On the Thanksgiving weekend we were lucky to have an impressive turnout for the showing of Just Eat It at Centre 64. Following the film, those interested were invited to sign up for the Just Eat If Challenge and take a more in-depth look at their food waste habits. Team LJ consisting of Chris and … Continued
Supreme Court decision on Qat'muk: What's next?
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Vote for Wildsight in Phillips Benefit Brew contest and help us get our own beer + $10,000 towards protecting the Jumbo Valley and other places you love! You can vote here everyday, once a day, until November 18th. Sign up to receive daily reminders to vote here. Thanks for all your support—together we can win … 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
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
Dawn Deydey is Wildsight’s coordinator for Beyond Recycling, a action-oriented sustainability program for kids in the Columbia Basin. She won a Canadian Hometown Hero award in 2013 for all of the amazing work she does in the Elk Valley to create a thriving community based on an environmental ethic. She is a roller derby girl and … Continued
We all know that we need to make significant reductions in our carbon emissions to avoid catastrophic climate change. BC’s Climate Leadership Team has made a set of recommendations to government that would put us on a long term path to some emissions reductions, but it’s not enough – we need real action now. Christy Clark … Continued
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
Aren’t we lucky to live in this beautiful place? I love living in the Elk Valley surrounded by nature. I feel nurtured by the mountains, clean air and water. Taking action to care for this place that I love so much has become very important to me.