A large tract of protected lands stretches between Nelson and Creston, including areas managed by the Province of British Columbia and the Darkwoods Conservation Area, owned and managed by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). Yet one area within Darkwoods—the Next Creek watershed—remains unprotected. This is about to change, as NCC is one step closer to purchasing the land with $650,000 in support from Columbia Basin Trust.
Interested in attending British Columbia’s largest annual innovation event? Apply now to receive support from Columbia Basin Trust. The #BCTECHSummit is a two-day event that showcases BC’s vibrant technology industry, builds cross-sector opportunities for businesses and explores the latest ideas […]
The Trust released two Expressions of Interest (EOI) today seeking community projects to address social isolation and increase food recovery. There is $300,000 available for each EOI. Successful proponents will develop, implement and evaluate proposed projects and share learnings with […]
There are many ways to support a healthy and diverse environment, from restoring habitat to educating schoolchildren about ecosystems. Columbia Basin organizations will be taking on 29 projects like these with support from over $1 million in Environment Grants from Columbia Basin Trust.
The Trust’s 2019 desktop calendar showcases the beauty and wonder of the Columbia Basin through photos taken by residents from around the Basin. If you live in the Columbia Basin and would like to receive a free calendar, please complete […]
It’s a milestone being felt around the Columbia Basin and Boundary regions: after more than three years of hard work, residents in over 12,000 rural households, in more than 62 communities in the region, will have access to new or improved high-speed Internet.
Much of life today revolves around technology. More and more people are seeing new opportunities in the areas of video and music production, creating digital art and animation or recording their own podcasts. Yet not everyone has access to the technology required to participate or thrive in this digital world. Soon, more Columbia Basin residents will be able to access digital equipment and software, with support from Columbia Basin Trust’s new Community Technology Program.