Wildsight News

All Things Garbage

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Almost 1500 elementary students and 100 staff from seven Cranbrook elementary schools participated in Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook's Clean Bin Project. The students took a very close look at the waste at their schools, and challenged themselves to reduce it for a week. Project coordinator, Skye McDougall, said that the results were fantastic. ... Read more »

Wild Nature Tours: Now in the Columbia Valley

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Wildsight Invermere is pleased to announce our new and exciting non-profit enterprise. We're following in the footsteps of the Elk Valley/Fernie Branch with our own version of Wild Nature Tours.

Our goal is to help you reconnect with Nature and increase appreciation for our mountain environment through guided outdoor tours. ... Read more »

One World Garden Workshops Start June 11 in Kimberley and Cranbrook

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There’s never been a better time than now to get your hands dirty and learn how to grow your own food. ... Read more »

Noted biologist and park administrator visiting East Kootenay to discuss wildlife behaviour and his new book.

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Just in time for spring, RMB | Rocky Mountain Books, in conjunction with Wildsight and WildSafe BC is pleased to announce the release of Bears: Without Fear by wildlife biologist Kevin Van Tighem. In this engaging and sensitive book, former Banff superintendent Van Tighem calls on his decades of experience and knowledge to enlighten readers about our relationship with and attitude toward bears. ... Read more »

Creston Valley Bird Fest Summary

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People travelled to Creston to see birds for the May 10-12 Creston Valley Bird Fest and  were not disappointed. Over ninety-one species were spotted during the guided birding expeditions throughout the Wildlife Management Area. Real Food Café provided a scrumptious International Migratory Bird Day luncheon with presentations on hummingbirds and coopers hawks. ... Read more »

Job posting: Golden Community Weed Program / Wildsight Summer Interpretive Program Workers

Do you love physical outdoor work, have a passion for the environment and good communication skills?

Wildsight Golden is seeking two workers to run Golden’s Community Weed Program this summer and develop and present public interpretive programs. ... Read more »

Join the Conversation: CBT Wants Your Ideas on Future Environmental Plans

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) is seeking to strengthen the delivery of environmental benefits to all Basin residents. Input from people such as yourself, working on environmental issues, combined with ideas from other Basin residents, will contribute to the renewal of CBT’s Environmental Strategic Plan, to be completed later this year. ... Read more »

Golden Sprouts Program Announced

Wildsight Golden, with extra funding from CBT, has initiated a gardening project for kids called the Golden Sprouts Garden mentoring project. A total of 50 kids from two schools are participating in the project, which involves pairing groups of kids with gardening mentors in and around our community. ... Read more »