Wild Look Outside

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Calling all ski-tourers, snowshoers, snowman-makers, dog frolickers and bird watchers! Look Outside, our year-long photo contest focused on BC's stunning Purcell Mountains, wants your photos! 

There are only two contest rules:

1. The pics submitted must have been taken within the month of submission

2. In the PURCELL Mountains

There are amazing prizes to be won every month including free nights at ACC backcountry huts, camera gear and Kicking Horse Coffee, as well as a grand prize of $1000.

Submit photos to the Look Outside website or tag them #wildlookoutside on instagram, facebook and twitter.

Happy winter and don't forget to Look Outside!  

BC Cries Wolf by Barry Wilson via Troy Media

BC Cries Wolf - Barry Wilson, Salmon Arm via TroyMedia.com

Most of the media reports I have seen on BC’s planned wolf cull are “crying wolf” and giving the public the wrong impression.  What I have been hearing on radio, tv and online news is that the BC Government has announced it will be shooting 184 wolves from helicopters in the South Peace and Selkirk areas of BC before snowmelt this spring.  It’s reported that the Government feels it is necessary because, and I am paraphrasing:

BC caribou herds are shrinking to dangerously low levels,

Wolves eat caribou, ... Read more »

Protecting Endangered Mountain Caribou

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By John Bergenske and Joe Scott, Conservation Northwest ... Read more »

Making the Transboundary Flathead an International Success!

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A Guest Blog by David Hadden, Headwaters Montana

We neglect history at our peril. When we lose the thread of history we lose both reference points as well as the heart of a good story. How the Flathead Wild Team turned the transboundary Flathead Valley into an international cause celebre is that kind of story. ... Read more »

Wild Times Winter 2014/2015

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Our winter edition of the Wild Times is out! If you haven't picked up a copy around town, you can read it here:

Wild Times Winter 2014/2015

"Ospreys" Wins the 2015 Creston Valley Bird Festival Art Prize

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Like Dave Catherall’s prize-winning apple pie at Fall Fair, Bruce Paterson has combined the right ingredients to make a prize-winning poster for this year’s Creston Valley Bird Fest. This is the third year in festival history that the judges have selected Bruce’s detailed work in watercolour, pen and ink. ... Read more »