Climate Adapatation

Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute selected to help nine municipalities adapt to the impacts of climate change

May 17, 2019 – Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Selkirk College is proud to announce it will be working with nine municipalities in the Kootenay and Boundary region in their efforts to strengthen their resilience to the effects of climate change.

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:25

State of the Environment

The State of the Environment project ran from January 2013 to May 2014 and aimed to improve the quality and accessibility of environmental research in the Columbia Basin Boundary region through four objectives:

  1. explore the landscape of environmental research and planning in the region,

  2. expand existing State of the Basin environmental indicators,

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:17

Trends Analysis: Environment (2016)

The unique, diverse natural landscapes and resources of the Columbia Basin-Boundary region are the foundation for many aspects of well-being. These landscapes provide ecological resilience, biodiversity, land to grow food, clean air and water, and they are a foundational piece of our economic, social, and cultural well-being.


RDI Products
Mon, 06/19/2017 - 13:47

Welcome Young Agrarians

Young Agrarians is a grassroots initiative made up of agriculturalists and media conspirators intent on growing food ecologically. We are building an on-line and off-line network of young people growing ‘Good, Clean, and Fair1’ food. Inspired by the U.S. young farmer organization the Greenhorns to build a movement Canada-wide, our mission is to celebrate, connect and inspire young people to farm.

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 12:24