photo: The Upper Ranch “Bee” Creative with Wildsight Invermere as we join forces with Black Star Studios, and Upper Ranch Apiary for a child-centered workshop all about bees. Visit the historical Upper Ranch and discover the world of the honey bees. Beekeeper Rick Tegart will guide you through assembly of a beehive, learning how honey bee colonies produce honey … Continued
Ursus & Us / Bear Awareness Day (Invermere)
Wildsight Elk Valley to Organize Community Yard Sale Click here to Register now! The Community Yard Sale is back and this year the event will be organized by Wildsight Elk Valley with support from previous organizers Outdoor Connections, and Rachel Cline who launched this successful annual Community Yard Sale several years ago. When Outdoor Connections … Continued
A beautiful deeply fulfilling 4 sessions of relating with nature. Our Wild Nature Tours program is teaming up with Nathalie Forrest from Invermere Yoga for this unique contemplative approach to building presence and connection with yourself and nature. Each week we will bring a new reality based focus into our time with nature, we will discuss … Continued
Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook is pleased to offer a community screening of “INHABIT: A Permaculture Perspective” at Cranbrook’s Studio Stage Door on Friday, June 16th. INHABIT explores the many environmental issues facing us today and examines solutions that are being applied using the ecological design process called ‘Permaculture’. Permaculture is a design lens that uses the principles … Continued
There’s no denying bears are a part of life in the Columbia Valley. Come on out to this FREE public day of speakers, displays and demonstrations about living safely in harmony with bears. Lots of fun kid activities, too. Participating groups include Wildsight Invermere, Wildsafe BC and Conservation Officer Service. Time: 11am – 3pm Stay tuned … Continued
The natural world supports our human creativity. Join Shuswap elder Elder Verna Stevens in making a ponderosa pine needle basket to take home. June 24, 10am-12pm Stay tuned for more details.
This popular event is back again.Discover the wetlands, grasslands and forest that make the Columbia Valley an amazing place for birds! June is prime time for birds with over 180 species breeding in the area and an incredible medley of song. Join local naturalist and avid birder Cam Gillies for a birding excursion to experience some … Continued
We need your participation in our Wildsight “float” at Invermere’s Canada Day Parade. Most of the other participants are on vehicles but we will Walk for the Wild. Kids, adults, dogs and other creatures welcome. Dress up, come as you are. Be creative. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Mandi @250-341-6898.
photo: Lincoln Best Did you know there is an endemic bee in Canal Flats? Join us in Invermere to hear renowned Bee Scientist Lincoln Best discuss The Biodiversity of Bees and their Floral Relations in the East Kootenay. Lincoln will introduce the Canal Flats endemic bee as well as other native bees in the East Kootenays, … Continued
Did you know there is an endemic bee in Canal Flats? Renowned Bee Scientist Lincoln Best will be leading a 2-day workshop exploring Bumblebees and Native Bees of the East Kootenays. This workshop will look at biodiversity, biology, floral ecology, habit restoration, landscape design and conservation strategies we can implement to help our local bees … Continued