Summer, sun, friends and picnics. A perfect formula for getting together at one of our favourite lakes close to Invermere. A chance to celebrate last day of school, and also an opportunity for our Board of Directors to meet our members and volunteers. Please bring something for the table to share (if you can), plus … Continued
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Meet John E. Marriott, one of Canada’s premier professional wildlife and nature photographers, as he presents the remarkable stories and photos behind his critically-acclaimed new book, Tall Tales, Long Lenses.
Local naturalist Kalista Pruden is back for another wild walk! Learn to identify common edible and medicinal plants, where to find them, how to collect and use them, and about their current and historical cultural uses. This tour is an excellent introduction to ethnobotany and edible and medical plants. Saturday July 7 Time: 10am-12pm Location: … Continued
There’s no denying bears are a part of life in the Columbia Valley. Join us at our annual, family-friendly bear awareness day with fun activities, workshops and displays. Chat with local wildlife experts, learn how to keep bears wild and stay safe in bear country with hands-on bear spray lessons. Celebrate the amazing animals that roam our … Continued
Kids “Bee” Creative with Wildsight Invermere as we join forces with Tegart Honey for a child-centered workshop all about bees. Visit Tegart Farming and discover the world of the honey bees. Beekeeper Rick Tegart will guide you through the wonders of a beehive, learning how honey bee colonies produce honey and have fun watching bees at … Continued
Join us on Saturday, April 14 at 7pm for Wildsight Invermere’s AGM. At 7:30pm, we’ll show the award-winning documentary THE MESSENGER. Admission is by donation. THE MESSENGER chronicles the struggle of songbirds worldwide to survive the turbulent environmental conditions brought about by humans.
The Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Invermere is part of a World Tour that plays in over 150 cities in North America. The unique program of adventure and environmental films illustrates the Earth’s beauty and how individuals around the world are making a difference. See you there!
Have you ever wondered how to help our wild native bees thrive? Join renowned bee scientist Lincoln Best in this one-day workshop and discover how to conserve bee species and enhance their habitat. This is a unique opportunity to learn from a passionate communicator who has recently discovered a new bee family in the Kootenays. … Continued
Renowned bee scientist Lincoln Best is coming to Invermere! Lincoln’s lively one-hour presentation on Friday evening will cover the habits and habitats of East Kootenay native bees. You’ll also learn about a unique bee found only in Canal Flats, and have a chance to ask questions about honey bees versus wild native bees. For those who … Continued