Outdoor public spaces like parks, downtown cores and waterfronts will become even more welcoming as 12 communities receive over $1.9 million to create, restore or enhance these locations. The funding comes from Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Outdoor Revitalization Grants.
Mark your calendars! Columbia Basin Trust is hosting its annual general meeting and community barbecue in Creston on September 20. “Each year the Trust hosts its AGM and BBQ in a different community around the Basin, and this year we’re […]
Walk, bike, hike, run or however you enjoy the front or backcountry, trails are critical for recreation. Around the Basin, 25 projects will be adding to or improving the region’s trails, with nearly $400,000 from Columbia Basin Trust’s Trail Enhancement […]
Several Columbia Basin communities will soon have newly acquired, state-of-the-art data that will help them work toward reducing the risks and impacts associated with flooding. This is thanks to a project that is collecting LiDAR and orthophoto imagery of major […]
2017 and 2018 saw extreme wildfire activity with a record number of fires across BC and in the Basin. Through its Community Wildfire Education Grants the Trust is supporting the efforts of Basin communities and residents to prepare for and […]
The Slocan Valley Historical Society will be restoring the Merriwake fishing boat thanks to a Columbia Basin Trust grant. There are many approaches used to preserve the region’s history, from installing interpretive signs or offering new museum exhibits, to creating […]