Tag Archives: Columbia Basin Trust

Trust’s environmental focus renewed

Five-year plan shaped by input from Basin residents Columbia Basin Trust’s (Trust) new Environment Strategic Plan is now completed and will guide the Trust’s water and environment initiatives from 2014 to 2019. It sets goals in five areas: water, ecosystems, … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

Community Clean-Up Day The District of Sparwood will be promoting and organizing a community wide cleanup day on April 26. This day has been selected to coincide with Pitch-In Week (April 20 – 26) and follow additional cleanup activities planned … > Read More

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Elk Valley Community Priorities Plan complete

After extensive public and stakeholder consultation, the Community Priorities Plan for the Elk Valley Community Directed Funds (EVCDF) Program is now complete. “I am really pleased to see this important project finished,” said EVCDF Committee Chair and City of Fernie … > Read More

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Youth Engagement Strategy launches

The Kimberley Youth Engagement Strategy (YES!) is a project that is about improving the community experience for Kimberley’s teens and young adults. Thanks to funding from the Columbia Basin Trust, this yearlong project will provide a valuable opportunity to identify … > Read More

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Nature Trust purchases ‘missing link’ Wigwam Flats property

The Nature Trust of British Columbia is delighted to announce the completion of the purchase of the last privately owned property on Wigwam Flats and wishes to extend appreciation to the Tregilges family. The Tregilges family has had a connection … > Read More

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International conference will explore Columbia River’s future

The future of the Columbia River is the focus of an international conference that will take place in Spokane on October 21 to 23, hosted by Columbia Basin Trust and the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Registration opens today, April … > Read More

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An Evening of Excellence for Cranbrook business

The Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce celebrated business excellence and springtime April 5 during the annual Business Excellence Awards. A full house at St. Eugene Resort and Casino’s Pavilion were on hand for a lavish meal, musical entertainment courtesy … > Read More

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Four local teams selected to attend National Leadership Clinic

Four local teams have been awarded spots at the upcoming National Environmental Education Leadership Clinic that will take place at Nipika Mountain Resort from April 26-29. The competition for the eight available team spots was highly contested, with 22 teams … > Read More

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Projects support social well-being in Columbia Basin

32 projects receive support from the Trust’s Social Grants Program  Thirty-two projects that support social well-being have been approved to receive nearly $1 million in funding from Columbia Basin Trust’s Social Grants Program. “Our selection committee approved a diverse range … > Read More

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Call for entry: for artists and heritage venues

Columbia Basin Culture Tour – August 9-10 – a project of the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance Registrations are being accepted for artists/venues in the Columbia Basin to participate in the Columbia Basin Culture Tour (CBCT). The CBCT is a two day … > Read More

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