The EcoCentric

Hosts: Keith Wiley, Rachel Mackenzie
Airs: Tuesday at 12 Noon and Sunday at 9 am
The EcoCentric

The EcoCentric is a weekly radio talk show focused on current environmental issues from the West Kootenay region of BC and beyond. The show features interviews with activists, experts, government and industry providing information and a variety of perspectives on environmental topics.The program’s scope includes environmental news, politics and science as well as conservation, climate change, food security, social issues, and more.

The EcoCentric is run by a team of four people who work with the West Kootenay EcoSociety, a non-profit environmental organization based in Nelson, BC.

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Episodes

Apr 25 2017 - Green Candidate Kim Charlesworth, Peacemaker course and Electric cars in the Kootenay

Host Amanda Patt talks about Earth Day events, Kim Charlesworth and Madelyn MacKay is on to talk about training peacemakers in Nelson and more about electric cars in the Kootenays. (Click here for More)

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Apr 19 2017 - Kootenay Coops new store and True Local, Earth Day 2017!

Guest host John Alton is back behind the mike to speak with Russell Precious and Alyssa Nebel about Kootenay Co-op’s new building. Alyssa also talked about the Co-op's True Local program that promotes local food growers and suppliers. Rory Gallagher of the West Kootenay EcoSociety is on to talk about… (Click here for More)

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Apr 04 2017 - Election candidate Tom Prior and Eden Yeah on the Creston Community Investment Coop

Host Rachel Mackenzie talks with election independent candidate Tom Prior, and Keith Wiley talks with Eden Yeah about the remarkable Creston Community Investment Coop. (Click here for More)

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Mar 28 2017 - Sinixt win hunting case, Andrew Weaver, Kootenay Native Plant

Host Rachel Mackenzie finds out more about Nelson's EcoSave program from Carmen Proctor. She also learns about Kootenay plants from the Kootenay Native Plant society and we hear from Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver. (Click here for More)

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Mar 21 2017 - BC political donations, community energy initiatives

Host Keith Wiley speaks with organizer Madelyn MacKay about the upcoming forum on community investing in clean energy. The Corporate Mapping Project has come out with a new report on the millions of dollars the fossil fuel corporations have donated to the Liberal Party in BC. Bill Carroll from the… (Click here for More)

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Mar 14 2017 - Plastic shopping bags, Seedy Saturday and starting your seeds, Camas Lily

Host Rachel MacKenzie talks with Ann Remnant about Nelson retailers charging for plastic shopping bags... and they hear from Clair Hitchman about her campaign to rid the community of the bags. Rachels talks with Bruce Edson about soil blocks and easy way to start seed. Guest Brenda Beckwith a botanist… (Click here for More)

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Mar 07 2017 - BC NDP climate policy, banning neonics, protesting Trudeau

Nelson Creston MLA talks about the BC NDPs climate policy, which includes a NON revenue neutral carbon tax rises, and rebates. Hearings in Parliament this week talk about banning one of the neonicitioid pesticides. Muhannad Malas is the Toxics Program Manager with environmentaldefence.ca in Toronto. He comes on to talk… (Click here for More)

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Feb 28 2017 - 100%RenewableKootenays, invasive species, worlds biggest fires

Host Rachel Mackenzie hears from Erin Thompson for the West Kootenay EcoSociety about the progress of the Renewable Kootenays campaign. Laurie Frankcom from the Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society talks about efforts to control invaders. (Click here for More)

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Feb 21 2017 - Rainforest project wins Fuller Award, geoengineering, composting and ecoevents

Host Keith Wiley talks with Sierra Club of BC's Jens Wieting about the Fuller award for the Great Bear Rainforest Solution project. Contributor Amanda Patt holds forth on geo engineering. We also hear the EcoSociety's Jesse Woodward talk about upcoming markets and Bruce Edson talks with Mateo Ocejo about community… (Click here for More)

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Feb 14 2017 - Slocan spill case, Columbia Treaty and electoral reform

Slocan Valley activist Marilyn Burgoon updates the court case on the Lemon Creek Spill. Host Rachel Mackenzie also speaks with Eileen Delehanty Pearkes about her Columbia River treaty book A River Captured. She also speaks with writer Scott Baker who wrote about electoral reform in Macleans. (Click here for More)

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