Category Archives: Forestry

Rural Routes podcast…the future of forestry

This past September, the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation held its 29th yearly conference and AGM in Nelson. As part of the conference and also connected to  the Foundation, is a podcast program that collects stories, interviews and information on various … Continue reading

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Director’s News Nov 7

Read all about it!….. latest news from Director Watson… Aimee Director’s Corner Nov 7         D.Pyperphoto©

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New Coordinator at Links

  Links is pleased to welcome Chelsey Leyshon as the new LINKS Coordinator for the society. Chelsey has lived in various communities in the LV, and brings a variety of skills to the position, including work with non profit societies, … Continue reading

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A Hot Topic – Fires and our Future

October 2017-Rural Development Institute updates The worst BC wildfire season on record was officially declared by the BC Wildfire Service in August. Since April 1, 2017 the impacts include over 900,000 hectares of land burned, tens of thousands of people … Continue reading

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Area D Director update…

Your Area D Director has been busy. Please click on links below to review various topics relevent to the Lardeau Valley which Area D Director Watson has been a part of or has lead. … And, the paving has begun … Continue reading

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Wilderness and Remote First Aid course at Selkirk College

An instructor and date have now been confirmed for this course! Register early to avoid cancellation. A 20-hour basic level Wilderness and Remote first aid training, covering material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus strategies for providing extended care … Continue reading

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Friends of Kootenay Lake Summit

We are so excited to announce that our 5th Annual Kootenay Lake Summit is coming to Wynndel, BC (near Creston). On November 4th, join us for a full free day of amazing presentations, inspiring workshops and free coffee, snacks and … Continue reading

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