Adventure deep into the wilderness this summer on Go Wild!, a 6-day youth wilderness adventure into the Kootenay backcountry. On these trips, youth aged 14-18 develop leadership skills, connect to the landscape and inspire a love of mountains to last a lifetime. Go Wild! isn’t just a backpacking trip: it’s an education in backcountry camping and … Continued
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Join us for our Annual General Meeting to celebrate our achievements from last year and look forward to our plans for the coming year. Additionally, help vote in the year’s Board of Directors. Presentation details to be announced shortly.
A multimedia journey into the critically threatened world of the mountain caribou David Moskowitz is an expert wildlife tracker, photographer, and author of the new book Caribou Rainforest: From Heartbreak to Hope. Join him for a unique multimedia journey into the tragically threatened world of endangered mountain caribou, their home in the world’s largest last … Continued
Join us and the Jumbo Creek Conservation Society for a presentation from Clayton Lamb on grizzly bears and the JCCS AGM. 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, … Continued
Searching For Tao Canyon: Over the period of a decade, beginning in 1975, the subterranean world of the American desert began to offer up its secrets to photographer Pat Morrow, Jeremy Schmidt and Art Twomey. Long before the region was “discovered” by modern day adventurers and instagrammed nearly to death, the trio set out to … Continued
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.
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