Are you worried about the clear-cutting around Fernie? Join us for a public forum on logging on private land in the Elk Valley to learn about what’s going to be logged next, how much has already been cut and why private forest land logging in the Elk Valley hurts our communities, trails, environment and wildlife. … Continued
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Fernie Seedy Saturday will showcase the world of seeds for gardeners, nature lovers and plant lovers!
The East Kootenay Invasive Species Council will be joining us at the EcoGarden in Fernie for an afternoon of workshops, native plant sales, seed saving info and more! This is a FREE, all ages event. We can’t wait to see you at the garden!
Join us on Monday, May 21 at 7pm for the final Wild Ideas of the season — next one will not be until September! Megan Lohmann from the Community Energy Association will lead us in a discussion on her work with the Accelerate Kootenays Project and how we can integrate electric vehicles into our Kootenay … Continued
Chris Nicholson of Black Bear Tree Care (www.blackbeartreecare.com) will lead us in the April edition of Wild Ideas as we learn all about the 5 W’s of tree care and how we can ensure the longevity of our food producing, decorative, and native tree species.
Wild Ideas is a FREE, monthly discussion led by individuals passionate about the world! Kim Kennedy, of Fernie Mountain Honey will guide us in a relaxed and enlightening group talk all about bees, beekeeping in Fernie, and what we can do to ensure the success of the world’s most important pollinator. Fernie Mountain Honey began … Continued
Join Travis Wade on Monday, February 19 at 7pm for a relevant and timely discussion on how to reduce and eliminate single use plastics from you daily routine. And on a larger level, how we can work together to encourage businesses and municipalities to support a ban on these products. Travis grew up surfing and … Continued
Seed Swap and Sale! Join the Community EcoGarden and Our Cold Climate Seed Library Project in this FREE and fun day of seed swapping, buying, informative talks, kids activities, snacks, and more! It’s still snowing outside but that only means that it is time to start thinking about planning your garden! Don’t miss this great … Continued
Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, … Continued