UPCOMING EVENTS & PROJECTS:
NEXT FoRR BOARD MEETING:
Rossland Library, everyone is welcome!
(See minutes of prior meetings on the News page)
Trax FoRR Tracks Project
Winter is the best (but not only) time to see, identify, photograph, GPS and report wildlife tracks in the Rossland Range. See the brochure for track images, details and contact info.
"FORR's Adopted Rossland Museum Artifact: The Old Glory Lookout Board" was prepared for a 2012 Rossland Museum event and provides some little known history about the Old Glory Lookout.
"Consorts of the Stars" written Aug 31, 1950 by Gordon Perkins is an interesting article from the Rossland Miner newspaper about life on top of Old Glory (courtesy Ruth Grubisic)
Welcome to the
Friends of the Rossland Range
a non-profit society, Rossland, BC, Canada
The Rossland Range is a special place - a great place to play, full of community traditions, and many values to all.
Our goals are to foster the traditions and community spirit of the Rossland Range, work toward keeping this gem a great place to play, and teach the natural, recreational, cultural, historical values of the area.
Presently, we are working on many projects, including:
-An annual summer hike program
-A photo and story record of activities in the Rossland Range, such as the history of the Old Glory Weather Station
-Developing a Streamkeepers program
-Developing a forest interpretation project
-Inspiring a community-based, multi-use recreation plan for the Rossland Range, including establishing a winter backcountry recreation area in the Old Glory Alpine Area
Contact us if you'd like to volunteer for any of our projects!
Your membership provides the foundation of community support for us to achieve our goals using public education, government dialogue and cooperative planning.
ADD YOUR VOICE AND ENERGY!
BECOME A MEMBER!
We welcome your participation
NANCY GREENE HIGHLANDS RECREATION AREA:
The Recreation Tenure Application Proposal and Map is below, click to view them.
Thank you to the many participants who shared their input at the public workshop on May 20, 2010 and through questionnaires to assist in guiding FORR's submission of this application.
May 20, 2010 Workshop Comments:
Participants' comments have been compiled into the below categories:
Friends of the Rossland Range, PO Box 701, Rossland, BC V0G 1Y0