Are you passionate about the environment and want to make a difference in your community? Wildsight Invermere is looking for an outgoing, motivated individual to work with our Branch Manager and dynamic Board of Directors.
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What is it you love about the Columbia Valley? For us, here at Wildsight, it’s the wild spaces that provide homes for wildlife and opportunities to connect with nature. As more and more people search out these places, how do we balance the needs of the natural world and the human desire for recreation? Now … Continued
A Webinar with thinkBright Homes and Kootenay Solar Whether you are thinking about renovation, retrofitting, or building a new home, the presentation from thinkBright Homes will help you learn about how to keep your home’s energy demand and your GHGs low. Meanwhile, Kootenay Solar will present on all things solar energy — from what it … Continued
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
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.