Nelson Community Links

About Nelson & Region

Information for Citizens

  • City Services (City of Nelson) – list with links to city departments
  • Farmers Market (City of Nelson) – Cottonwood Falls Park Wed & Sat
  • FireSmart Property Assessments – free awareness program that provides communities and individual homeowners with simple steps to reduce the impact of wildfires before they occur. Link also to Homeowner’s Manual.
  • Invasive Species Alert (Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society) – strives to keep our lakes pristine, forests lush, mountains healthy and economies thriving through education and managing invasive species in an effective way.
  • Water restrictions (City of Nelson)- current updates

Tourism, Culture and Sports

Getting Around & Travel

Community Services & Resources


  • CBAL (Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy) – offers one-on-one tech sessions including iPad classes.
  • KCDS Virtual Services (Kootenay Career & Development Services) – including RAFT (Retail Accommodation Food and Tourism Training) and Smart Launch – Young Adult Skills.
  • Selkirk College – offers Computer basics courses (for PCs) for people returning to school or for employment purposes

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