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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! Mountain caribou are one of the most endangered mammals in North America. All of the world’s… 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 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!   Fresh food from local farmers and food producers, crafts from local artisans, live music and delicious food are all… 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 
The CWWS recently completed its third round of spring migratory bird surveys and together we were more successful than ever! Thanks to the amazing volunteer… Read More 
You Can Compost At Home (PDF… Read More 

On Oct. 5, Teck pleaded guilty and was fined $1.4M under the Fisheries Act for releasing pollution from their Line Creek water treatment facility…Read More 
Water has been at the core of our work at Wildsight for 30 years. To celebrate our 30th anniversary and the enactment of the full…Read More 
With the colder weather and rain, wildfires are coming under control and plans for salvage logging are being put together quickly across the province. The…Read More 
World Wildlife Fund’s recent Living Planet Index report highlights sobering statistics on the decline of wildlife species in Canada. Of over 900 species surveyed…Read More 
A few weeks ago, I spent a few hot days in the Flathead Valley, often in the cold, clear waters of the tributaries of the…Read More 
Continuing our 30th anniversary celebration, Eddie Petryshen sat down with Ellen Zimmerman to talk conservation in the Kootenays.Read More 
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