Giving to the Wild

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Give a gift of wilderness, clean water and sustainable communities by making a donation to our annual appeal today.

Your gift will be used next year to support our work to change mining and forestry practices on the ground that threaten the quality of our water for people and all living things. It will support habitat protection for species at risk and all creatures dependent upon wild places. It will enable us to deliver our school-based education programs—inspiring the future stewards of tomorrow by connecting them with their wild backyards. ... Read more »

Nelson Area Students Go "Beyond Recycling"

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Nelson, B.C. — What really happens when we throw things ‘away’? Do they disappear? That’s the question Grade 4-6 students from schools in the Nelson area asked as they explored the contents of the local transfer station, landfill and recycling depot. 

The students are taking part in Beyond Recycling, a Wildsight education program that tackles topics such as waste, ecological footprint, climate change and energy use. Salmo, Kinnaird, Rosemont and Redfish Elementary Schools  were four of eleven schools in the Columbia Basin Region that have taken part in Wildsight’s Beyond Recycling this year.  ... Read more »

Banff Mountain Film Fest World Tour comes to Cranbrook

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It's that time of year again: time for the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour in Cranbrook on Saturday, January 3rd!

Join us at 7:30PM at Key City Theatre for our 21st year of exploration, adventure, and mountain culture films from around the world. Get inspired for your own adventures in the new year!

For most locals, the film fest needs no introduction, but if you haven't been to the fest yet, check out the trailers for films on tour. ... Read more »

Gift Packages for the Wild People in your LIfe

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Looking for something special for the wild people in your life? Give them a gift that lasts a lifetime: a Wildsight gift membership!

Get one here and we'll send the recipient a gift membership card in the mail.

More gift ideas: ... Read more »

Wild and Scenic Film Fest World Tour on the Big Screen in Creston

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Get your tickets here!

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival Tour is stopping in Creston on Saturday, January 17th for a cinematic evening of stories set in wild landscapes around the world. Join Wildsight for a journey to spectacular places and tales of adventurers living life outside— all with a conservation mindset.

The Wild & Scenic Film Fest, North America's largest environmental film festival, will bring two hours of the beautiful, the exciting and the inspiring to the big screen at Prince Charles Secondary on January 17th for two screenings: 7:00pm and a special children's program, suitable for ages three and up, at 2PM. ... Read more »

Taking care of the world’s freshwater: Canadians present at 14th Living Lakes Conference in China

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Members of Living Lakes Canada from Wildsight and the Lake Winnipeg Foundation (LWF) represented Canada at the 14th Living Lakes Conference in Nanchang, China last week. Kat Hartwig of Invermere, B.C. and Alex Salki of Winnipeg, Manitoba, were invited to present their work on sustainable management of lake communities, with a special focus on lake protection. The Canadian presentation focused on the significant water stewardship work being done by NGOs and water stewardship groups in the Columbia Basin and around Lake Winnipeg.   ... Read more »