The fall waterbird surveys will take place on Saturday September 29, Friday October 5, and Monday October 15 from 10 am to 1 pm. There will be free training sessions for volunteers and a limited amount of optical equipment (scope/tripod) lent to volunteers in need. If you’re interested in being part of this citizen-science project … Continued
Event Branches: Golden
Join us Saturday, September, 29th for The Wild and Scenic Film Festival! The film festival will be taking place at the Civic Centre, downtown Golden, and there will be a 50/50 draw, silent auction and great food and drinks from local vendors. Doors will open at 6pm and the program starts at 7pm! The films showcased … Continued
A fun and informative volunteer event aimed towards restoring Golden’s natural ecosystems.
Do you have a passion for protecting natural ecosystems within the community? If so, come join us on Sunday, June 24th, from 9am-12pm, for Wildsight Golden’s 11th Community Weed Pull, an event where you can make a difference while still enjoying quality time outdoors! Plus, free lunch for all volunteers! For this event, … Continued
Are you interested in learning about the birds that call Golden their home these days? Come join naturalist and Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey Assistant, Verena Shaw, to see what we can find at Golden’s Reflection Lake on Thursday, June 14th between 7 and 9 pm and Saturday, June 23rd between 8 and 10 am. We will check out the … Continued
Safe Passages: Wolverines, Road Ecology and Habitat Connectivity
Following our Annual General Meeting. Tony Clevenger, who moved to the Bow Valley in 1996, will share his research on the impacts of highways and efficacy of Banff mitigation to reduce fragmentation of wildlife habitat.
Do you love the Columbia Wetlands, birds, and being outside? If so, participating in the Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey (CWWS) may be for you! Migratory bird surveys will be occurring this spring from 8am-11am on each of the three following dates: • Tuesday, April 3rd • Tuesday, April 10th • Monday, April 16th We are … Continued
Bryan Kelly-McArthur, a naturalist in the Columbia Valley, will introduce you to the world of native fungi, lichen and mosses thru the beauty of macro photography. Come Join us on March 3rd for this free event! Presentation starts at 7pm. Admission by donation.
Join us for our Annual General Meeting and a presentation from Clayton Lamb on grizzly bears. Grizzly Bears: Running Out of Room Wild and mountainous British Columbia is home to one of the largest grizzly bear populations in North America, with about 14,000 bears. But these bears face many threats, especially in the southern part … Continued
The award-winning eco-documentary film, The Messenger, is coming to Golden. An essential film for anyone who cares about the environment and nature, The Messenger explores mankind’s deep-seated connection to songbirds and the devastating impact humans have had on bird species, from urbanization, climate change and pesticides. Since its world premiere at Toronto’s Hot Docs Film … Continued