Wildsight Creston Valley is pleased to announce that Melissa Flint has been appointed Project Director- Coordinator effective January 1, 2020.
Melissa is well known for her work as an outdoor education specialist and permaculture consultant in the Creston Valley. Her passion to build communities that protect our environment, wildlife and water has been seen through her history of engaging youth in environmental issues in her work as a Wildsight educator, Creston Kids Outside educator and Wild Voices educator as well as contributing her organization skills to Permaculture workshops with the Creston Valley Food Action Coalition, Groundswell, College of the Rockies, Fields Forwards and the Columbia Basin Environmental Educators Network.
Wildsight Creston Valley is a local society linked to the larger regional environmental organization Wildsight. Wildsight Creston Valley is affiliated with four other branches: Fernie, Cranbrook-Kimberley, Invermere and Golden. All work collectively as Wildsight to share the mission to enhance the protection, restoration and rehabilitation of ecosystems, wildlife, lakes, rivers, wetlands and watersheds in the southern portion of Canada’s Columbia Basin. Wildsight Creston Valley is a registered BC Society. Wildsight Creston Valley’s purpose is to engage and inspire the local community in the protection and management of the ecosystems of the Kootenay Valley, South of Kootenay Lake. We welcome Melissa to a leadership role in our organization.