When I decided to spend last July exploring the world of Mountain Caribou in northeastern Washington and the interior of British Columbia, I thought I understood the basics of the challenges this beautiful creature is facing in the modern world.
Our 2017 Annual Report
Wildsight News :Conservation
We are so thrilled to share this morning’s breaking news: the Ktunaxa Nation were successful in their bid to bring the fight to keep Qat’muk (Jumbo) wild to the Supreme Court of Canada! Join us in celebration and in thanking the Ktunaxa Nation for all their incredible efforts!
Thank you all, our supporters, funders, partners, members, volunteers and friends for an amazing year. Together, we got kids outside connecting with nature, we trained people to monitor their water, we held farmers’ markets and film festivals, and kept the Jumbo Valley wild for another year! Read about everything we accomplished together here in our … Continued
On March 10, President Obama will hold a State Dinner at the White House for Prime Minister Trudeau, the first time such an event has been held for a Canadian leader in 19 years. In an open letter issued today, conservation groups from both sides of the border are calling on the leaders to use … Continued
“When you come to a fork, keep taking the worst road,” she says over the phone, directing me to Muskrat Ranch, her off-grid 80-acre homestead on the fringe of the Purcell Mountains. “We can meet anytime but Monday through Wednesday, when I’m off with my team and wagon.”
As 2015 comes to a close and we look toward the new year with hearts full of hope and spirits committed to action, we want to thank you. Thank you for coming out to rallies on freezing cold mornings, for stuffing envelopes, staffing events, writing letters and giving so generously. Happy 2016. With you by … Continued
After a series of packed theatre and store events—the film tour continues well into next year—Jumbo Wild, Sweetgrass Productions’ film documenting our 24-year struggle to keep the Jumbo Valley wild is now available for digital download on Vimeo and iTunes. Throw a screening party with your friends and then take action to keep the Jumbo … Continued
I watched my husband and my son march with Search and Rescue in our small town’s Remembrance Day parade yesterday morning. I was filled to the brim as I thought of my grandfather, a second world war navy veteran, and how proud he would be to see my family’s beautiful life and know that he … Continued
The public is invited to the first annual Elk Valley Environmental Monitoring Committee (EMC) open house to learn more about the water quality monitoring and management work being undertaken in the Elk Valley under Teck’s Environmental Management Act permit and the Elk Valley Water Quality Plan. The open house is an opportunity to ask questions … Continued
We knew this was going to be big. But how big, we couldn’t have possibly imagined. The world’s eyes are on Jumbo. Our own wild Jumbo. Over the last two weeks, Jumbo Wild, the feature documentary made by Sweetgrass Productions and supported by Patagonia, has been playing to sold out audiences across British Columbia—Invermere, Cranbrook, Nelson, … Continued