Community Sustainability

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Community Sustainability 2016-10-13T00:50:08+00:00

Kootenai Environmental Alliance is committed to enriching our community through public education and programs that encourage sustainability.

Our unique Local Food Share initiative and Community Roots Gathering Garden program encourages sustainable food practices, reduction of our carbon footprint and secures healthy meals for local low-income families.

KEA hosts free bi-monthly educational forums, Lunch & Learn’s, where experts can inform the public on local, regional and national environmental issues.

Latest Community Topics

711, 2017

Say NO to Coal

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: blog, climate change, Community|0 Comments

Avista needs to hear from you! The emissions from burning coal for heat and energy fuel global warming, making coal one of the greatest threats to our climate.  Mining and burning coal release harmful pollutants [...]

411, 2017

Bill H.R. 3043

By | November 4th, 2017|Categories: blog, Community, KEA, Water, Wildlife|0 Comments

Bill H.R. 3043 is scheduled to go to the house floor next week.  This bill is a devastating assault on our nation’s rivers and the people and wildlife that depend upon them.  Its passage would [...]

2110, 2017

Faith and Climate Change

By | October 21st, 2017|Categories: blog, Community, KEA|0 Comments

Climate Action CDA presented a panel on Faith and Climate Change at NIC October 19, 2017, to an audience of fifty people including community members and students. Panelists represented Catholic, Jewish, Evangelical Lutheran, and Episcopal [...]

909, 2017

By | September 9th, 2017|Categories: blog, Community, KEA, Water|0 Comments

The first Happy Hour of the autumn season featured two speakers who provided evidence-based information about our local waterways.  Robert Steed, IDEQ Water Ecologist, began the session with “TMDL Overview and the Spokane River,” followed [...]