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 East Kootenay

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Conservation Neighbourhood Columbia ValleyElk ValleySouth CountryUpper Kootenay River Valley
Focuses Education/OutreachInvasive Species ManagementLand ManagementPlanningPolicy/Regulation
Regional District RDEK
Group Types Regional Government

Our Mission:

Through effective service, our organization exists to maintain and enhance the economic, physical, technological, social and environmental quality of life in the East Kootenay region.

Our Vision:

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is one of 28 regional districts formed by the Province of British Columbia to provide local government services to unincorporated areas. The RDEK […]

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 […]

Clear Sky Retreat Centre

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Conservation Neighbourhood South Country
Focuses Citizen ScienceEcosystem Restoration/EnhancementEducation/OutreachLeadership Development
Regional District RDEK
Group Types Non-Profit Organization

Our Mission:

Clear Sky is a centre dedicated to transformative change for all beings, through an integrated, diverse path of exploration and discovery, encompassing all facets of life.

Our Vision:

Clear Sky. A vehicle for integrating and manifesting spiritual realization.

Clear Sky Retreat Centre is a ‘Quadruple bottom line’ social enterprise: we give equal consideration to financial, environmental, social and spiritual imperatives. Our goal is to inspire and engage our […]

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 […]

East Kootenay Invasive Species Council

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Conservation Neighbourhood Columbia ValleyElk ValleySouth CountryUpper Kootenay River Valley
Focuses Ecosystem Restoration/EnhancementEducation/OutreachInvasive Species ManagementWater
Regional District RDEK
Group Types Non-Profit Organization

Our Mission:

To mitigate the negative environmental, social, and economic impacts of invasive species in order to achieve an East Kootenay free of invasive species.

Our Vision:

East Kootenay free of invasive species.

EKISC is a diverse and dynamic mix of government and non‐government, multi‐interest stakeholders with membership open to anyone. The EKISC operates under a single‐agency partnership delivery model to deliver a […]

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 […]

Kootenay Community Bat 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 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 […]

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