If you are passionate about local food production and looking to participate in a conversation that will begin to shape our community’s local food movement, then come join us! On the morning of Saturday, May 6th, a facilitated discussion about Golden’s past, present, and future local food projects, programs and ideas will occur. By gathering … Continued
Creston Valley Birdfest 2017
The theme of this year’s Wings Over the Rockies festival, in and around Invermere and Golden, is Birds, Bats, Bears and Beyond! The schedule is action-packed and Wildsight is proud to be hosting several events! Tuesday, May 9 Re-wilding the Wild: A Habitat Restoration Experience (Hosted by The East Kootenay Invasive Species Council & Wildsight Invermere) … Continued
The Creston Valley Birdfest is back for a fifth year celebrating birds, nature, and local agriculture. From guided bird watching to family-friendly paddles in the wetlands, wildlife photography workshops, bat watching, astronomy, and farm and wineery tours, there’s something for everyone at this busy weekend event. Hosted by the Wildsight Creston branch. Browse the 2017 … Continued
Please join us for the last Wild Ideas of the spring as we take the summer off in order to give you time to garden, bike, hike and explore the wild! Monday, May 15 at 7pm we will be looking at land conservarion. More info to come but mark your calendars!
Join us for our 2017 AGM. We’ll Share Food, Formalities & Inspiration as we move forward together.
5:30pm Annual General Meeting
6:00pm Potluck & Refreshments
Bears: most people love them, many fear them, and many blame the animal when conflict occurs – but this is often due to a lack of understanding on our part. The reality is that we share the landscape with these “majestic”, “terrifying”, or “nuisance” creatures, having similar food interests and landscape requirements. Many British Columbians … Continued
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
This popular tour is back again – in the spring and a fall! 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 … Continued
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
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. Participating groups include Wildsight Invermere, Wildsafe BC and Conservation Officer Service. Stay tuned for details.