Do you love the Columbia Wetlands, birds, and being outside? If so, participating in the Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey (CWWS) may be for you! Migratory bird surveys will be occurring this spring from 8am-11am on each of the three following dates: Monday, April 3rd Monday, April 10th Sunday, April 16th (please note that this is … Continued
Kimberley/Cranbrook Branch AGM and Evening with Pat Morrow
Join us on Friday April 7th at 7:30pm at the Centre 64 dance hall in Kimberley. Our short AGM meeting and elections will be followed with a presentation by Pat Morrow and the showing of Hobnails and Hemp Rope. We are excited to combine this year’s AGM with an insightful presentation on pioneer mountain guide … Continued
Join us on Monday, April 17 at 7pm for the pre-Earth Day Wild Ideas! We will be having a discussion about the state of forestry in the Fernie area and what is happening looking to the future. More details to follow but save the date!
We are proud to announce that Javan Kerby Bernakevitch from Permaculture BC will be stopping in to Kimberley on Friday April 21st to talk hugelkultur. For those that don’t know – hugelkultur, pronounced hoo-gul-culture is a no-dig raised bed replicating the process of decomposition that occurs on the forest floor. Hugelkultur beds benefit the gardener … Continued
Mark Saturday, April 22 from 4pm-8pm on your calendars! Earth Day Fernie celebrations are back and with this amazing day comes an awesome line-up of environmental and conservation activities for all ages! Join us at the Fernie Community Centre as we share earth friendly ideas and create fun crafts and more to take home. Piles … Continued
The always anticipated Trashy but Flashy Fashion show only happens if Earth Day falls on a Saturday and luckily for us, this year it does! This is your chance to combine creativity with construction and show the enthusiastic judges and audiences your best fusion of trash and flash! Registration forms will be available online and at … Continued
Let’s celebrate Earth Day together! Join us for Wildsight Invermere’s brief AGM, recapping 2016 and looking forward to 2017’s focus on Bees, Bears, Beavers and Bats, and followed by a screening of the film To The Ends of The Earth, a documentary about the state of our energy system today. To The Ends of The Earth brings … Continued
The theme of this year’s Wings Over the Rockies festival, in and around Invermere, 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) Invasive plants … 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!