Connecting With Nature

We strive to be an active part of the community, and stay current to the Columbia Valley’s varied interests, needs, and understanding of environmental issues. Beginning in 2016, our programming has focused on Connecting With Nature.

Wildsight believes that developing deep connections and positive relationships will result in environmental stewardship, and a dedication to caring for the environment. It has been shown that the best way to do so is to spend time outside. Our Connecting With Nature program does that by offering inspirational, educational and experiential activities for residents and visitors, young and old. It is a widely researched fact that there are multiple physical, mental and emotional benefits to being in nature that counteract our society’s current high levels of stress. By being inspired and guided onto local trails and into nature, we will feel more connected to the natural world, and slowly develop an ethic of responsibility and stewardship. 20090923-20090923-img_3083

Our Invermere branch focuses on the following programs:

Upcoming events related to Invermere

Celebrate BC Rivers Day - Paddle the Columbia

Event Date:  Sunday, September 23, 2018

Come celebrate BC Rivers Day with us! The easy 3-4 hour paddle on the Columbia from the…

Making Wild Teas: Exploring Medicinal Plants in our Backyard with Shuswap elder, Verna Stevens

Event Date:  Saturday, October 13, 2018

  Join one of our favourite workshop leaders, Shuswap elder, Verna Stevens, as she discusses the…

Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2018 in Invermere

Event Date:  Saturday, November 24, 2018

The planning of the 5th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Invermere on November 24 is already in the works. Stay tuned for more details. View the 2017 Film festival page here.

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2018 Go Wild! Youth Wilderness Trips

Already ready to apply? Adventure deep into the wilderness this summer with hiking guides Dave Quinn, Kelly Comishin…

Our 2017 Annual Report

Our Annual Report is hot off the press. Take a look and read about what we accomplished together…

Love her, but keep her wild

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Talking with animals: Adventurer Jon Turk on tour in September

Jon Turk—adventurer, scientist, storyteller and wanderer—will present “Talking to Animals” on encounters with wild creatures on this September in Invermere, Creston, Kimberley and Cranbrook.

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Branch Information

Contact

625 4th St
Box 2741
Invermere, BC V0A 1K0
Phone: 250.341.6898
invermere@wildsight.ca

Join The Team

Want to protect wildlife, clean water and wild spaces? Volunteer with us! Wildsight volunteers are a very special group of people who give generously of their time to stuff envelopes, attend rallies, help run events, put up posters, keep tabs on forestry practices in their communities and participate in citizen science initiatives.

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