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
Save Our Mountain Caribou Petition delivered to Catherine McKenna!
Wildsight News :Kimberley/Cranbrook Branch
Grade nine students from Kimberley’s Selkirk Secondary School made the most of the last week of school by joining the annual Go Wild trip to Elk Lakes Provincial Park north of Elkford. Led by Selkirk Outdoor Skills teacher Kate Haennel and Association of Canadian Mountain Guides’ Dave Quinn, the ten students got to experience one … 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
Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook is pleased to announce that this Farmers’ Market season we have been granted the opportunity to participate in the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets’ “Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program”. This program, which is funded by the Association in partnership with the Ministry of Health, was created in 2012 as a healthy eating initiative, … Continued
As part of our Food Sustainability initiatives, we are excited to invite applications for the position of Kimberley Farmers’ Market Coordinator. The Kimberley Farmer’s Market was founded in 2014 and in two short years of operation has become a cornerstone of the community. Check out the full details by clicking here, Kimberley Farmers Market Coordinator Posting. … 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.
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
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
This year, Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook is bringing net-zero energy building to the area with their net-zero speaker series. Experienced builders will share their knowledge about design, construction practices, and materials that make buildings that generate as much energy as they use a reality. What if our homes and buildings produced as much energy as they consumed? … Continued
Cranbrook, BC – Last Friday, 19 Grade 7/8 students from Kootenay Christian Academy worked together to clean up 100 kilos of waste from Joseph Creek. Concentrating their efforts around the perimeter of the Tamarack Mall parking area, they removed candy wrappers, drinks cups, plastic tops, straws and shopping bags, and even some hubcaps. The clean-up … Continued