A new guidebook for local governments, First Nation communities and regional districts in the Basin has been developed to provide community leaders with best practices and guidance to help urban trees and forested areas thrive in a changing climate. Adapting […]
The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC) Kootenay River Ranch Conservation Area in the East Kootenay just got bigger. The addition of 260 hectares (637 acres) will enhance conservation efforts in the Rocky Mountain Trench, south of Canal Flats. With support […]
After a five-year study, the Canadian Columbia Basin Glacier and Snow Research Network is releasing the ’Glaciers in the Canadian Columbia Basin’ Technical Report. Read the Summary or Technical Report.
While the ground remains snowy, communities throughout the Columbia Basin are thinking ahead to how they can reduce the risks of wildfires. Several projects will be helping to keep people and places safer with over $1 million from Columbia Basin […]
The Town of Creston will convert three former water reservoirs and 10 acres of land into habitats for various species, with support from Columbia Basin Trust’s Environment Grants. Twenty-nine projects throughout the Columbia Basin will help address the health of […]
On January 18 the Ktunaxa Nation Council announced the success of their 30 year-long effort to ensure Qat’muk in the Central Purcell Mountains remain protected for future generations as an Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area. Privately held interests and tenures […]