In Pursuit of Climate Hope Or, Why We Launched a Climate Pledge Kat Graves Climate Change Resilience Coordinator, Wildsight Invermere Here in the East Kootenay, as in much of British Columbia and the Northwest of the continent, the past month has seen us deploying every imaginable stratagem in order to escape the extreme conditions we’ve … Continued
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Dana McIntosh, a graduating student at David Thompson Secondary School (DTSS), is the first recipient of Wildsight Invermere’s Environmental Pursuits Award. The annual $500 prize was set up in 2021 to encourage local high school grads to pursue knowledge in environmental fields of study. Why initiate a student environmental award? As our planet faces monumental … Continued
In this webinar, we bring together panelists Douglas Chadwick – biologist, photographer and author of A Beast the Color of Winter and The Wolverine Way – John Bergenske and John Zehnder to understand the threats to mountain goats.
The provincial government is currently seeking input on an application by the Pedley Heights Community Association for a floating dock facility at Baltac Beach on Lake Windermere. This is the second time this project has been reviewed. The previous application was not approved due to concerns of unmitigated environmental issues (development in key habitat area, … Continued
We’d like to extend congratulations to long-time Wildsight Invermere member Nory Esteban. She was recently declared a finalist by the Canadian Museum of Nature for the 2020 Nature Inspiration Awards. The organizers offered these kind words: “Your accomplishments truly demonstrate how you encourage people to take an interest in natural history, create links with nature and show leadership in contributing … Continued
Wildsight Invermere is hiring a Climate Change Resilience Coordinator Intern. To be eligible for this program the candidate must be 30 years of age or under and a recent graduate or student. If you are a independent, self motivated individual passionate about making a difference please apply!
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Are you a motivated, organized person, passionate about your community and the environment? If so, we’re looking for a new Branch Manager to work with our dynamic Board of Directors. Our strength lies in our grassroots engagement to promote environmental stewardship and to address local issues around sustainability and climate change. The job offers flexibility … Continued
The new Official Community Plan proposes extensive development along the west side of Lake Windermere. Prevent damaging sprawl and safeguard the diverse and rare natural resources of the Westside of the lake.