The West Kootenay region is the pre-eminent rural-Canadian model of inclusive and ecologically sustainable living. 100% renewable energy is in place in all sectors notably, transportation, buildings and industry. Local food is affordable for and accessible to local residents and grown sustainably. The region’s ecosystems are thriving and protected. Oppressed and vulnerable people, and Indigenous Peoples and First Nations are engaged in local decision-making.
Who we are
West Kootenay EcoSociety is a non-profit community-driven organization that works to fulfill our mission.
To bring together local residents to protect the natural environment while building just, equitable, healthy, and livable communities in the West Kootenay region.
What we do
- Take action to reduce the crisis of climate change
- Preserve wild places, ecosystems, air and water for future generations
- Promote sustainable local food systems
How we do it
We organize with our grassroots, community leaders, and advocate to our decision-makers on developing local social, political, and economic solutions to environmental and equity problems. Learn more.