Written by Darko Gojsic #1 Electric Vehicles are too expensive: One of the most commonly cited reasons people avoid buying electric vehicles (EV’s) is due to the perception that purchasing and owning an EV is much more expensive than a gas-powered alternative. However, this notion of EVs being unaffordable is quickly becoming outdated. Addressing the … Continued
Author: Andrea Chapman
We’re excited to share that our popular nature-based summer day camp program will be back in 2022 following a very successful 2021 season!
Are you a College of the Rockies student looking for part time employment that works around your schedule? Do you have a passion for the environment and are interested in gaining experience with a local non-profit organization? The Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook Branch is currently accepting applications for the Sustainablity Assistant position until Tuesday September 14. … Continued
The 2021 EBike Raffle has concluded with Hazy Oates of Cranbrook winning our KONA, El Kahuna E-BIKE. Hazy will now be able to go a little further, with the perfect, eco-friendly way to travel…an E-Bike! CONGRATULATIONS!!! The raffle raised over $8500 that will go directly into supporting our conservation, education and regeneration initiatives. Thank you … Continued
Our branch could not “bee” more excited to announce that we have partnered with Moody Bee to deliver a workshop about how we can show our local pollinators some love and appreciation. Come and build a bee box for your yard and enjoy interactive family activities that will help you learn more about pollinators. At … Continued
The Friends of Lois Creek, Vahana Goats, East Kootenay Invasive Species Council (EKIS) and Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook are inviting everyone to come out and help out a herd of goats! This kid-friendly weed pulling event will help us to control a patch of invasive Spotted Knapweed threatening the ecology of the entire Lois Creek trail … Continued
Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook is excited to learn what matters most to you as we set our vision for 2021. Please fill in the survey below, and stay tuned in February when we announce our 2021 road map.
Are you passionate about the role farmers’ markets play in local food sustainability? Do you have event planning/market experience and are looking for a part time opportunity that allows flexible hours? The Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook Branch is currently seeking a dynamic and organized individual who is excited to run our Thursday evening Market in downtown Kimberley. … Continued
Lowering emissions. We have all thought about it, aspired to do it, and in some cases succeeded in changing our habits. With numerous alternative transportation options available in our region there are plenty of opportunities for driving less, sharing the ride, and lowering emissions. One obvious choice is to ride (bike), stride (walk), or glide (ski) to your destination. … Continued
Written By: Kim Urbaniak Twenty-Two kids wiggle and giggle and spin around, transforming into mayfly nymphs right before my eyes. The grade two class has just walked through the forest pretending to be mayfly eggs, quiet and unassuming. Well, as quiet as you can expect 6 and 7-year-olds to be on a field trip! The … Continued