Community Work Bees

Wildsight Invermere organizes a variety of hands-on projects throughout the valley where participants are directly involved in conservation work. In 2016, these focused around invasive weed pulls in partnership with the East Kootenay Invasive Species Council. We also continue to organize events at Lake Enid, including spring clean-ups.

Do you have a project you’d like help with? We are always open to ideas. Contact us: invermere@wildsight.ca

Hayleigh Fabrick was one of 10 volunteers who turned up for Wildsight Invermere's first weed pull of the year, at lower Sinclair Creek near Radium. Three staff members of the East Kootenay Invasive Species Council gave a brief overview of the three main invasive species in the area: field scabious, spotted knapweed, and common tansy. They showed the volunteers the appropriate removal methods for each plant and discussed the issues and concerns they pose to our native grasslands and riparian areas. After habitat loss, invasive species are considered to be the second greatest threat to global biological diversity.
Hayleigh Fabrick was one of 10 volunteers who turned up for Wildsight Invermere’s first weed pull of the year, at lower Sinclair Creek near Radium. Three staff members of the East Kootenay Invasive Species Council gave a brief overview of the three main invasive species in the area: field scabious, spotted knapweed, and common tansy. They showed the volunteers the appropriate removal methods for each plant and discussed the issues and concerns they pose to our native grasslands and riparian areas. After habitat loss, invasive species are considered to be the second greatest threat to global biological diversity.

Our Invermere branch focuses on the following programs:

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Meditations With Nature (Invermere)

Event Date:  Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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Event Date:  Saturday, July 1, 2017

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Native Bees of the East Kootenay (Invermere)

Event Date:  Friday, July 7, 2017

Renowned bee scientist Lincoln Best is coming to Invermere! Lincoln's one-hour presentation on Friday evening will…

Exploring Bees in the East Kootenay- a weekend workshop (Invermere)

Event Date:  Sunday, July 9, 2017

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Wild Food and Medicinal Plants (Invermere)

Event Date:  Saturday, July 15, 2017

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Branch Information

Contact

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

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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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