Students help protect watersheds

Three Grade 9 classes from across the Elk Valley got their hands dirty ridding local wetlands of invasive plants while planting native species in their place.

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Fernie woman in Parliament

McKinley Richards, a Fernie Secondary school graduate, will represent the Kootenay-Columbia in Parliament with the Daughters of the Vote program.

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CBT Donates $6 Million to Colleges

A new $6-million partnership between Columbia Basin Trust, College of the Rockies and Selkirk College will work toward shared priorities to enhance the quality, availability and uniqueness of the college experience for students.

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Projects to Get Kids Active

Children and youth will be growing their confidence and getting healthier thanks to 34 projects receiving over $500,000 from Columbia Basin Trust’s Basin PLAYS Capital Improvement Grants.

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Do and Learn in Wild Backyards

With patches of snow on the ground, it’s a day for jackets and hoods up to protect ears from the cold. It’s Wednesday, November 14, 2018, and a group of ninth graders is traipsing across an abandoned hay field outside Cranbrook with loppers and shovels in hand to oo and learn in wild backyards.

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