Join Wildsight for a public town hall meeting to learn more and connect with your community to discuss the impacts on wildlife, wilderness and the backcountry we all love.
Event Branches: Regional
The community of Moyie is working through the creation of its Official Community Plan (OCP). One of the key issues that has been raised by residents in this process is the future of the Moyie Narrows and options to preserve it. The Moyie Narrows are a ~3km stretch of river linking the north and south … Continued
A year-round backcountry tenure for heli-skiing, heli-biking and heli-hiking and more is proposed for the heart of the south Purcell wilderness. Covering 700 square kilometers, it stretches from the mountains just above Kootenay Lake all the way to St. Mary’s Lake near Kimberley. The proposal has been put forward by adventure tourism operator Retallack, and … Continued
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
Join us on Saturday, December 16th from 11AM-2PM at the Kimberley Alpine Resort to collect lichen for the maternal penning project for the endangered South Selkirks herd of mountain caribou (also known as reindeer).
Buy tickets Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest is a cinematic journey into the tragically threatened world of endangered mountain caribou whose home is the world’s largest remaining inland temperate rainforest. Critical human and political choices will ultimately decide the fate of this stunning ecosystem, which spans from the US, through much of the Kootenays, … Continued
Join us at noon at the BC Legislature to stand with Jumbo as we deliver the petition with 58,000+ signatures calling for permanent protection for the Jumbo Valley to Premier Christy Clark. We’ll be holding a short rally to stand with the Ktunaxa in support of their Qat’muk declaration and in support of a Jumbo … Continued
Our petition supporting the Ktunaxa Qat’muk declaration and calling for permanent protection for Jumbo has nearly 58,000 signatures from around the world – and counting. Now, we’ve been honoured with an invitation to present the petition to the Ktunaxa tri-nation leadership (including the Ktunaxa Nation and the US tribes) before we deliver it to BC … Continued
Join us for our Annual General Meeting to hear about our successes last year and where we are headed as we begin our 30th year. We will be at SoulFood, Cranbrook’s newest restaurant. We will provide appetizers and you are welcome to order entrees, drinks and desserts from the menu. Doors open at 6:30pm, the … Continued
Wildsight will be participating in a wildlife management roundtable with the East Kootenay Wildlife Association, the Elk Valley Rod and Gun Club, the Southern Guide Outfitters, The Shuswap Band and the BC Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. The event will start with an overview of the current state of wildlife in the area. All election candidates … Continued