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Welcome to our online directory of community organizations!

This directory lists over 100 organizations that support environmental education opportunities for all ages in the Columbia Basin.

Please use the buttons below to refine your search. You can save or print your list using the download button at the bottom of the list. Please note that this list isn’t exhaustive, and we will continue to update it, so if you see any organizations that aren’t on the list, or information that needs to be updated, please contact info@cbeen.org.

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Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD10
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults
Activities:Citizen Science, Field Trips, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Arrow Lakes Environmental Stewardship Society (ALESS)

To protect the biological diversity and integrity of the Arrow Lakes watersheds through observation, education, monitoring, sampling and co-ordination of community group action. Currently the society is involved with local water quality monitoring, assisting Know Your Watershed program for Grade 8 students and assisting the Invasive Weed Council with interpretive signage at boat launches focusing on invasive aquatic species.

View Website: http://cbwq.ca/partners/arrow-lake-stewardship-society/
Send Email: iangreig@outlook.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDCK, RDKB
School Districts:SD8, SD20
Audience:Youth
Activities:Workshops/Training
Themes:Climate/Energy

Avalanche Awareness Beyond the Boundary Society (AABBS)

To raise awareness and educate youth in decisions making about backcountry travel and avalanche safety by providing age appropriate courses in the West Kootenay region.

View Website: http://bhubble.com/node/78657
Climate/Energy
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20, SD51
Audience:Youth, Adults
Activities:Events, Presentations, Workshops/Training
Themes:Climate/Energy

Avalanche Canada

To minimize public risk in avalanche terrain by providing leadership, development, communication, coordination and delivery of public avalanche safety education, warnings, products, and services.

View Website: http://www.avalanche.ca
Send Email: info@avalanche.ca
Climate/Energy
Regional Districts:CSRD
School Districts:SD19
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Presentations
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture

BC Interior Forestry Museum & Discovery Centre

To record, preserve, restore and display artifacts and collections of historical, archaeological, artistic, educational, and scientific material as it pertains to the forestry industry in the interior of the province of BC, the museum operates as a non-profit society and encourages historical research to stimulate public interest in the history of forestry.

View Website: http://bcforestrymuseum.ca
Send Email: info@bcforestrymuseum.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20, SD51
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Resources
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

BC Parks Kootenay Okanagan Region

To protect representative and special natural places within the province's Protected Areas System for world-class conservation, outdoor recreation, education and scientific study.

View Website: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks
Send Email: rob.macdonald@gov.bc.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8
Audience:K-12 Students, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture, Water

Blue Lake Forest Education Society

To educate youth and adults to broaden perspectives, develop science literacy and foster appreciation for engaged citizenship. Accomplish this mission through fun, meaningful and collaborative learning experiences in the natural environment that incorporate biased balanced scientific inquiry, leadership development, civic engagement and academic rigor.

View Website: http://www.bluelakecentre.com/
Send Email: info@bluelakecentre.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture Water
Regional Districts:RDKB
School Districts:SD51
Audience:Adults
Activities:Field Trips
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD20
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Nature Appreciation, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Castlegar & District Wildlife Association (CDWA)

To protect, enhance and promote the wise use of the environment for the benefit of present and future generations.

View Website: http://castlegarwildlife.org
Contact Page: http://castlegarwildlife.org/contact-cdwa
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDCK, RDKB
School Districts:SD8, SD10, SD20
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Sustainable Living, Water

Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS)

To minimize the impacts of invasive species on the ecosystems, communities, and economy of the Central Kootenay region by promoting collaborative approaches to invasive species management.

View Website: http://ckiss.ca
Send Email: info@ckiss.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5
Audience:Adults
Activities:Events, Presentations
Themes:Sustainable Living

Citizens for a Livable Cranbrook Society (CLC)

To provide grassroots leadership and an inclusive process, with a voice for all community members, to ensure that our community grows and develops in a way that incorporates an environmental ethic, offers a range of housing and transportation choices, encourages a vibrant and cultural life and supports sustainable, meaningful employment and business opportunities.

View Website: http://livablecranbrook.blogspot.ca/
Send Email: livablecranbrook@gmail.com
Sustainable Living
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5, SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults
Activities:Events, Field Trips, Presentations, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training, Outdoor/Learning Centres
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Sustainable Living

Clear Sky Meditation and Study Centre (CSC)

To ensure sustainability in all four of our bottom lines - financial, social, spiritual and environmental. The environment features strongly in Clear Sky's approach.

View Website: http://www.clearskycenter.org/about-us/the-environment
Send Email: contact@clearskycenter.org
Ecosystems/Wildlife Sustainable Living
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK
School Districts:SD5, SD6
Audience:Youth, Adults
Activities:Presentations, Workshops/Training

College of the Rockies (COTR)

To transform lives and enrich communities through the power of education in order to create and deliver the most personal student experience in Canada.

View Website: http://www.cotr.bc.ca
Contact Page: http://www.cotr.bc.ca/contact/
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20, SD51
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults
Activities:Events, Field Trips, Presentations, Resources, Workshops/Training
Themes:Climate/Energy, Ecosystems/Wildlife, Sustainable Living, Water

Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN)

To encourage environmental stewardship and sustainability in the Canadian Columbia Basin by supporting environmental educators. Programs include Wild Voices for Kids (WVFK) which is a curriculum-linked environmental education program engaging local experts in the education of K-12 students on the land, history and culture of the Columbia Basin region.

View Website: http://cbeen.org
Send Email: info@cbeen.org
Climate/Energy Ecosystems/Wildlife Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20
Audience:K-12 Students, Youth, Adults
Activities:Resources
Themes:Climate/Energy, Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture, Sustainable Living, Water

Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI)

To support informed decision-making by Columbia Basin-Boundary communities through the provision of information, applied research and related outreach and extension support.

View Website: http://www.cbrdi.ca
Send Email: cbrdi@selkirk.ca
Climate/Energy Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults
Activities:Events, Presentations, Resources
Themes:Climate/Energy, Ecosystems/Wildlife, Sustainable Living, Water

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT)

To support efforts by the people of the Basin to create a legacy of social, economic and environmental well-being and to achieve greater self-sufficiency for present and future generations.

View Website: http://ourtrust.org/our-work/environment/
Send Email: info@cbt.org
Climate/Energy Ecosystems/Wildlife Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20
Audience:Adults

Columbia Basin Watershed Network (CBWN)

To support a water stewardship ethic by sharing knowledge, building skills and facilitating community action in order for communities across the Columbia Basin to be actively engaged in conserving and managing healthy, functioning watersheds.

View Website: http://cbwn.ca
Send Email: cbwn.coordinator@gmail.com
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20, SD51
Audience:Adults
Activities:Events, Presentations, Resources, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology (CMI)

To improve ecological management by increasing and sharing knowledge about the ecosystems of the Columbia Mountains and nearby regions.

View Website: http://cmiae.org
Send Email: office@cmiae.org
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20, SD51
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults
Activities:Citizen Science, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Columbia River Basin Biodiversity Atlas

To positively influence decision making through education and awareness regarding native biodiversity in the Columbia Basin by providing high-quality, relevant integrated geospatial information that is comprehensive and easy to access.

View Website: http://biodiversityatlas.org
Send Email: info@biodiversityatlas.org
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Field Trips, Nature Appreciation
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Columbia River Paddle

To offer a unique way to discover the lakes and rivers in the Columbia Valley.

View Website: http://columbiariverpaddle.com/
Send Email: paddle@ColumbiaRiverPaddle.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:CSRD
School Districts:SD6, SD19
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society (CSISS)

To develop a collaborative and coordinated approach to invasive species prevention, reduction and management in the Columbia Shuswap Regional District. CSISS in partnership with the Invasive Species Council of BC can provide educational resources and activities that fit well in the prescribed BC Learning Objectives.

View Website: http://columbiashuswapinvasives.org/teachers-and-educators/
Send Email: info@columbiashuswapinvasives.org
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, CSRD
School Districts:SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults
Activities:Citizen Science, Nature Appreciation, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Columbia Wetlands Stewardship Partners (CWSP)

To steward, manage and protect the globally significant Columbia Wetland system.

View Website: http://www.cwsp.ca
Send Email: cwspcanada@gmail.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, CSRD
School Districts:SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey (CWWS)

To gather important scientific data, and enhance and preserve the biodiversity and important habitat of the Wetlands through increased awareness of its ecological significance.

View Website: http://www.wildsight.ca/branches/golden/columbiawetlandswaterbirdsurvey/
Send Email: racheldarvill@gmail.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5, SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture, Water

Cranbrook Community Forest Society

To provide opportunities for a range of non-motorized recreational experiences in a semi-primitive setting in addition to forest education and interpretation opportunities to learn about local ecosystems and forest practices.

View Website: http://www.cranbrookcommunityforest.com/
Send Email: cranbrookcommunityforest@gmail.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Field Trips, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture

Creston Community Forest

A small forest management company operating within over 18, 000 hectares of land surrounding the Creston Valley providing educational opportunities to the community.

View Website: http://crestoncommunityforest.com/forest-education/forest-education
Send Email: dgratton@crestoncommunityforest.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Field Trips, Nature Appreciation, Presentations
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD5
Audience:Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Nature Appreciation
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife

Creston Valley Rod & Gun Club (CVRG)

To enjoy and nurture the fish and wildlife resources in our beautiful valley and promote proper management and responsible use of these resources, now and for future generations.

View Website: http://www.crestonvalleyrodandgunclub.org
Contact Page: http://www.crestonvalleyrodandgunclub.org/p/contacts.html
Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area (CVWMA)

To manage the area for conservation and natural species diversity through active habitat and wildlife management, research and education.

View Website: http://www.crestonwildlife.ca
Send Email: askus@crestonwildlife.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:Adults
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Water

Duhamel Water Society (DWS)

To provide solutions to a growing mutual need for communities and companies to work together in a meaningful way to improve watershed planning, development, maintenance, conservation and risk mitigation to ensure long-term sustainable watershed management.

View Website: http://www.duhamelwatershedsociety.com
Send Email: info@duhamelwatershedsociety.com
Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5, SD6
Audience:Adults
Activities:Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Water

East Kootenay Integrated Lake Partnership (EKILMP)

Tto develop integrated, collaborative approaches to lake management, in order to address the current and future activities in the watershed in ways that sustain the ecological health, social and economic values of lakes in the East Kootenay.

View Website: http://www.ekilmp.com
Send Email: heather@wildsight.ca
Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5, SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Sustainable Living, Water

East Kootenay Invasive Species Council (EKISC)

To mitigate the negative environmental, social, and economic impacts of invasive species in order to achieve an East Kootenay free of invasive species.

View Website: http://ekisc.com
Send Email: coordinator@ekisc.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Presentations, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training, Resources
Themes:Water

Eastshore Freshwater Habitat Society (EFHS)

To strive for the protection and assist, in cooperation with ministries of wildlife, fisheries and conservation, in the remediation of all rivers, creeks, streams and lakes on the Eastshore that is a tributary to the Kootenay Lake.

View Website: http://www.eastshorefreshwaterhabitatsociety.org
Send Email: contact@eastshorefreshwaterhabitatsociety.org
Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5
Audience:K-12 Students, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Climate/Energy, Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture, Sustainable Living, Water

Elk River Alliance (ERA)

To connect people to the Elk River ensuring it is drinkable, fishable and swimmable for future generations.

View Website: http://www.elkriveralliance.ca
Send Email: info@elkriveralliance.ca
Climate/Energy Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Nature Appreciation, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Elkford Rod and Gun Club

To protect, enhance and promote the wise use of the environment for the benefit of present and future generations.

View Website: http://www.bcwf.bc.ca
Contact Page: n/a
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20, SD51
Audience:K-12 Students
Activities:Events, Resources, Workshops/Training
Themes:Climate/Energy, Ecosystems/Wildlife, Sustainable Living, Water

Environmental Educators Provincial Specialist Association (EEPSA)

To promote networking, curriculum support, and leadership in environmental education supported by the British Columbia Teachers Federation.

View Website: http://eepsa.org/
Send Email: Metcalfe_s@surreyschools.ca
Climate/Energy Ecosystems/Wildlife Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5
Audience:Adults
Activities:Field Trips, Nature Appreciation, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife

Fernie Nature Club

To hike and explore nature and participate in activities which will improve and enhance some of the natural situations in and around our community.

View Website: http://www.ourfernie.com/fernie-nature-club
Send Email: naturebob@telus.net
Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5
Audience:Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Nature Appreciation, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Fernie Rod & Gun Club (FRGC)

To enhance and maintain an environment in which populations of wildlife can thrive, and to preserve and promote the sports of shooting, archery, hunting, and fishing, and enhancement of wildlife habitat.

View Website: http://www.ferniergc.com
Send Email: president@ferniergc.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20, SD51
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Fish & Widllife Compensation Program-Columbia Region (FWCP)

To compensate for the impacts to fish, wildlife and their supporting habitats affected by BC Hydro owned and operated generation facilities in order to have thriving fish and wildlife populations in watersheds that are functioning and sustainable.

View Website: http://fwcp.ca/region/columbia-region/
Send Email: crystal.klym@bchydro.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:CSRD
School Districts:SD19
Audience:Youth, Adults
Activities:Nature Appreciation, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Friends of Kootenay Lake (FOKL)

To improve the health and stewardship of Kootenay Lake through monitoring, habitat restoration, capacity building and the empowerment of local communities and stakeholders in order to sustain a healthy Kootenay Lake for future generations.

View Website: http://www.friendsofkootenaylake.ca
Send Email: info@friendsofkootenaylake.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD6
Audience:Children, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Nature Appreciation, Resources
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife

Friends of Kootenay National Park

To protect, appreciate, educate and understand the cultural and natural history of Kootenay National Park and its surrounding ecosystem, the Columbia River Valley.

View Website: http://www.friendsofkootenay.ca
Contact Page: http://www.friendsofkootenay.ca/contact
Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Resources
Themes:Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD20
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Friends of the Rossland Range (FORR)

To increase public awareness of the importance of natural values, including recreational, scenic and environmental values, to the people and communities touched by the Rossland Range.

View Website: http://www.rosslandrange.org/FORR/index.html
Send Email: sheree@rosslandrange.org
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:CSRD
School Districts:SD6
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Nature Appreciation, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Golden & District Rod & Gun Club

To foster the propagation and conservation of the fish and wildlife of British Columbia and the control and protection of British Columbia's ecology.

View Website: http://www.goldenrodandgunclub.ca
Send Email: goldendistrictrodandgunclub@yahoo.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Climate/Energy, Ecosystems/Wildlife, Sustainable Living, Water

Groundswell Network Society (GNS)

To promote community sustainability through education and by the advancement of innovative projects that result in health for people, the environment and the economy.

View Website: http://groundswellnetwork.ca
Send Email: info@groundswellnetwork.ca
Climate/Energy Ecosystems/Wildlife Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:Adults
Activities:Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Forestry/Siviculture

Harrop-proctor Community Forest

A community-owned forest that provides clean drinking water for residents and employment for local loggers and millworkers.

View Website: http://www.hpcommunityforest.org/
Contact Page: http://www.hpcommunityforest.org/contact-us/
Forestry/Siviculture
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Sustainable Living

Institute for the Development in Education,Arts & Leisure (IDEAL)

To promote a new educational system based on the principles of education through experience in keeping with human and ecological values.

View Website: http://www.idealsociety.org
Send Email: info@idealsociety.ca
Sustainable Living
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:Adults
Activities:Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Adults, Families
Activities:Field Trips, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Resources
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Kokanee Creek Nature Centre

To encourage a love of nature and educate about West Kootenay ecosystems and the value of environmental preservation.

View Website: http://kokaneenaturecentre.org/
Contact Page: http://kokaneevisitorscentre.org/?page_id=79
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5, SD6
Audience:Adults
Activities:Citizen Science, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Water

Kootenai River Network,Inc. (KRN)

To foster partnerships with private and public interests dedicated to the protection, utilization, restoration, and education of water resources in the Kootenai River watershed.

View Website: http://www.kootenairivernetwork.org
Send Email: kootenairivernetwork@gmail.com
Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD20
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife

Kootenay Community Bat Project (KCBP)

To raise awareness about bats in southeastern BC and work with local residents who have bats in buildings.

View Website: http://www.kootenaybats.com/
Send Email: kootenay@bcbats.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD20
Audience:Adults
Activities:Events, Workshops/Training, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Kootenay Conservation Program (KCP)

To help coordinate and facilitate conservation efforts on private land, and increases the capacity of its partners by improving access to financial and technical resources for project implementation.

View Website: http://www.kootenayconservation.ca
Send Email: manager@kootenayconservation.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:Adults
Activities:Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Climate/Energy, Water

Kootenay Native Plant Society (KNPS)

To promote knowledge, appreciation, conservation and restoration of West Kootenay native plants and natural habitats through education, research, and on-the-ground activities.

View Website: http://kootenaynativeplants.ca
Send Email: kootenaywild@gmail.com
Climate/Energy Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8, SD10
Audience:Adults
Activities:Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Sustainable Living

Kootenay Permaculture Institute

To develop more research and education in Permaculture and ecological living in British Columbia and across Canada.

View Website: http://www.kootenaypermaculture.com
Send Email: spiralfarm@yahoo.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Sustainable Living
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8, SD10, SD20
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Outdoor/Learning Centres
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20, SD51
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Field Trips, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Kootenay Trout Hatchery (FFSBC)

To enhanceme and conserve of BC's freshwater fish resources for the benefit of the public by delivering the provincial fish stocking program to support sport fishing, offering a range of conservation services to protect wild fish, and promoting the importance of sport fishing and fish conservation to the public.

View Website: http://www.gofishbc.com/about-us/what-we-do/fish-hatcheries/kootenay-hatchery.aspx
Send Email: kootenay@gofishbc.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD19
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults
Activities:Presentations, Resources, Workshops/Training
Themes:Sustainable Living

Kootenay Worm Composting

To lead the way in indoor, wildlife and earth friendly composting so that we and all upcoming generations can achieve self-sustainability while reducing our carbon footprint.

View Website: http://www.kootenaywormcomposting.com
Send Email: kootenaywormcomposting@gmail.com
Sustainable Living
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Lake Windermere Ambassadors (LWA)

To have an ecologically healthy Lake Windermere that is protected with balanced management approaches that support recreation and traditional uses, high fish and wildlife values, and economic prosperity in the region.

View Website: http://www.lakeambassadors.ca
Send Email: info@lakeambassadors.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Nature Appreciation, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Lake Windermere District Rod & Gun Club

To preserve our natural environment and promote outdoor recreation activities.

View Website: http://lwdrodgun.com
Send Email: info@lwdrodgun.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8
Audience:Adults
Activities:Citizen Science, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Living Lakes Canada

To maintain a national network to protect, restore and rehabilitate the health of lakes, wetlands, rivers, other water bodies, and watersheds in Canada.

View Website: http://www.livinglakes.ca
Send Email: kat@wildsight.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Climate/Energy, Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Mainstreams Environmental Society

To educate and heighten awareness on water related issues and solutions relying upon the use of sound science.

View Website: http://www.mainstreams.ca
Contact Page: http://www.mainstreams.ca/contact-us-2
Climate/Energy Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD10
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Field Trips, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Outdoor/Learning Centres
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture

Nakusp and Area Community Forest (NACFOR) (NACFOR)

To balance economic, ecological and social concerns in a manner that optimizes benefits for both the local and global community.

View Website: http://nakuspcommunityforest.com/
Send Email: f.swan@truenorthforestry.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD10
Audience:Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Nature Appreciation, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife

Nakusp Rod & Gun Club

To represent the interests of all outdoorsmen in the Province of BC, while maintaining and preserving our rights to hunt and fish in the Province. Help promote the wise use of our natural resources within the boundaries of the Provincial Hunting and Fishing Regulations.

View Website: http://nakusprodandgunclub.com/main.html
Send Email: info@nakusprodandgunclub.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Climate/Energy, Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture, Water

Nature Conservancy of Canada Rocky Mountain Region (NCC)

To lead, innovate and use creativity in the conservation of Canada's natural heritage; and to secure important natural areas through their purchase, donation or other mechanisms, and then manages these properties for the long term.

View Website: http://www.natureconservancy.ca
Send Email: Richard.Klafki@natureconservancy.ca
Climate/Energy Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Nature Appreciation, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Nelson Rod & Gun Club (NRGC)

To promote conservation of the wildlife, scenic and outdoor recreational resources and the land and water base on which they depend.

View Website: http://www.nrgcbc.ca
Contact Page: http://www.nrgcbc.ca/contact/
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Field Trips, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture, Water

Nipika Mountain Resort

To help people enjoy the spectacular setting using self-propelled activities, while utilizing clean energy sources.

View Website: http://nipika.com/
Send Email: info@nipika.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture Water
Regional Districts:CSRD
School Districts:SD19
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Youth, Adults
Activities:Events, Field Trips, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Climate/Energy, Sustainable Living, Water

North Columbia Environmental Society (NCES)

To promote sustainable living and protection of the natural environment in the North Columbia region.

View Website: http://northcolumbia.org
Send Email: info@northcolumbia.org
Climate/Energy Sustainable Living Water
Audience:Adults
Activities:Events, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Northwest Invasive Plant Council (NWIPC)

To prevent further damage to the ecosystems of northwest and central BC from invasive alien plants and begin to rehabilitate ecosystems that have been degraded by invasive alien plants.

View Website: http://nwipc.org
Send Email: aquatic@nwipc.org
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Field Trips, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Resources
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Kootenay National Park

To protect the habitats, wildlife and ecosystem diversity representative of - and sometime unique to - the natural regions.

View Website: http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/bc/kootenay/index.aspx
Send Email: lori.horrocks@pc.gc.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:CSRD
School Districts:SD19
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Field Trips, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Resources
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks

To protect the habitats, wildlife and ecosystem diversity representative of - and sometime unique to - the natural regions.

View Website: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/bc/revelstoke/index.aspx
Send Email: verena.blasy@pc.gc.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, CSRD
School Districts:SD6
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Nature Appreciation, Outdoor/Learning Centres
Themes:Sustainable Living

Quantum Leaps Lodge

To welcome people and families on our land who are seeking a place of Retreat for peace, reflection, quiet, and rejuvenation, as well as a beautiful way to be together to connect with Nature and with each other.

View Website: http://quantumleaps.ca/
Send Email: info@quantumleaps.ca
Sustainable Living
Regional Districts:CSRD
School Districts:SD19
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Presentations, Resources, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife

Revelstoke Bear Aware Society

To reduce human / bear conflict through education, cooperation and active management initiatives in the community of Revelstoke and surrounding area.

View Website: http://revelstokebearaware.org
Send Email: revelstoke@bearaware.bc.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:CSRD
School Districts:SD19
Audience:Adults
Activities:Resources
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife

Revelstoke Caribou Rearing in the Wild Society (RCRW)

To conserve and recover mountain caribou in the Revelstoke area through implementation of a maternity penning project

View Website: http://rcrw.ca
Send Email: RCRWSociety@gmail.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:CSRD
School Districts:SD19
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Adults, Families
Activities:Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Sustainable Living

Revelstoke Local Food Initiative (LFI)

To cultivate a vibrant, resilient local food system through education, facilitation and advocacy; and empower the community to enhance local food production and utilization.

View Website: http://www.revelstokelocalfood.com
Send Email: info@revelstokelocalfood.com
Sustainable Living
Regional Districts:CSRD
School Districts:SD19
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Nature Appreciation
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5, SD6
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Field Trips, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Nature Appreciation
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Rocky Mountain Naturalists (RMN)

To foster an awareness, appreciation and understanding of our natural environment, that it may be wisely used and maintained for future generations.

View Website: http://www.rockymountainnaturalists.org
Send Email: gsross@shaw.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5, SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults
Activities:Field Trips, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Climate/Energy, Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture

Rocky Mountain Trench Natural Resources Society (RMTNRS)

To sustain plants, animals and people in the East Kootenay and Upper Columbia.

View Website: http://www.trenchsociety.com
Send Email: dgmurphy@telus.net
Climate/Energy Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture
Regional Districts:RDKB
School Districts:SD20
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Field Trips, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Rossland Society for Environmental Action (RSEA)

To encourage and support environmental & sustainability initiatives in Rossland and the surrounding areas.

View Website: https://www.facebook.com/RSEARossland
Send Email: rachael.roussin@gmail.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDKB
School Districts:SD20
Audience:Adults
Activities:Citizen Science, Field Trips, Presentations, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Water

Rossland Streamkeepers

To protect and steward aquatic resources and watersheds in the Rossland area.

View Website: http://bhubble.com/node/77884
Send Email: rosslandstreamkeepers@gmail.com
Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:Adults
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Salmo Watershed Streamkeepers Society (SWSS)

To protect and steward the Salmo River watershed to ensure it is clean and healthy, and to increase our connection with the ecology and rich cultural heritage of the Salmo River watershed within the Columbia River Basin.

View Website: http://www.streamkeepers.bc.ca
Send Email: gerry@streamkeepers.bc.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Youth, Adults
Activities:Events, Nature Appreciation, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Outdoor/Learning Centres
Themes:Sustainable Living

SEEDS Nelson (SEEDS)

To steward vibrant and educational organic gardens, where community comes together to learn, and to grow nutritional vegetables.

View Website: http://www.seedsnelson.org/
Contact Page: http://www.seedsnelson.org/contact-us.html
Sustainable Living
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8, SD10, SD20
Audience:Youth, Adults
Activities:Presentations, Resources, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture, Water

Selkirk College School of Environment and Geomatics

To focus on experiential, hands-on outdoor learning in our nationally-accredited environmental science programs

View Website: http://selkirk.ca/school/environment-geomatics
Send Email: bwilson@selkirk.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8, SD10
Audience:Adults
Activities:Citizen Science
Themes:Water

Slocan Lake Research Centre (SLRC)

To collect and share data and information about the environment in the West Kootenays, particularly around Slocan Lake.

View Website: https://slocanresearch.wordpress.com
Send Email: richard.slrc@gmail.com
Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8, SD10
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Field Trips, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Slocan Lake Stewardship Society (SLSS)

To work in the community to protect the beauty, health and wonder of the magnificent Slocan Lake ecosystem for future generations.

View Website: http://slocanlakess.com
Send Email: slocanlss@gmail.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8, SD10
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Field Trips, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Slocan River Streamkeepers Society (SRS)

To protect and restore the aquatic and riparian ecosystems of the Slocan River by promoting community stewardship through education, collaboration and action.

View Website: http://www.slocanriverstreamkeepers.com
Send Email: info@slocanriverstreamkeepers.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5
Audience:Adults
Activities:Events, Nature Appreciation
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife

Sparwood & District Fish & Wildlife Association

To preserve and promote the sports of hunting and fishing, and to support the enhancement and conservation of wildlife habitat.

View Website: http://www.bcwf.bc.ca
Contact Page: n/a
Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8, SD10
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Resources
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Springer Creek Restoration & Preservation Alliance (SCRAPA)

To promote a convergence of environmental stewardship, community development and recreation in the Springer Creek watershed and surrounding areas.

View Website: https://springercreekrestoration.wordpress.com
Send Email: springer.creek.restoration@gmail.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD20
Audience:Adults
Activities:Resources
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife

The Nature Trust of BC (TNT)

To conserve British Columbia's biological diversity through securement and management of ecologically significant land to ensure that the natural assets of British Columbia are protected and conserved for today, and for generations to come.

View Website: http://www.naturetrust.bc.ca
Send Email: Rob.Neil@gov.bc.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD20, SD51
Audience:K-12 Students, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Field Trips, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Sustainable Living, Water

Guiding Hands Nature Retreat Tipi Camp

To educate people about the value of nature and outdoor recreation and to teach individual responsibility for conservation, ecological awareness and sustainability.

View Website: http://www.tipicamp.bc.ca
Send Email: tipicamp.ghrs@gmail.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:RDKB
School Districts:SD20
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Nature Appreciation, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife

Trail Wildlife Association (TWA)

To work on projects that protect, enhance and promote the wise use of the environment for the benefit of present and future generations.

View Website: http://www.trailwildlife.com
Contact Page: http://www.trailwildlife.com/contact-us/
Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8, SD10
Audience:Adults
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Valhalla Wilderness Society (VWS)

To increase protection of ecosystems by conducting conservation research and public education with an emphasis on protecting parks, wilderness and wildlife, and developing recovery plans for species at risk.

View Website: http://www.vws.org
Send Email: info@vws.org
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDCK, RDKB
School Districts:SD8, SD10, SD20
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Climate/Energy, Ecosystems/Wildlife, Sustainable Living, Water

West Kootenay EcoSociety (WKES)

To activate community through leadership and education in order to protect our community from climate change, localize food, help children learn about the outdoors, and save wild spaces for future generations.

View Website: https://ecosociety.ca
Send Email: info@ecosociety.ca
Climate/Energy Ecosystems/Wildlife Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8, SD20, SD10
Audience:Adults
Activities:Field Trips, Nature Appreciation
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:RDCK, RDKB
School Districts:SD8, SD10, SD20
Audience:Adults
Activities:Events, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Sustainable Living

West Kootenay Permaculture Co-op Association

To build a secure food system for our region guided by the principles of permaculture: Care of Earth. Care of People. Return of Surplus.

View Website: http://kootenayfood.com
Send Email: info@kootenayfood.com
Sustainable Living
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20, SD51
Audience:Youth, Adults
Activities:Presentations, Workshops/Training

West Kootenay Teacher Education Program (UBC) (WKTEP)

To focus on rural and small school settings, recognizing that they offer exciting educational opportunities for teachers. To emphasize place-conscious learning with strong ties to local communities and school districts.

View Website: http://teach.educ.ubc.ca/bachelor-of-education-program/wktep/
Send Email: wktep.educ@ubc.ca
Regional Districts:RDCK, CSRD
School Districts:SD8, SD10, SD19
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Workshops/Training

Whatshan Lake Retreat

To provide a Retreat Centre for seminars, workshops, school groups, family gatherings, weddings, concerts, and youth activities.

View Website: http://whatshan.com
Contact Page: http://whatshan.com/contact-us/
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK
School Districts:SD5, SD8
Audience:Adults
Activities:Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture

Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation of Canada (WPEF)

To promote and conserve ecosystems by supporting restoration, education. and research projects that enhance the knowledge and stewardship of these valuable ecosystems.

View Website: http://www.whitebarkpine.ca
Contact Page: http://www.whitebarkpine.ca/contact-us.html
Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20, SD51
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults
Activities:Field Trips, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Sustainable Living, Water

WildBC (WildBC)

To inspire and empower people and their communities to understand and care for the natural world through environmental education.

View Website: http://hctfeducation.ca/wildbc/
Send Email: education@hctf.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20, SD51
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife

WildSafe BC (BCCF)

To reduce human-conflict through education, innovation and cooperation.

View Website: https://wildsafebc.com/
Send Email: bc@wildsafebc.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife
Regional Districts:RDCK
School Districts:SD8
Audience:Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture, Sustainable Living

Wildsight - Creston Valley Branch

To work locally, regionally and globally to protect biodiversity and encourage sustainable communities in Canada's Columbia and Rocky Mountain regions.

View Website: http://www.wildsight.ca/branches/creston-valley
Send Email: crestonvalley@wildsight.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture Sustainable Living
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD5
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Field Trips, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Climate/Energy, Ecosystems/Wildlife, Forestry/Siviculture, Sustainable Living, Water

Wildsight - Elk Valley Branch

To work locally, regionally and globally to protect biodiversity and encourage sustainable communities in Canada's Columbia and Rocky Mountain regions.

View Website: http://www.wildsight.ca/branches/elkvalley
Send Email: elkvalley@wildsight.ca
Climate/Energy Ecosystems/Wildlife Forestry/Siviculture Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:CSRD
School Districts:SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Youth, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Events, Field Trips, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Climate/Energy, Ecosystems/Wildlife, Sustainable Living, Water

Wildsight - Golden Branch

To support a resilient and vibrant Columbia Headwaters: healthy creeks, streams, rivers, and wetlands; teeming aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity; productive and diverse forests that support wildlife connectivity, recreation, and sustainable forestry; and clean air for all to breathe and share.

View Website: http://www.wildsight.ca/branches/golden
Send Email: jill@wildsight.ca
Climate/Energy Ecosystems/Wildlife Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Field Trips, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Resources, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects, Workshops/Training
Themes:Climate/Energy, Ecosystems/Wildlife, Sustainable Living, Water

Wildsight - Invermere Branch

To support the ecological balance knowing that going out in Nature makes us all better human beings, and that we depend on a healthy, sustainable environment for our existence.

View Website: http://www.wildsight.ca/branches/invermere
Send Email: invermere@wildsight.ca
Climate/Energy Ecosystems/Wildlife Sustainable Living Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
Audience:Children, Youth, Adults, Families

Wildsight - Kimberley / Cranbrook Branch

To work together to keep our water clean, our landscapes wild and our community sustainable.

View Website: http://www.wildsight.ca/branches/kimcran
Send Email: kimcran@wildsight.ca
Regional Districts:RDEK, RDCK, RDKB, CSRD
School Districts:SD5, SD6, SD8, SD10, SD19, SD20, SD51
Audience:K-12 Students, Youth, Adults, Families

Wildsight - Regional

To work locally, regionally and globally to protect biodiversity and encourage sustainable communities in Canada's Columbia and Rocky Mountain regions. Programs include Education in the Wild, Beyond Recycling and Know Your Watershed (CBT).

View Website: http://www.wildsight.ca
Send Email: info@wildsight.ca
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Field Trips, Nature Appreciation, Presentations
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Wings Over the Rockies Bird Festival (WOTR)

To foster immediate and long term positive action on behalf of birds, wildlife and habitat by utilizing and recognizing public education, research results, quality economic development and the skills and resources of our communities, balancing the needs of humans and natural systems.

View Website: https://www.wingsovertherockies.org
Send Email: info@wingsovertherockies.org
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:CSRD
School Districts:SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Children, Adults, Families
Activities:Events, Field Trips, Outdoor/Learning Centres, Nature Appreciation, Presentations, Resources
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Yoho National Park

To protect the habitats, wildlife and ecosystem diversity representative of - and sometime unique to - the natural regions.

View Website: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/bc/yoho/index.aspx
Send Email: yoho.info@pc.gc.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:RDEK
School Districts:SD6
Audience:K-12 Students, Adults, Families
Activities:Citizen Science, Field Trips, Presentations, Stewardship/Sustainability Projects
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife, Water

Columbia Lake Stewardship Society (CLSS)

The Columbia Lake Stewardship Society is engaging residents and visitors in Columbia Lake Watershed Education through outreach and program work, the dissemination of brochures and annual informational sessions.

- Engaging and training community volunteers in water quantity and quality monitoring - Developing and implementing outreach activities aimed at educating the public about responsible boating and invasive plants, awareness and respect of environmentally sensitive areas, and awareness of our watershed and the impacts of human activity on that watershed
View Website: http://www.lakeambassadors.ca/stewardship/
Send Email: columbialakess@shaw.ca
Ecosystems/Wildlife Water
Regional Districts:CSRD
School Districts:SD19
Audience:Youth, Adults
Activities:Field Trips, Workshops/Training, Nature Appreciation
Themes:Ecosystems/Wildlife

Open Mountains Project Society

Open Mountains Project Society exists primarily to support the resilience and leadership of youth, young adult, and other vulnerable populations in Revelstoke, British Columbia and to provide barrier-free access to the mountain environment and to the empowering experiences available in those environments.

View Website: https://openmountains.wordpress.com/
Send Email: r.d.reimer@gmail.com
Ecosystems/Wildlife