Take action: Record Ridge mine needs an environmental assessment

Take action: Record Ridge mine needs an environmental assessment

Wildsight works to protect wildlife, water and wild places in Canada’s Columbia and Rocky Mountain regions.

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Exclusion fencing, wildlife underpasses and ungulates guards are helping to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions in the Elk Valley.Read more 
Born and raised in Golden, Brian Gustafson grew up hunting with his dad, mountain biking, kayaking and playing hockey. During winter drives to Invermere for hockey games, he remembers seeing herds of hundreds of Elk. Now, he says, he's lucky to see herds of 30 to 50 animals. Read more 
In this presentation to the Columbia Shuswap Regional Distract (CSRD), ecologist Dr Rachel Holt addresses misinformation about the relationship between wildfires and old growth forests in British Columbia.Read more 
It’s official: B.C’s annual April snow survey confirms this winter is leaving our province with its lowest snowpack on record at just…Read more 
We’re fighting to ensure Teck and Glencore are held to account for the environmental damage caused by the Elk Valley coal mines. Your gift will support our work pressuring politicians to make these polluters pay, so our wild waters are kept cleaner for future generations.Read more 
‘Clean it up or pay’ — that’s the clear message that British Columbians want to send the mining industry, according to new Wildsight-commissioned polling from Research Co.Read more 
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Upcoming events

Bringing the Salmon Home documentary film

Golden Branch
The mighty Columbia River was once the source of the world’s greatest salmon runs. But massive dams have blocked… View event

2024 Ellen Zimmerman Award celebration

Multiple branches
Join us on Monday, May 27, 4-6 pm, in Wilmer to celebrate the 2024 Ellen Zimmerman Award recipient, Tracy… View event

Wild Spaces Recreation Dialogues: Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Goats — Radium

Invermere Branch
Regional
Do you spend time out on the trails or in the backcountry and want to learn more about the wildlife around you? Join Wildsight on May 29 to hear from two wildlife experts sharing information geared specifically toward those who move through our valleys and mountains on foot, wheels or water.  View event

Family-Friendly Foraging Walk

Invermere Branch
Enjoy a hike for all the family around the shores of gorgeous Lake Enid and discover the art of foraging… View event

Wild Spaces Recreation Dialogues: Recreation Ecology — Fernie

Elk Valley Branch
Regional
Do you spend time on the trails or in the backcountry and want to learn more about the wildlife around you? Join Wildsight on June 12 to hear from local experts about wildlife issues specifically relevant to those who move through our valleys and mountains on foot, wheels or water.  View event

Naturalist guided bird walk

Golden Branch
Are you interested in learning about the birds that call Golden their home these days? Come join Naturalist Verena Shaw… View event

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