Join Columbia Basin Trust and the Northwest Power and Conservation Council from September 12 to 14, 2019 in Kimberley, B.C. to connect and collaborate on the future of the Columbia River.
The conference will cover topics including:
- Renegotiation of the Columbia River Treaty
- Reintroduction of Salmon into the Columbia River above Chief Joseph and Grand Coulee Dam in Washington and into British Columbia.
- Impacts of and response to invasive species including northern pike and invasive freshwater mussels
- Energy issues including: hydropower, energy efficiency, transmission and renewable resources in the United States and British Columbia
- Climate change-related impacts on Columbia River water resources and resulting impacts on communities, ecosystems, the economy and hydropower generation.
The conference themes and agenda will include the interests and issues of First Nations and US Native American Tribes, as well as art, culture and history as it relates to the Columbia River.
The conference format will be interactive with workshop formats encouraging participants to actively explore a wide range of technical, environmental, political and community issues.
For more information, contact Caitlin Hinton, Columbia Basin Trust, at 1.250.344.2445 or email@example.com.
2019 Inquiring Voices Environmental Education Gathering
September 20-22, Whatshan Lake Retreat (near Nakusp, West Kootenay)
CBEEN’s 2019 Inquiring Voices Environmental Education Gathering will take place at Whatshan Lake Retreat near Edgewood (south of Nakusp) from September 20-22, 2019. The goal of this annual event is to bring together educators to form a rich learning community meet to share, support, and collaborate with one another. These retreats are a great opportunity to network, share resources and stories, inspire one another and have fun through dialogue and activity.
2019 KCP Fall Gathering – Save the Date!
October 4-5, Invermere
Did you have a fun, enlightening time at the 2018 Fall Gathering – or wish you did because you missed it? Mark your calendar for the 2019 event, which will be taking place in Invermere in the East Kootenay. The KCP Fall Gathering & AGM serves as one of the primary vehicles to connect and re-connect KCP partners from across the region, complete with a guest speakers series, field tour, catered meals and more at no cost to attendees.