Sustainability News

Backyard Chicken & Compost Crawl - April 22nd from 9 am - 12 noon

Chickens? Ducks?  Pallet composters vs worm bins?  PUt on your walking shoes and learn about composting and backyard chicken coops from experience Rossland backyard farmers during Rossland Real Foods annual chicken and compost crawl. Saturday April 22 from 9 am -12 noon.  Pick up a map at the Rossland Library or download a brochure here.

Builder Workshop - Energy Star for New Homes - March 8th Rossland

Are you a builder of new homes?  Join us for a Builders Workshop at Prestige Mountain Resort in Rossland, on March 8, to learn about using EnerGuide for new homes and building to ENERGY STAR® for New Homes guidelines. 7:30 - 12 Noon. Hot breakfast included.  This workshop is primarily aimed at builders and building officials.

More info and registration here.  

Gardeners' Green Drinks at the Uptown Lounge Tuesday Jan 17th 5-6:30 pm

Green Drinks talks gardening! Come join your gardening neighbours for a drink and informal gardening discussion this Tuesday Jan 17 from 5 pm - 6:30 pm at the Uptown Lounge (formerly the Red Room) at the Prestige Mountain Resort in Rossland.

Rossland Food Charter Borscht & Film Night - FREE Event on Wednesday December 7th at 5:30 pm

Rossland Food Charter Borscht & Film Night - Free community event on Wed Dec 7 at 5:30 pm at the Old Firehall. Join us for a borscht & bread dinner prepared by Chef John Premier. Followed by a screening of the film 'Growing Local' and community discussion about the Rossland Food Charter. More info?

Rossland Energy Crawl - Sunday Nov 1st from 1-4 pm

Air source heat pumps?  Geothermal?  Solar?  How do they perform in Rossland?  Join us for Rossland's  first  Energy Crawl on Sunday November 6 from 1 - 4 pm.  Visit homes that use these techno

Truck added to Rossland's Carshare fleet

As of May 9th,  the Rossland Branch now has two vehicles!  An automatic Ford Ranger 4x4 extendicab truck has been added to our fleet.  

Rossland Carshare members can now choose the vehicle that best suits their needs adn selecting either the standard transmission Toyota Matrix or the automatic transmission Ranger.

Be Kind to Our Mother - Earth Day Celebration 2016

Join the Rossland Sustainability Commission and other Rossland organizations in celebrating Earth Day throughout the month of April.  

To check out the list of activities and events on Earth Day, click here.

Jumbo Wild - Film March 6, 2016 at Miners Hall

For decades, First Nations, conservationists, backcountry skiers and snowboarders have fought a proposed large-scale ski resort deep in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia. After 24 years of opposition, what more will it take to keep Jumbo wild for good?

Have you completed the 2014 State of Rossland Survey?

Complete this quick survey before Oct 31st and help us measure Rossland's progress towards our sustainability goals!  The survey measures 6 of the 32 indicators developed to measure our strategic sustainability goals.  The results of the survey will be shared with the community and compiled into a 2014 State of Rossland report card.


REPOSTING: Rossland Hub of Learning Coordinator

JOB REPOSTING!   Project Coordinator for Rossland's “Hub of Learning” 

The Innovative Education Task Force is seeking a qualified individual to be our  Project Coordinator and administrator for the balance of the ‘Rossland Hub of Learning’ project start-up.  This is a reposting and an interim manager is in place.