A Panel Webinar with Nature Canada, Protect our Winters and the Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative Nature is arguably one of the most powerful tools we have in the fight against climate change, and yet it has too often been disregarded as such. Nature-based climate solutions are the emerging response, and a reminder that protecting, … Continued
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The Climate Solutions Surrounding Us Kat Graves Climate Change Resilience Coordinator, Wildsight Invermere If you’ve been following Wildsight’s work for any length of time, you probably already know how intimately it is bound up in the concept of place. Because we are fortunate enough to operate in one of North America’s most diverse, beautiful and … Continued
Climate Change Resilience Coordinator — Assistant 12 Week Contract, Part-Time September 14 – December 3, 2021 24 hours per week x 12 weeks @ $20 per hour Description The Climate Change Resilience Coordinator — Assistant will be responsible for supporting Wildsight Invermere’s ongoing and emerging climate change initiatives, in particular the Climate Pledge, through … Continued
On July 24, Wildsight Invermere hosted its second Electric Vehicle Show in downtown Invermere, BC. “Our first one last September was so popular with attendees that organizing another one was an easy decision. We think the show may have been the first of its kind in rural Canada,” said Cam Gillies, Wildsight Invermere’s Board Vice … Continued
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
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!