This week’s wrap-up features articles from David Suzuki Foundation, Margo McDiarmid, Cathy Ellis and Carol Linnitt; as well as a trailer for ‘Last Stand – The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest’ and a reminder to add your voice to the Review of Environmental Assesment Processes: Climate Change & Impact.
Back to school: The magic of the changing seasons
Wildsight News :Featured
Eleven excellent Wildsight educators gathered in Revelstoke this spring for their annual training session for Columbia Basin Trust’s Know Your Watershed program, an initiative administered and delivered by Wildsight. “With educators in every major community across the Columbia Basin, teaching watershed literacy to as many students as possible, these annual training sessions are crucial not … Continued
This week’s wrap-up features articles by William Yardley, Andrea Thompson, Emma Gilchrist, Jon Gertner and a great video from Accelerate Kootenay.
This school year, 13 classes from around the Columbia Basin joined Wildsight educators on a 24 week Beyond Recycling investigation into the impact of their lifestyles—energy, waste and consumption—to discover how their everyday actions affect the health of the planet and how they can be agents of positive change. “In Beyond Recycling, students spend 24 … Continued
This week’s wrap-up features articles by CBC News, Judith D Schwartz, a video from Anjali Appadurai, a trailer for The Messenger documentary, and our own Joh Bergenske gets interviewed by the Revelstoke Mountaineer.
Spring is unmistakably in the air again and that familiar desire to get out on the water has returned too. But before we grab our gear and vessels and head out on the open water, now is a perfect time to remind ourselves, even if we are self-propelled, to be careful to protect birds and … Continued
This week’s wrap-up features articles by Tim Burkhart, Pieta Woolley, Damien Gillis, Andrew Gage and Dave Quinn.
Feeding elk has been promoted as helpful and even necessary during this snowy winter in the East Kootenay. But is feeding elk really best for the animals? Experienced wildlife biologists have repeatedly argued that feeding elk can do more harm than good, even in harsh winters. The facts don’t support the assertions that we have … Continued
Not only is it Canada Water Week all week, but World Water Day is all day today – which makes this Wednesday a real confluence of water-related celebrations. We figured we’d take a moment to join in the festivities and raise a glass of clean Kootenay water to some of the work our team does … Continued
On March 13th, we presented a petition calling for permanent protection of Jumbo, with 61,526 signatures from around the world, to the transboundary Ktunaxa Nation in support of their Qat’muk Declaration at a ceremony in a packed venue at the Ktunaxa Nation offices, with more than 100 in attendance. The petition was launched from a … Continued