Grassland Conservation Council of B.C.

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Conservation Neighbourhood Columbia ValleyElk ValleyGoldenSouth CountryUpper Kootenay River Valley
Focuses Education/OutreachInventoryLand ConservationLand ManagementMapping
Regional District CSRDRDCKRDEKRDKB
Group Types Non-Profit Organization

Our Mission:

The Grasslands Conservation Council of British Columbia’s (GCC) mission is to:
• foster greater understanding and appreciation for the ecological, social, economic and cultural importance of the grasslands throughout BC
• promote stewardship and sustainable management practices that will ensure the long-term health of BC’s grasslands
• promote the conservation of representative grassland ecosystems, species at risk and their habitats

Our Vision:

Working collaboratively to build a better understanding of the value of the province’s grasslands and to provide methods and tools to better care for them. We pursue a vision of healthy and life-sustaining grasslands in BC for current and future generations.

The GCC is dedicated to the stewardship and conservation of the rare and beautiful grasslands of our province. Their mandate is to:
• increase awareness and appreciation for BC’s rare and […]

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 […]

Parks Canada

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Conservation Neighbourhood Columbia ValleyGolden
Focuses Ecosystem Restoration/EnhancementEducation/OutreachEnvironmental MonitoringSpecies-at-Risk
Regional District CSRDRDEK
Group Types Federal Government

Our Mission:

On behalf of the people of Canada, to protect and present nationally significant natural and cultural heritage, and foster public understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment in ways that ensure their ecological and commemorative integrity for present and future generations.

Our Vision:

Canada’s treasured natural and historic places will be a living legacy, connecting hearts and minds to a stronger, deeper understanding of the very essence of Canada.

The Parks Canada Agency protects and presents nationally significant examples of Canada’s natural and cultural heritage, and fosters public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in ways that ensure the ecological and […]

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 […]

Columbia Wetlands Stewardship Partners

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Conservation Neighbourhood Columbia Valley
Focuses Coordination and CommunicationEcosystem Restoration/EnhancementEducation/OutreachResearchWetland ConservationWildlife/Fish Conservation
Regional District CSRDRDEK
Group Types Partnership

Our Mission:

The Columbia River Wetlands Stewardship Partners (CWSP) is made up of a diverse group of community interests, First Nations, local governments, and government agencies created to develop effective stewardship and management practices for the Columbia Wetlands and the Upper Columbia River. The partnership, acting on their vision statement, will engage the general public and work with government at all levels to implement a shared stewardship model for the management of the river and wetlands.

Our Vision:

The Upper Columbia River and the adjacent Columbia Wetlands will continue to function as a healthy flood-plain ecosystem with a complex biological community governed by natural fluvial and ecological processes. Human Communities will continue to benefit socially, environmentally and economically from this naturally functioning ecosystem and in turn the wetlands will contribute to the health and vitality of the communities in the upper Columbia River Basin. Residents in these communities will become engaged and motivated to adopt a stewardship ethic and will work collectively to demonstrate the benefits of a shared stewardship model for this important resource.

The mandate of the CWSP is to steward the wetlands in accordance with our vision as a single system irrespective of ownership or jurisdiction and to take a pro-active stance […]

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