Wildsight News

2013: A Year for the Wild

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Welcome to 2014, a year to make change and make a difference. 

I’m proud to share with you Wildsight’s 2013 Annual Report. It is a summary of what we accomplished - together. ... Read more »

Wildsight in Federal Court Today to Defend Species at Risk

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Federal Court to hear lawsuit over endangered wildlife threatened by Northern Gateway pipeline and government delay. Delayed recovery strategies threaten humpback whales, white sturgeon, seabirds and caribou along proposed pipeline and tanker routes. ... Read more »

Wildsight Chair Receives Order of Canada

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Windermere's  Juri Peepre, Chair of Wildsight’s Regional Board, has been recognized along with 90 other high-profile Canadians with one of the nation’s highest honours: membership in the Order of Canada. The award “recognizes a lifetime of distinguished service in or to a particular community, group or field of activity”.  ... Read more »

Why do we love our mountains?

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December 11 was the International Day of the Mountain and Invermere celebrated by asking: Why do we love our mountains?  ... Read more »

Golden's 24th Annual Christmas Bird Count, Dec. 27

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You are invited to join birders across the western hemisphere for Golden's 24th Annual Christmas Bird Count. This North American winter-time traditions will take place in Golden on December 27th. ... Read more »

Take Action to Protect Our Bees: Ban Neonicotinoids in Canada

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The European Union and State of Oregon have banned the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, one of the leading causes for the rapid decline of bees and other pollinators worldwide. These bans were enacted with strong scientific evidence and the voices of citizens demanding action. ... Read more »

Last Day to Take Action for a Pesticide-Free BC!

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Cosmetic pesticides are used to make lawns and gardens look nice, but they endanger human health and the environment. Long-term exposure can cause serious illnesses, from cancer to neurological disease, and can harm wildlife, like the bees and other pollinators. ... Read more »