Nelson area teachers tackle environment

Learn how to make an environmental difference by attending the BC Teachers’ Federation Environmental Justice Conference

Learn how to make an environmental difference by attending the BC Teachers’ Federation Environmental Justice Conference: Local to Global on April 27 to 29 at L.V. Rogers high school.

Key note speakers include: Ali Howard, who swam 610 km from the Skeena River Sacred Headwaters to the Pacific Ocean in 28 days, and Chris Turner, the author of the acclaimed book Hope of Geography.

Join the opening social at the Taghum Hall, Friday night at 7 p.m., bring an instrument and partake in fireside storytelling accompanied by warm bannock and borscht.

On Saturday and Sunday enjoy morning and afternoon workshops at LVR covering topics on global warming, energy systems, solar panels and go-carts.

On Saturday at 7 p.m., the Legion will be host environmental documentaries made by participants.

For more information and registration details contact Shannon Lanaway at slanaway@sd8.bc.ca or call 250-354-1743.

 

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Glacier Gymnastics hosts over 150 athletes for Judges Cup

The annual event included gymnasts from Nelson, Castlegar, Trail and Invermere

LVR grad committee seeks support for fundraiser

The Burger and Beer fundraising event takes place at Finley’s on Sunday

Nelson Waldorf to host open house Saturday

The event runs 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Craig Korth: getting back in tune

Nelson’s master banjo player faces down a rare neurological disorder

School District 8: No visiting Chinese students have coronavirus

SD8 says its international students have already been screened for the virus

VIDEO: Feds look to help 126 Canadians quarantined in China for coronavirus

China has confirmed more than 4,500 cases of the new virus, with more than 100 deaths

Calgary man dies in snowmobiling incident near Revelstoke

Boulder Mountain is a popular snowmobiling area west of the city

‘I am so sorry’: Stolen Baby Bear statue reunited with Mama, Papa Bear in B.C. town

Culprit left it near the Henry Road roundabout in Chemainus with a note attached

‘Critically low’ caribou population prompts wolf cull in the Chilcotin

Itcha-Ilgachuz herd numbers down to 385, from 2,800 in 2003

Off-duty B.C. Mountie takes down would-be ice cream thief

Suspect attempted to steal Dilly Bars from Dairy Queen location on Sunday

RCMP to review fatal B.C. train derailment investigation after evidence points to ‘cover up’

The derailment, which occurred on Feb. 4, 2019, killed three men from Calgary

Nanaimo man hit with pole in dispute over off-leash dog

RCMP say no charges recommended at this time

Family hopes Britain can get pregnant B.C. woman out of China’s coronavirus epicentre

Lauren Williams, who is about 35 weeks pregnant, has been stuck in Wuhan

Most Read