Earth Day: Small Steps Change the World The theme of this year’s earth day is “It’s Our Turn to Lead.” And the kids who’ve been participating in our Beyond Recycling program have taken this to heart. Since the fall, they’ve been on a journey to discover the impact of their lifestyles—product choices, energy, waste and … Continued
Will new federal coal mining regulations stop Elk Valley selenium pollution?
Enter by July 18; prizes for First, Second and Third announced at Regatta! Lake Windermere, B.C. — To bring artistic excitement to the Lake Windermere Regatta—and to the whole Columbia Valley Summerlude weekend—the Lake Windermere Ambassadors will host the Love Your Lake Photo Contest. Shutterbugs who live, stay or play around the lake can enter their … Continued
Vancouver company requests exemption from rules to protect endangered caribou habitat A Vancouver mining exploration company proposes to turn part of a popular hiking trail in endangered mountain caribou habitat into a road for heavy drilling equipment, 9 conservation groups revealed today. Pembrook Mining Corp. has requested an exemption from government orders that ban road … Continued
This is an update to the recent release titled “BP gets British Columbia drill license 3 days after Deepwater Tragedy” Wildsight learned yesterday that BP has already begun an exploratory drilling program 22 kilometers northeast of Fernie at Fir Creek. Ryland Nelson, Wildsight’s Southern Rockies program coordinator, visited the site with the intention of documenting … Continued