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CLSS – COLUMBIA LAKE STEWARDSHIP SOCIETY

CLSS dedicated team of directors include concerned citizens, local business owners, individuals from geology, meteorology, engineering and nursing professions. We are both permanent and part time residents. All have a keen sense of lake pride and cherish Columbia Lake and its environs.  Visit their site to learn more http://columbialakess.com/

RDEK – REGIONAL DISTRICT OF EAST KOOTENAY

It is important to be an informed resident of Electoral District F. The RDEK website provides a wealth of information on our area.

RDEK: https://www.rdek.bc.ca/

Our Area F Director is Susan Clovechok. She can be reached at 250-270-9314, or director.clovechok@rdek.bc.ca You can also check on her website: https://www.rdek.bc.ca/susan_clovechok/. When writing a letter to RDEK or other government agency, if you send Susan a copy, she is better able to represent our wishes.

EAST KOOTENAY GUIDE

Some things you should know as a rural landowner in the Regional District of East Kootenay https://www.rdek.bc.ca/about/new_resident_guide/

MAPS

To view Map of the RDEK East Kootenay Communities including Columere Park, go to: https://rdek.maps.arcgis.com/apps/mapviewer/index.html

GOVT OF BC MINISTRY OF FORESTS AND RANGE

Wildfire News, Bans and Restrictions go to: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status

Since the wildfire season is upon us, it is important that residents keep up to date on Fire Bans and Restrictions.

CHANBER OF COMMERCE

The Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Information Center is located just south of the Invermere Crossroads on Highway 93 and 95 www.cvchamber.ca/

LOCAL NEWSPAPER LINKS

The Columbia Valley Pioneer go to: www.columbiavalleypioneer.co

Serving the Upper Columbia Valley including Brisco, Edgewater, Radium, Invermere, Fairmont and Canal Flats. The Pioneer’s new website now covers every page of the magazine as well as all back issues!

The Valley Echo go to: https://www.invermerevalleyecho.com/

Serving BC’s Columbia Valley from Canal Flats to Spillimacheen.

REPORT ALL POACHERS AND POLLUTERS

The Conservation Officer Services encourages the public to Report all Poachers and Polluters (RAPP) by calling the 24-hour hot line toll free at 1-877-952-7277 or through their website https://forms.gov.bc.ca/environment/rapp/

SAFETY

Wildlife Safety: https://bcparks.ca/plan-your-trip/visit-responsibly/wildlife-safety/

Bear Safety: https://banff.ca/1009/Bear-Awareness

NEIGHBORING VILLAGE, TOWN& COMMUNITY LINKS

Invermere and Surrounding Columbia Valley

This comprehensive visually pleasing website based in Invermere provides Columbia Valley, BC, and World News www.columbiavalley.com and/or www.invermere.com

Fairmont Hot Springs

This excellent Fairmont Hot Springs website provides a wide range of up-to-the-minute information on local activities www.fairmonthotsprings.com

Canal Flats

This Village of Canal Flats website keeps us up to date on the activities of our neighbors at the south end of Columbia Lake www.canalflats.ca/

Panorama

Check out the Panorama Mountain Village website to keep up to date on all their activities http://www.panoramaresort.com/index.htm

NATURE LOVERS LINKS

Wildsight works locally, regionally and globally to protect biodiversity and encourage sustainable communities in Canada’s Columbia and Southern Rocky Mountain Region.  This area is internationally recognized as a keystone to conservation in Western North America.  Wildsight received the 2005 Canadian Environmental Award for Conservation in recognition of its successful work to protect the region’s wildlife and wildlife values. Visit www.wildsight.ca

Visit this site for news our very own “Columbia Valley Wetlands”, “Columbia Lake Provincial Park”, Lot 48, and much more!

Wings Over The Rockies go to: www.wingsovertherockies.org

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