Spring has sprung and summer is coming – and you don’t need to check the calendar to confirm this is true. Just open your window. Or better yet, open your front door and walk outside. You can not only feel it in the air, you can see it and hear it. That’s right folks… the … Continued
Local Food: Immerse Yourself In The Story Behind Every Meal
Wildsight Elk Valley is pleased to announce the winners of the 1st Annual Earth Day Fernie Green Awards! So many of the families, individuals and businesses so so much to help the earth every day we thought now is the perfect time to recognize their amazing efforts. Greenest Family: Kujit Family (Janet, Steve, Anya and … Continued
This week’s wrap-up features articles from David Suzuki Foundation, Margo McDiarmid, Cathy Ellis and Carol Linnitt; as well as a trailer for ‘Last Stand – The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest’ and a reminder to add your voice to the Review of Environmental Assesment Processes: Climate Change & Impact.
Eleven excellent Wildsight educators gathered in Revelstoke this spring for their annual training session for Columbia Basin Trust’s Know Your Watershed program, an initiative administered and delivered by Wildsight. “With educators in every major community across the Columbia Basin, teaching watershed literacy to as many students as possible, these annual training sessions are crucial not … Continued
This week’s wrap-up features articles by William Yardley, Andrea Thompson, Emma Gilchrist, Jon Gertner and a great video from Accelerate Kootenay.
This school year, 13 classes from around the Columbia Basin joined Wildsight educators on a 24 week Beyond Recycling investigation into the impact of their lifestyles—energy, waste and consumption—to discover how their everyday actions affect the health of the planet and how they can be agents of positive change. “In Beyond Recycling, students spend 24 … Continued
This week’s wrap-up features articles by CBC News, Judith D Schwartz, a video from Anjali Appadurai, a trailer for The Messenger documentary, and our own Joh Bergenske gets interviewed by the Revelstoke Mountaineer.
After last week’s announcement of 13 DC fast charging stations for electric cars in the Columbia Basin, there has never been a better time to get off gas and go electric. With more than a dozen level II chargers already available in the Kootenays and 40 more on the way, the first of the new … Continued
Spring is unmistakably in the air again and that familiar desire to get out on the water has returned too. But before we grab our gear and vessels and head out on the open water, now is a perfect time to remind ourselves, even if we are self-propelled, to be careful to protect birds and … Continued
Does Invermere need a recreation access management plan? Does it matter how many trails there are in the backcountry? What can we do to ensure nature is left intact for future generations? Pat Morrow has assembled a collection of photos of environmental degradation caused by motorized recreation right in our backyard, volunteer cleanups of the … Continued