is...Read more

Old growth logging film comes to West Kootenays

Join your friends in Castlegar, Rossland & Nelson for fundraising film nights in support of the West Kootenay EcoSociety. A spellbinding account of environmentalism, obsession, and myth, Hadwin’s Judgement chronicles...Read more

EcoSociety is proud sponsor of Deconstructing Dinner

The Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival returns with 12 documentary films over 5 days at 5 venues. The schedule for 2016 is spre ad out between October 26 and November 12...Read more