Local naturalist Kalista Pruden is back for another wild walk! Kalista will lead participants on a hunt for edible and medicinal wild plants, and talk about how birds and wildlife depend on them too. Learn to identify common edible and medicinal plants, where to find them, how to collect and use them, and about their … Continued
Native Bees of the East Kootenay (Invermere)
The best strategies, tips and techniques to help get the most out of your garden while optimizing your time and efforts in our cold-climate, short-season conditions. Learn about season-extension techniques (floating row covers, hoop houses), cut-and-come-again crops, variety selection, succession planting, harvesting, efficient watering, and easier weeding. Experience the strategies commercial, permaculture-inspired farmers use, then … Continued
You may be familiar with “Weed and Feed” as the chemical fertilizer that some folks spray on their lawns. Our Weed and Feed is something different altogether! Join us in the Open Gate Garden for a working bee in which we come together to complete garden tasks, share knowledge and information and enjoy tasty eats … Continued
Wildsight Members $20 / Nonmembers $30 Identifying wildflowers is about seeing patterns. Learn flower families and their common characteristics from naturalist Lee-Anne Walker. Price includes Wildsight membership for nonmembers. For info call 250-423-3322 or email email@example.com. But if you would like to register, and please do!, visit Wild Nature Tours.
Wildsight Members $20 / Nonmembers $30 Take a hike in the park with naturalist Lee-Anne Walker and use your senses to forage in the forest for food, medicinal plants and inspiration for technology, Price includes Wildsight membership for nonmembers. For more info call 250-423-3322 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Of if you would like to register please … Continued
In this 3-hour workshop you will learn how to select, harvest and store seeds from locally grown plants, and why it is so beneficial to do so. Participate in collecting, cleaning and packaging seeds and have all your seed saving questions answered. Wear weather-appropriate clothing/footwear, and bring a lunch. Participants will leave with a variety … Continued
Wildsight Members $20 / Nonmembers $30 Discover forest fungus and learn which ones are tasty, deadly and essential to forest health. This workshop is part of our Wild Nature Workshops Summer Series. For more info call 250-423-3322, email email@example.com, or register here. To learn more about Wild Nature Tours please visit www.wildnaturetours.ca.
As part of the Fernie Museum’s Chautauqua Celebrations, Wildsight Elk Valley is once hosting the Fall Fair! We’re celebrating with a festival that is as unique as our community. Our Harvest Fall Fair is a grass roots public event that encourages people to bridge rural and urban living by promoting agriculture, recreation, household arts, and gardening. … Continued
Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook and Kimberley’s Selkirk Secondary School are proud to host a Go Wild! wilderness trip for a tenth season! This coming September, select grade nine students from Selkirk Secondary will join instructor Jenn Meens and guide Kevin Blades on a 4-day backpacking trip through the Waterton Lakes National and Akamina-Kishinena Provincial Parks. On this … Continued
Dial in your compost-making skills at this hands-on workshop. The ultimate soil-builder, good compost not only provides nutrients and organic matter, but also a healthy community of soil-microbiology to help your plants thrive. Learn to source appropriate materials, mix them at the proper proportions, and monitor the pile as it matures into black gold. This … Continued