Make something from nothing in this relaxed workshop with Elder Verna Stevens. Verna will guide you in making your own woven pine needle basket to take home. June 24, 10am-12pm Stay tuned for more details.
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Bears: most people love them, many fear them, and many blame the animal when conflict occurs – but this is often due to a lack of understanding on our part. The reality is that we share the landscape with these “majestic”, “terrifying”, or “nuisance” creatures, having similar food interests and landscape requirements. Many British Columbians … Continued
Each year, thousands of grizzly bears are killed worldwide for entertainment. Over 300 grizzly bears are legally killed for sport in BC, yet there is no scientific, ethical or economic rationale for the trophy hunt. Diving deep into the controversy across Canada and the United States, Trophy asks: can we truly justify killing these animals … Continued
As we prepare for another provincial election, let’s keep the environment on our minds. April’s Wild Ideas Invermere will be a casual open discussion faciliated by Laurien Klassen, focussing on how our vote matters for the planet, what envrionmental issues are important right now, and most notably, what questions we should be asking our candidates. … Continued
photo: Lincoln Best Did you know there is an endemic bee in Canal Flats? Renowned Bee Scientist Lincoln Best will be leading a 2-day workshop exploring Bumblebees and Native Bees of the East Kootenays. This workshop will look at biodiversity, biology, floral ecology, habit restoration, landscape design and conservation strategies we can implement to help … Continued
photo: Lincoln Best Did you know there is an endemic bee in Canal Flats? Join us in Invermere to hear renowned Bee Scientist Lincoln Best discuss The Biodiversity of Bees and their Floral Relations in the East Kootenay. Lincoln will introduce the Canal Flats endemic bee as well as other native bees in the East Kootenays, … Continued
The theme of this year’s Wings Over the Rockies festival, in and around Invermere and Golden, is Birds, Bats, Bears and Beyond! The schedule is action-packed and Wildsight is proud to be hosting several events! Tuesday, May 9 Re-wilding the Wild: A Habitat Restoration Experience (Hosted by The East Kootenay Invasive Species Council & Wildsight Invermere) … Continued
There’s no denying bears are a part of life in the Columbia Valley. Come on out to this FREE public day of speakers, displays and demonstrations about living safely in harmony with bears. Participating groups include Wildsight Invermere, Wildsafe BC and Conservation Officer Service. Stay tuned for details.
photo: The Upper Ranch “Bee” Creative with Wildsight Invermere as we join forces with Black Star Studios, and Upper Ranch Apiary for a child-centered workshop all about bees. Visit the historical Upper Ranch and discover the world of the honey bees. Beekeeper Rick Tegart will guide you through assembly of a beehive, learning how honey bee colonies produce honey … Continued
Let’s celebrate Earth Day together! Join us for Wildsight Invermere’s brief AGM, recapping 2016 and looking forward to 2017’s focus on Bees, Bears, Beavers and Bats, and followed by a screening of the film To The Ends of The Earth, a documentary about the state of our energy system today. To The Ends of The Earth brings … Continued