Farm, Arts & Culinary Camp for Kids

The Centre for Arts, Ecology & Agriculture on Salt Spring Island presents a five-day farm camp for children ages 7-12. The experience will offer environmental literacy experiences through the exploration of a variety of habitats; by growing, harvesting, preparing and eating organic fruits and vegetables, feeding and caring for farm animals, and through nature based art, using child-centered, fun activities. Continue reading Farm, Arts & Culinary Camp for Kids

No Pipelines! No Tankers! Solidarity Speaking Tour

Three proposed pipelines — Enbridge Northern Gateway, Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain, and the Pacific Trails Pipeline – will move fossil fuels through BC’s communities, across rivers and streams, and to the pristine Pacific Coast. But people across the province are organizing and fighting back to stop the expansion of these dangerous projects. Join us to learn more about building solidarity amongst the struggles to protect our communities, water, and land. The Council of Canadians is hosting a panel discussion with: Maude Barlow — Council of Canadians Sven Biggs — Tanker Free BC Jim Cooperman — Shuswap Environmental Action Society Art … Continue reading No Pipelines! No Tankers! Solidarity Speaking Tour

KGHM Ajax holds next round of meetings

.     As part of the public consultation plan, the company is holding a series of community workshops.  The purpose of this one is to provide project information based on identified areas of concern, and engage the public in the assessment process and project design.  The first of this series was held June 13, but there is another opportunity to attend the same workshop June 28. Pre-registration will close at noon on Thursday, June 21; final confirmation will be sent out Friday, June 22.  The session will be held at the Campus Activity Centre at TRU (Mountain Room) from 6 pm … Continue reading KGHM Ajax holds next round of meetings

Learn how to plant a veggie garden!

.     This free one-hour workshop with Kamloops Master Gardener Jo-Lynn Forbes will be held down at the downtown Public Produce Garden, 121 Victoria St. Come learn some important tips and techniques on planting a vegetable garden. The workshop will include hands-on demonstrations. This is a great resource for beginner, seasoned, and ‘just curious’ gardeners. To register, please send an email with your name and phone number to publicproduceproject@gmail.com . See you in the garden!!! Continue reading Learn how to plant a veggie garden!

Environment Airshed Open House

.     Care about the air quality in Kamloops? Have thoughts on how we can improve it? Here’s your chance to review and provide feedback on the draft Airshed Management Plan for our community. Drop in for the Open House May 8th, 5-8 PM at the Interior Savings Centre’s Parkside Lounge and learn more about how the City is considering air quality based on extensive public feedback in relation to transportation, planning and bylaws, open burning, wood stoves and more. Staff will be on hand to provide information and answer your questions. Continue reading Environment Airshed Open House