“The most plentiful, accessible, and least expensive power source in the world.” – Danny Kennedy Are you interested in learning more about how to power your home with solar energy? Join us for our drive by solar home tour the week of October 15-22, 2020. You’ll have the opportunity to view local solar home installations … Continued
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The 7th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival comes to you — WHEREVER YOU ARE — in a live, virtual format and with the same promise of an engaging evening infused with community inspiration and thought-provoking films about global efforts to protect and celebrate our natural world.
What do you want the world to look like in 2040? In the new feature documentary 2040, director Damon Garneau explores what the future could look like if we rolled up our sleeves and started to take action on climate change now. Trading in images of destruction for a message of hope, Garneau offers an … Continued
The e-bike raffle is now closed. Our Climate Change Resilience Coordinator Kat drew the incredibly lucky winner of our e-bike raffle at 6:00PM on Friday October 31, 2020 and it is… (drum roll please)… ticket #599! 🥂🎉🎊 Congratulations to Susanne Gillies-Smith, who purchased her ticket at TEA, etc. Susanne is a Banff resident and the … Continued
Curious about electric vehicles? How far do they go? How do they work? Join us on Friday, Sept 18, from 4-5pm, for the Columbia Valley’s first ever Electric Vehicle (EV) Show. Local EV owners will showcase their cars and answer your questions. SPARK will also be there. As you know, it’s the Columbia Valley’s first … Continued
Celebrate BC Rivers Day! Join us on the Columbia River on an easy 3-4 hour paddle from Athalmer to Radium and experience the beauty of the Columbia Valley from a unique perspective. BC Rivers Day coincides with World Rivers Day when millions of people in more than 70 countries create events to increase public awareness and encourage … Continued
Bear Day is back, only in a slightly different version this year as we make sure it’s a safe, physically distanced event for the whole family. Come out on Saturday, August 29, from 10am – 2pm, to Pot Hole Park and learn all about Ursus arctos horribilis and Ursus americanus, and how we can stay … Continued
We’re replacing the six faded and damaged interpretive signs that we installed in 2014. Are you handy with tools? Our lead volunteer Aaron Nickerson would like some able hands to help screw in and glue the new signs along the boardwalk trail. Due to COVID, we would also require you to bring along a mask … Continued
Fairmont Hot Springs, with its waterways and meadows, is a rich area for nature lovers. This is a unique opportunity to join local birding enthusiast Brian Wesley for a morning walk to view the numerous species to be found — from yellow warblers to willow flycatchers– and so much more!
Are you interested in learning more about how you can generate solar power on your home? Join Cam Gillies for an outdoor and physically distanced tour of his solar photovoltaic and hot water systems. He’ll share what he learned through the process of choosing a system for his home and the results from the last … Continued