Wildsight News

I Support My Community!

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Our communities have some awesome ideas for the coming year. Great ideas require support, and we need your help to help get these exciting initiatives off the ground in your community. ... Read more »

2013 Green Building Conference, Nov. 8-9, Kimberley, BC


Are you considering building or renovating your home? Do you work in the building industry or in real estate? Would you like to learn more about getting the best bang for your buck when it comes to energy efficiency? ... Read more »

Shifting paradigms at the “Think Like a Watershed” Symposium

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Fairmont Hot Springs, B.C. An important dialogue has just been ignited, centred on the possibility of creating a Columbia Basin watershed governance entity.“Think Like a Watershed”, a symposium hosted on September 29-30 by the Columbia Basin Watershed Network (CBWN) with support from Living Lakes Canada, featured a paradi ... Read more »

Global Adventurer Jon Turk Touring the Kootenays with Wildsight

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Legendary Fernie explorer, author, and speaker Jon Turk will tour the Kootenays this fall, sharing personal stories told as only Turk can, from his many adventures in the world's wildest places.  ... Read more »

Federal Government Announces Flathead to be excluded from Planned Sale of Dominion Coal Blocks

Flathead Wild, a coalition of conservation groups dedicated to protecting the Flathead River Valley in the East Kootenay, welcomes the federal government’s announcement that it will exempt portions of the Dominion Coal Blocks within the Flathead Valley from a planned sale of federal lands. ... Read more »

Think Like a Watershed with Canada’s famous free-thinker


Columbia Basin residents to hear from renowned Canadian author at Watershed Symposium

John Ralston Saul, one of Canada’s renowned intellectuals and author of A Fair Country, will travel the Basin and present at the Salmon Festival in Revelstoke, and at Fairmont Hot Springs, as part of the Columbia Basin Watershed Network’s “Think Like a Watershed” Symposium. ... Read more »

Columbia Basin Salmon Festival, Salmon Feast and Watershed Symposium


The 3rd annual Columbia Salmon Festival celebrates the history of the salmon that once migrated to the headwaters. Learn about the cultural significance, the challenges and the prospects of restoring salmon to the Columbia Basin. Festival activities include Columbia Basin First Nations cultural showcases of art, entertainment and food.   ... Read more »

2nd Annual Campout Now A Day Hike

Overlooking the Columbia Valley

Due to inclement weather and a road washout on the Farnham FSR, the 2nd Annual Campout has been changed to a dayhike on Sunday, September 8.  ... Read more »