Our Guides

Cam Gillies grew up in Invermere enjoying the birds and mountains of British Columbia. As a keen birder, photographer and co-owner of Eagle-Eye Tours, he is excited to share his passion with others. He earned a PhD at the University of Alberta and has participated in numerous research projects, from catching endangered Leopard Frogs to snow tracking Wolverines. He has traveled and birded his way through Jamaica, Guatemala, Mexico, Costa Rica, Peru, Bolivia, and Chile. Cam lives in Windermere with his wife and three kids.

Kalista Pruden grew to know, love and respect the natural world at an early age. Throughout her life she has enjoyed numerous outdoor activities, adventure sports and nature related hobbies. Kalista has made a career out of her knowledge and passion for the environment. She completed a Diploma in Renewable Resource Management, and has volunteered for numerous environmental and wildlife related organizations and events. Kalista worked on Wildsight’s Lake Windermere Project, and helped transition the Project into the hands of the community under the direction of the Lake Windermere Ambassadors. Kalista resides in Invermere and is building a small business of her own in environmental education and sustainable existence.

Our Invermere branch focuses on the following programs:

Upcoming events related to Invermere

A Wetland Adventure- Autumn Birds and Beauty

Event Date:  Saturday, October 21, 2017

Discover the wetlands, grasslands and forest that make the Columbia Valley an amazing place for birds!  Join local…

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Latest news related to Invermere

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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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