Outdoors

Tennis, Anyone?

Posted by Lucy Harrup on Jul 02, 2022 in Outdoors

Highlights of the MAST Program

Posted by Jenna Aldus on Jun 14, 2022 in Outdoors

Creating Lifelong Passion for Riding Bikes

Getting kids to fall in love with riding bikes is easy. Let them be kids. Let them have fun!

Posted by Jacob Johnson on Jun 09, 2022 in Outdoors

Run, Hike, Bike Repeat

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Jun 08, 2022 in Outdoors

Riding for Mental Health

Posted by Becca Fahey on May 13, 2022 in Outdoors

Valley Vitals Fernie: Tips #2 Direct Seeding vs Starting Indoors

Well this Spring has been an excellent example of the resiliency required to grow food in the Elk Valley. It kind of reminds Ashley Lortscher of a Katy Perry song? So she’s back with more beta for cold climate gardening!

Posted by Anonymous (not verified) on May 11, 2022 in Outdoors

Large-Scale Projects Support Ecosystem Health

Forests, wetlands and riparian areas are among the habitats that will benefit from several projects that are focusing on ensuring healthy, diverse and functioning ecosystems in the Columbia Basin.

“The Trust heard from people living in the Basin that ecosystem enhancement is important to maintain and improve native biodiversity in the wide variety of ecosystems that make up the region,” said Johnny Strilaeff, President and Chief Executive Officer, Columbia Basin Trust. “The efforts seen in these projects reflect those values as they involve hands-on work at a large scale, across entire landscapes, to create lasting effects.”

Posted by admin on Apr 28, 2022 in Outdoors

Youth Engage in Climate Events

Life in the Basin is ingrained with nature, whether this involves camping, kayaking or simply waking to the sounds of birdsong. It’s no wonder that Basin youth are inspired to protect their local landscapes by getting involved with climate action.

Posted by admin on Apr 28, 2022 in Outdoors

City of Fernie Receives Wildfire Risk Reduction Grant

The City of Fernie is welcoming $102,525 in Provincial grant funding to support wildfire-risk-reduction initiatives in our community.

Posted by admin on Apr 21, 2022 in Outdoors

City of Fernie Welcomes $1.28m in Grant Funding for New Skatepark

The Federal and Provincial Governments have confirmed the City has been successful in securing $1,282,572 in funding through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, Rural and Northern Infrastructure stream. 

Posted by admin on Apr 12, 2022 in Outdoors

Fernie Freestyle Athletes Flying High at Panorama

After nearly two years without competition, Fernie Freestyle Club athletes haven’t skipped a beat, with 20 athletes attending the BC Freestyle Provincial Competition this past week, January 14-16th 2022, at Panorama Mountain Resort, landing 17 podium finishes.

Posted by admin on Jan 25, 2022 in Outdoors

#FernieStreak 2022 Tips and Inspiration

Often times with multi-day challenges, you start off strong and can get side-tracked or lose motivation along the way. Here are some tips from the #FernieStreak team to keep you motivated, engaged and having fun! Remember to share with your fellow streakers by using the hashtag, and most importantly this is a fun, community event to raise funds for an important local cause, Twin Meadows Animal Rescue Society, and to get people outside! Enjoy, and thank you for participating.   

Posted by admin on Dec 31, 2021 in Outdoors

Improving Accessibility and Safety on The Trails

In the last year, community groups across the Basin undertook 25 new projects that rehabilitate, enhance or develop recreational trails.

Posted by admin on Dec 31, 2021 in Outdoors