Canoe tripping in the spring is my favourite way to explore the Columbia Wetlands. One morning in May, I watched from my canoe as 25 Great Blue Herons circled high before swooping down, arranging themselves one by one in trees that lined the shore, their silhouettes standing high off the tree tops. I was spellbound. … Continued
Remembering Juri Peepre
Wildsight News :Invermere Branch
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR: Marion Travis Vacation-home dweller turned local Marion grew up in Alberta, but spent much of her leisure time in the Valley, either at her family’s vacation home in Windermere, or at Panorama, falling off the T-bar before racing down the hill with the Nancy Greene ski team. “Many of my most memorable … Continued
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR: Marion Stotts Marion joined Wildsight Invermere in 2006 and jumped right into the thick of things as a board member, working on projects like the Finding a Balance economics and environment forum and the Lake Enid restoration, while also sitting on Wildsight Regional’s Board of Directors. “Health (of people and planet) is a big … Continued
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.
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR: Kirk Mauthner How are you connected with Wildsight? As an internationally certified mountain guide, I’m very happy to be able to spend a lot of time – year round – out in our beautiful backcountry. Over the decades I’ve also come to witness some of the effects, changes and impacts that we people … Continued
You are invited to join a vibrant team and help Wildsight Invermere fulfill its vision and mission! Wildsight Invermere is looking for dedicated volunteers to join our Board of Directors and Committees. Are you energetic, engaged, inspired, and passionate? If so, check out the details below and email email@example.com by April 15th. We need you!
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
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR: Roslyn Johnson Taking it to the Next Level After moving to the Columbia Valley in 2013 to work with The Nature Conservancy of Canada, Roslyn recognized that Wildsight “is an organization that knows how to get things done” and embarked on learning more about what we do. Keep your eyes peeled to see what Roslyn gets up to in the … Continued
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR: Mandi McRobbie Ski destination turned forever home For some folks, the valley is too enticing to ever leave. Mandi was drawn here by the wildlife and breathtaking landscapes, and hooked in by the “culture of kindness and support in the community. My husband and I stopped here to ski for a few weeks … Continued
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR: Marianne Ober Getting involved After attending the 2014 Wild and Scenic Film Festival, Marianne was inspired to volunteer with Wildsight, “I wanted to be part of a group that stands up for our amazing surroundings…I knew that Wildsight would be a great cause to spend some of my time on.” Since spring of … Continued