This entry is one installment of a two-part series on waste diversion and landfilling practices in the Regional District of East Kootenay. In this post, Wildsight’s Kimberley Cranbrook branch reports on a tour of the Central Materials Recycling Facility in Cranbrook.
Back to school: The magic of the changing seasons
Wildsight News :Sustainable Communities
Continuing our 30th anniversary celebration, Eddie Petryshen sat down with Ellen Zimmerman to talk conservation in the Kootenays.
This position has been filled. Are you a college student looking for a part-time job during the school year? Wildsight is looking for a Communications & Development Intern to work with us during the school year in our Kimberley office. You’ll be working with our Communications & Development Manager, and the rest of the Wildsight … Continued
This is the first in our three part interview with Joe. The bears, our mountains, and the people of the Kootenays are so fortunate to have Joe and all of the incredible people within the Ktunaxa Nation fighting to keep this sacred wilderness wild.
Just over a decade ago, the Marysville Eco Park was a radically different environment. Providing parking for the Marysville Falls tourist attraction, the site was a flat, gravel lot extending right to the water’s edge. Sedimentation from stormwater runoff and snow dumping on site added to the cumulative effects of pollution in Mark Creek: effects … Continued
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
Spring has arrived, and as we all head to the hills to revel in the newfound green and warm breeze, it’s important to remember that we won’t be the only ones doing so. That’s right; the bears are waking up from another long winter nap. And, as is always the case during this change of … Continued
In exciting news from the East—or the West, North or South, depending on where you’re reading this—the Wildsight Elk Valley branch will be moving their Keeping Food Real project from brilliant idea to brilliant reality this year. And that’s pretty exciting (and brilliant)! The two-year Keeping Food Real initiative aims to support the citizens and … Continued
Creating a Green Holiday Season: Ideas to Keep It Eco-Friendly According to Andy Williams, it’s “the most wonderful time of the year”. Unless it’s a Green Holiday you’re planning, it’s also the most wasteful, consumer-driven and stressful time. It doesn’t have to be! With a little knowledge, some family discussion and a change of focus, it’s … Continued
Start worm composting or recharge your current worm compost while helping Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook at the same time. Kathy Murphy and her son Drew have worms for sale and have decided to give 50% of the profits to Wildsight! They are happy to offer a 600ml container (a half sized yogurt container) of worms and … Continued