Jon Turk—adventurer, scientist, storyteller and wanderer—will present “Talking to Animals” on encounters with wild creatures on this September in Invermere, Creston, Kimberley and Cranbrook.
Back to school: The magic of the changing seasons
Wildsight News :Creston Branch
Every bite we take comes with a backstory of interconnected narratives. The problem is, we’ve taken so many bites throughout human history that—somewhere along the way—we stopped paying attention to the plot details behind what’s sitting at the end of our forks. Before we talk about the local food stories that are being written in … Continued
As you have probably already noticed, the birds are back in full (s)wing. But how many? And which ones? That sort of information would require a small army of keen-eyed citizen-scientists and birders to patiently observe and keep track. Well, luckily for all of us, the Kootenays are full of citizen-scientist-birder soldiers – and thanks to … Continued
Spring has sprung and summer is coming – and you don’t need to check the calendar to confirm this is true. Just open your window. Or better yet, open your front door and walk outside. You can not only feel it in the air, you can see it and hear it. That’s right folks… the … Continued
Communications and Development Coordinator (One year, half-time contract, with potential to renew) Start Date: Position begins January 3, 2017, with two to three training days in mid-December Hours: 20-24 hours a week, to be determined Salary: $22,235-$26,682 (this includes five weeks paid vacation) Job Location: Kimberley, BC Wildsight is looking for a creative, collaborative and passionate … Continued
Fall is my favourite time of year – harvest season is in full swing and root cellars are being stocked for the winter, our communities and the alpine come alive with the golden shimmer of the larch trees, the rivers run red with Kokanee and thoughts of winter start dancing in my head. It’s an … Continued
Our summer print newsletter is hot off the presses, featuring summer hikes and paddles, branch events, new initiatives and inspiring people. Check it out! Wild Times Summer 2016 PLUS: Kimberley/Cranbrook Branch Update Invermere Branch Update Golden Branch Update Elk Valley Branch Update
You have an important opportunity to support a proposed boating regulation limiting boats to 20 hp on the upper Columbia River, extending from Fairmont Hot Springs to Donald, excluding Lake Windermere.
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
The theme for this year’s legendary Bird Fest is, “Where the Birds Are – a celebration of the art, the agriculture, and the birds of the Creston Valley.” The festival will run from May 13-15, with an exciting array of events, from photography to family paddles to nighttime birding. See the complete schedule of events here! … Continued