Programs

Situated in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, these mountains form the rugged heart of a dramatic landscape bounded on two sides by the Columbia… Read More 
Wildsight works to influence forestry planning and practices in our region so that both humans and nature can thrive. Wildsight played a major role in… Read More 
Protect it. Connect it. Within the Southern Rockies region lies the Flathead Valley—one of the most biologically important places on earth. This valley is… Read More 
Valuing world class wilderness, creating long-term balance. Some of the best-known and most-cherished National and Provincial Parks are set in the Rocky… Read More 
Mountain caribou are one of the most endangered mammals in North America. All of the world’s mountain caribou live in the mountains of southeast… Read More 
Imagine a magical and majestic mountain setting with towering peaks, lush forests and pristine lakes teeming with fish. A place where ancient trees preside over… Read More 
The Jumbo Valley, located deep in the wilds of British Columbia’s Purcell Mountains, has long been revered for its spiritual significance and beauty. To… Read More 
“One of the most precious things on a world scale...is the Columbia River Wetlands.” Robert Bateman The Columbia Wetlands are one of the world… Read More 
When it comes to water and healthy watersheds that sustain all life, we have to think big. That is why we are working together to… Read More 
Engaging, experiential ecology field trips for primary and intermediate students. Wildsight gives kids the knowledge and experience of the natural world that they need to… Read More 
In Beyond Recycling, students embark on a rich 24-week investigation into the impact of their lifestyles—energy, waste and consumption—to discover how their… Read More 
"Water is our most precious resource. Everyone in the Basin should know where their water comes from, where it goes after they use it, and… Read More 
In the Kootenays, we live in an endless playground surrounded by mountains, rivers, lakes and trees. Go Wild! takes local youth on a five-day… Read More 
The East Kootenays is home to many fruit trees. When the fruit is left to fall off the tree and rot, it attracts local wildlife… Read More 
The issues and challenges presented by a changing climate can be overwhelming. But that's why it's even more imperative to take an action… Read More 
At the Community EcoGarden Since 2003, the Community EcoGarden in Fernie, BC has provided gardening opportunities and community education through sustainable organic projects. Inspired by… Read More 
Keeping Food Real: Elk Valley gets ready to Grow Local Elk Valley residents will be growing more local food in 2017 as the Wildsight Elk… Read More 
  The Farmers' Market Is Coming!   Fresh food from local farmers and food producers, crafts from local artisans, live music and delicious food are all… Read More 
This Open Gate Garden is an edible community garden based on sharing knowledge, ideas, tasks and food. There are no allotted plots and anyone is… Read More 
Discover the unique history of the East Kootenay on a relaxing snowshoe through a beautiful forest with gorgeous views, an invigorating hike to one of… Read More 
Thanks to the huge volunteer effort, the Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey (CWWS) was very successful in 2016 and fall results are in!  We had 79… Read More 

Invermere seeks Branch Manager

February 19, 2017
Wildsight Invermere Seeks Branch Manager - Posted February 20, 2017 Wildsight Invermere is the voice of environmental conservation in the Columbia Valley. We aim to engage…Read More 
Health Canada is currently taking public comments on the proposed ban of imidacloprid, a widely used neonicotinoid insecticide that many experts believe to be a…Read More 

To Recycling… And Beyond!

February 14, 2017
Beyond Recycling, our solutions-focused education program for intermediate students, is a 24-week journey through sustainability, energy, waste, food, water, and climate change. The…Read More 
In exciting news from the East—or the West, North or South, depending on where you're reading this—the Wildsight Elk Valley branch will…Read More 

Let's Go Outside!

February 9, 2017
“The children are the future” is something that people have been saying ever since the future was the past. When taken literally, it’s a…Read More 
In light of recent charges brought against Teck under the Fisheries Act for fish deaths resulting from the failure of their selenium treatment plant in…Read More 
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