Trans-border Grizzly Bear Project

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Conservation Neighbourhood Columbia ValleyCreston-PurcellsDuncan-Trout LakeElk ValleyGoldenKootenay LakeKootenay Lake West ArmLower ArrowLower Columbia RiverSlocan ValleySouth CountrySouth Selkirks-SalmoUpper ArrowUpper Kootenay River Valley
Focuses Land ConservationLandscape ConnectivityResearchWildlife/Fish Conservation
Regional District CSRDRDCKRDEKRDKB
Group Types Project (Not Organization)

Our Mission:

To carry out scientific research related to the conservation problems and solutions of the small fragmented grizzly bear population units in southeast B.C. Also to develop and implement conservation management plans derived from our science-based approach.

Our Vision:

To recover and reconnect small fragmented grizzly bear populations in southeastern BC

We carry out scientific research about both the conservation issues and their solutions related to fragmented grizzly bear populations in southeast BC. We publish our results in the peer-reviewed scientific […]

Regional District of Central Kootenay

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Conservation Neighbourhood Creston-PurcellsDuncan-Trout LakeKootenay LakeKootenay Lake West ArmLower ArrowLower Columbia RiverSlocan ValleySouth Selkirks-SalmoUpper Arrow
Focuses Land ManagementPlanningPolicy/RegulationWater
Regional District RDCK
Group Types Regional Government

Our Mission:

The mission of the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is to provide area residents and communities with services, governance and representation in a manner that supports the economic, social and environmental goals of the region.

Our Vision:

Regional districts can provide a broad range of services, with the exception of roads and policing. The choice of services is determined by the regional board but only with the […]

Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

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Conservation Neighbourhood Columbia ValleyCreston-PurcellsDuncan-Trout LakeElk ValleyGoldenKootenay LakeKootenay Lake West ArmLower ArrowLower Columbia RiverSlocan ValleySouth CountrySouth Selkirks-SalmoUpper ArrowUpper Kootenay River Valley
Focuses Land ConservationLandscape ConnectivityResearchWildlife/Fish Conservation
Regional District CSRDRDCKRDEK

Our Mission:

Connecting and protecting habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive.

Our Vision:

An interconnected system of wild lands and waters stretching from Yellowstone to Yukon, harmonizing the needs of people with those of nature.

The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) is a joint Canada-U.S. not-for-profit organization that connects and protects habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive. We are […]

Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

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Conservation Neighbourhood Columbia ValleyCreston-PurcellsDuncan-Trout LakeElk ValleyGoldenKootenay LakeKootenay Lake West ArmLower ArrowLower Columbia RiverSlocan ValleySouth CountrySouth Selkirks-SalmoUpper ArrowUpper Kootenay River Valley
Focuses Citizen ScienceInventoryResearchSpecies-at-Risk
Regional District CSRDRDCKRDEKRDKB
Group Types Non-Profit Organization

Our Mission:

WCS safeguards wildlife and wild places in Canada through science, conservation action, and inspiring people to value nature.

Our Vision:

WCS Canada envisions a world where wildlife thrives in healthy lands and seas, valued by societies that embrace and benefit from the diversity and integrity of life on Earth.

WCS Canada saves wildlife and wild places through science, action, education, and inspiration. Our scientists conduct comprehensive field studies and resolve conservation issues by working with people such as stakeholders, […]

Columbia Basin Trust

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Conservation Neighbourhood Columbia ValleyCreston-PurcellsDuncan-Trout LakeElk ValleyGoldenKootenay LakeKootenay Lake West ArmLower ArrowLower Columbia RiverSlocan ValleySouth CountrySouth Selkirks-SalmoUpper ArrowUpper Kootenay River Valley
Focuses Climate ChangeEcosystem Restoration/EnhancementEducation/OutreachFundingWater
Regional District CSRDRDCKRDEKRDKB
Group Types Crown Corporation

Our Mission:

To support efforts by the people of the Basin to create a legacy of social, economic and environmental well-being and to achieve greater self-sufficiency for present and future generations.

Our Vision:

The Basin is a place where social, economic and environmental well-being is fostered; Collaborative relationships and partnerships are established across the Basin; communities work together in a spirit of mutual support and respect for each other’s differences; residents identify with a Basin culture and feel a sense of belonging to a Basin community; residents are involved in community decision making; A healthy environment is the basis for social and economic activities; residents are committed to long-term and enduring stewardship of the Basin’s natural resources; and The economy of the Basin is diverse, resilient and energized; communities are responsive to both the needs of the present and the future; community enhancement initiatives are widely supported and residents share responsibility for their implementation; practical and innovative investments in the Basin serve to increase the range of options for present and future generations.

CBT was created in 1995 to support efforts by the people of the Basin to create social, economic and environmental well-being in the Canadian portion of the Columbia River Basin […]

Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network

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Conservation Neighbourhood Columbia ValleyCreston-PurcellsDuncan-Trout LakeElk ValleyGoldenKootenay LakeKootenay Lake West ArmLower ArrowLower Columbia RiverSlocan ValleySouth CountrySouth Selkirks-SalmoUpper ArrowUpper Kootenay River Valley
Focuses Education/OutreachLeadership DevelopmentYouth Programs and Activities
Regional District CSRDRDCKRDEKRDKB
Group Types Non-Profit Organization

Our Mission:

Encouraging environmental stewardship and sustainability in the Canadian Columbia Basin by supporting educators.

Our Vision:

People in the Canadian Columbia Basin respect the natural environment and engage in sustainable activities.

CBEEN acts as a regional umbrella network for environmental education that supports, encourages, and facilitates environmental education initiatives, and fosters environmental stewardship and sustainability, throughout the Canadian Columbia Basin. CBEEN […]

Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society

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Conservation Neighbourhood Creston-PurcellsDuncan-Trout LakeKootenay LakeKootenay Lake West ArmLower ArrowLower Columbia RiverSlocan ValleySouth Selkirks-SalmoUpper Arrow
Focuses Ecosystem Restoration/EnhancementEducation/OutreachInvasive Species ManagementInventoryResearch
Regional District RDCKRDKB
Group Types Non-Profit Organization

Our Mission:

To minimize the impacts of invasive species on the ecosystems, communities, and economy of the Central Kootenay region by promoting collaborative approaches to invasive species management.

Our Vision:

A network of partners collaborating to minimize the impacts of invasive species on the ecosystems, communities, and economy of the Regional District of Central Kootenay and the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Area A and B.

The CKISS is a non-profit society that was formed by a group of residents and company/agency representatives who were interested in promoting collaborative approaches to invasive plant management in 2005. […]

Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society

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Conservation Neighbourhood Creston-PurcellsKootenay LakeKootenay Lake West Arm
Focuses Citizen ScienceEcosystem Restoration/EnhancementEducation/OutreachWaterYouth Programs and Activities
Regional District RDCK
Group Types Non-Profit Organization

Our Mission:

To improve the health and stewardship of Kootenay Lake through monitoring, habitat restoration, capacity building, and the empowerment of local communities, First Nations, and stakeholders.

Our Vision:

Kootenay Lake is a productive ecosystem supporting abundant fish and wildlife with land and water uses that support clean water and long-term sustainable communities. Residents, First Nations, and other stakeholders have a strong sense of place and engage actively in lake stewardship and governance.

Formed in 2012, Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society (FOKLSS) is an inclusive stewardship organization dedicated to sustaining a healthy Kootenay Lake for future generations.

The lake’s authentic nature instills a […]

Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area

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Conservation Neighbourhood Creston-Purcells
Focuses Ecosystem Restoration/EnhancementEducation/OutreachLand ManagementSpecies-at-RiskWetland Conservation
Regional District RDCK
Group Types Provincial Government

Our Mission:

To manage the area for conservation and natural species diversity through active habitat and wildlife management, research and education.

Our Vision:

The CVWMA mandate is derived from British Columbia’s Creston Valley Wildlife Act. Through the Act, a Management Authority was delegated to manage the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area, a 7,000-hectare […]

Nature Conservancy of Canada Rocky Mountain Region

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Conservation Neighbourhood Columbia ValleyCreston-PurcellsDuncan-Trout LakeElk ValleyGoldenKootenay LakeKootenay Lake West ArmLower ArrowLower Columbia RiverSlocan ValleySouth CountrySouth Selkirks-SalmoUpper ArrowUpper Kootenay River Valley
Focuses Ecosystem Restoration/EnhancementLand ConservationLand ManagementLandscape Connectivity
Regional District RDCKRDEKRDKB
Group Types Land Trust

Our Mission:

To lead, innovate and use creativity in the conservation of Canada’s natural heritage; and to secure important natural areas through their purchase, donation or other mechanisms, and then manages these properties for the long term.

Our Vision:

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) protects areas of natural diversity for their intrinsic value and for the benefit of our children and those after them.

NCC is Canada’s leading national land conservation organization. A private, non-profit organization, they partner with individuals, corporations, other non-profit organizations and governments at all levels to protect our most important […]

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