Trans-border Grizzly Bear Project

2023-08-02T11:32:23-06:00
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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

2023-08-02T11:18:48-06:00
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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

2023-08-02T11:37:25-06:00
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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

2023-08-02T11:34:39-06:00
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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

2020-06-01T15:29:02-06:00
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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

2020-06-01T15:29:01-06:00
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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

2020-06-01T15:29:00-06:00
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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 the Lardeau River

2020-06-01T15:28:57-06:00
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Conservation Neighbourhood Duncan-Trout Lake
Focuses Ecosystem Restoration/EnhancementLandscape ConnectivityWaterWildlife/Fish Conservation
Regional District RDCK
Group Types Non-Profit Organization

Our Mission:

To help protect and care for the Lardeau River corridor.

Our Vision:

To obtain protection status for vital and crucial fish & wildlife habitats along the Lardeau River corridor.

The Friends of Lardeau River’s key focus is in obtaining protection status for vital and crucial fish & wildlife habitats along the Lardeau River corridor. The Lardeau River with its […]

Kootenay Community Bat Project

2020-06-01T15:28:57-06:00
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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 ScienceEducation/OutreachSpecies-at-RiskWildlife/Fish Conservation
Regional District CSRDRDCKRDEKRDKB
Group Types Project (Not Organization)

Our Mission:

To raise awareness about bats in southeastern BC and work with local residents who have bats in buildings.

Our Vision:

To promote the conservation of bats in the Kootenay region, including species-at-risk and those at risk for White Nose Syndrome.

The Kootenay Community Bat Project (KCBP) was established in 2004 to raise awareness about bats in southeastern BC and work with local residents who have bats in buildings. The KCBP […]

Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program

2020-06-01T15:28:57-06:00
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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 Coordination and CommunicationEcosystem Restoration/EnhancementLand ConservationLand ManagementSpecies-at-RiskWildlife/Fish Conservation
Regional District CSRDRDCKRDEKRDKB
Group Types Partnership

Our Mission:

To fund projects that help conserve and enhance fish and wildlife in watersheds that have been impacted by BC Hydro dams.

Our Vision:

Thriving fish and wildlife populations in watersheds that are functioning and sustainable.

The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) in the Columbia Region is a partnership between BC Hydro, the Province of B.C., First Nations, and the Public, to conserve and enhance […]

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