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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 
Take action to protect mountain caribou habitat today! Send a message to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna asking her to protect all critical mountain caribou habitat… 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 
Living Lakes Canada, formerly a project of Wildsight, became an independent organization in 2017! For more information on their current work, please go to their… 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 
Introducing…ecosystems! Classroom With Outdoors offers B.C.-curriculum-based outdoor education to promote healthy, hands-on learning through exciting and engaging activities. Our knowledgeable… Read More 
Little people love winter! What a great way to deepen the love primary students have for the outdoors. Winter Wonder are outdoor, winter ecology field… Read More 
EcoStewards offers an excellent opportunity to showcase how environmental education can effectively and successfully provide opportunities for 21st century learning, including inquiry, action and place… Read More 
Every school year is a journey. Nature through the Seasons anchors that journey to the magic of the changing seasons. The leaves turning to their… 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 aims to support the citizens and communities of the Elk Valley in growing their own food by providing online cold climate educational… Read More 
 The Farmers' Market Is Coming! VENDORS! Please stay tuned as we announce 2018 registrations, coming in March! Fresh food from local farmers and food producers… Read More 
Kimberley's Open Gate Garden is an edible community garden based on sharing knowledge, ideas, tasks and food. There are no allotted plots and anyone… 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 
You Can Compost At Home (PDF… Read More 

Nelsonite Paul Saso is the author of a new book - Kootenay Inspired - that illuminates the lives of twelve extraordinary Kootenay residents. Believing in the power…Read More 
Earlier this month, Kimberley students in Mrs Strachan-Garrel’s Grade 4/5 class at McKim Middle School put on snowshoes and went out into…Read More 

Love her, but keep her wild

February 14, 2018
"Love her, but keep her wild." ~Atticus To the dreamers, the doers, the ones fighting to protect the places and people we love. To you…Read More 
The Rocky Mountain Trench Natural Resources Society (Trench Society) is seeking a full-time coordinator. The successful applicant: • Must have related natural resource management qualifications…Read More 
Job Description The Elk Valley is home to both world class wilderness and wildlife and world class coal deposits. We work to protect the wildlife…Read More 
Thank you for standing up for Mountain Caribou! Last week, long-time Wildsighter Laurel Ralston delivered your Save Our Mountain Caribou petition directly into Catherine…Read More 
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