Join the EcoSociety and our friends for a Kootenay Earth Day celebration in Nelson on Saturday, April 22

  • Nelson Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative invites you to a special vigil at Lakeside Park

3pm Local entertainment, audience participation, fun for everyone
4pm Faith communities annouce support for 100% renewable energy & special interfaith climate vigil
5:30pm Vegetarian dinner (by donation), dessert, dance

  • EcoSociety movie night fundraiser at the Capitol Theater in Nelson

7pm - "How to let go of the world and love all the things climate can't change"

Directed by Josh Foxx (Gasland)

In How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can't Change, Oscar Nominated director Josh Fox (GASLAND) continues in his deeply personal style, investigating climate change – the greatest threat our world has ever known. Traveling to 12 countries on 6 continents, the film acknowledges that it may be too late to stop some of the worst consequences and asks, what is it that climate change can’t destroy? What is so deep within us that no calamity can take it away?

Buy tickets before they sell out!

Watch the film trailer

 

Reviews:

"A sprawling chronicle of despair - and hope...A fascinating, heartbreaking and ultimately inspiring ride...Highly engaging."
Andrew O'Hehir, Salon
 
"How to Let Go says all the right things about an unnerving peril, and the various ways some highly motivated people are trying to combat it."
Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times
 
"Highly entertaining, imaginative, and often emotional...A stylish cinematic tour de force."
Ed Rampell, Sierra Club Magazine
 
"Fox has created a resource of hope in cataclysmic times...This film is highly recommended for educators of all types, especially middle school through college. It would serve as an excellent pedagogical device at conferences and special community events. Five stars!"
Brian McKenna, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan-Dearborn
 
 
If you are going to be in Rossland on Earth Day, check-out the full-day of events from 8am-4pm. 
8:00am-4:00pm: RDCK's Trash to Treasure Day @ your street curb *place unwanted household items on the curb with a sign letting treasure hunters know that the items are up for grabs until 4pm*
 
9:00am-3:00pm: SPCA bottle drive @ Parking Lot across from the Prestige *keep those containers out of the landfill and help care for shelter animals while they wait for their new forever homes*
 
9:00am-12:00pm: North Jubilee Wetland Open House @ Jubilee Wetland *tour the wetlands with a RSEA member and learn more about Rossland's Streamkeepers program*
 
9:00 am-12:00 pm: Plant a Tree on Earth Day! @ the Rossland Library *Pick up a larch, pine or spruce seedling and plant it in your yard. Each seedling $1. Proceeds will help purchase bee friendly shrubs for the Community Garden.*
 
9:00 am – 12:00 pm: Composting and Chicken Coops in Bear Country @ the Rossland Library *Building good habbits for chicken coops and composting in Bear Country*
 
9:00am-12:00pm: Rossland Real Foods annual Chicken Coop & Compost Crawl
 
11:00am-3:00pm: Special Local Food & Drink @ Rossland Mountain Market *at the regular outdoor market location on Queen Street!*
 

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