From the Blog

A big huge thank you to all of our 2017 EcoSociety sponsors! We could not do what we do if it were not for these local organizations that support us...
We've released our report on energy and infrastructure in West Kootenay Communities. Our West Kootenay Community Energy & Infrastructure Report outlines local communities’ residential carbon pollution, and steps each community...
Dial-it-up! Get your hands on the volume controls at The EcoCentric on Kootenay Coop Radio. Join the EcoCentric team and help produce one of Canada’s longest-running environmental news radio programs...
Kokanee Creek Nature Camp Poster
Kokanee Creek Nature Centre (run by the West Kootenay EcoSociety) is trying something new this summer: full-day, week-long summer camps for everyone!


MarketFest - July 28

The 2017 MarketFest celebrations will be returning for two nights this coming summer!  Downtown Baker Street will, once again, be transformed into a lively night market featuring 100 vendors,...Read more

Kokanee Creek Nature Centre Opening July 1st!

Hello from the Kokanee Creek Nature Centre’s new coordinator Heather Ling! I am a local girl, and part of the fourth generation of Ling’s to make their home around Kootenay...Read more

Kokanee Mountain Zipline

Community Day at Kokanee Mountain Zipline - May 26

Ever wanted to go ziplining? Now is your chance to do it at half price! And all of the proceeds go to the West Kootenay EcoSociety.

So come on up...Read more

2017 Nelson Downtown Local Market opening - June 14

The West Kootenay EcoSociety will reopen the 2017 Nelson Downtown Local Market on Wednesday June 14th in the 400 block of Baker St. for its 8th year in a row....Read more