Mountain goats (Oreamnos americanus) are an iconic species that both represent and require wilderness. Approximately half of the world’s mountain goats reside within British Columbia, inhabiting the rocky alpine slopes of our mountain ranges. However, their habitat is imperilled by irresponsible land-use practices, clear-cut logging and road-building. Over and above industrial resource extraction, the … Continued
Author: Wildsight Invermere
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!
Reopening Wildsight Invermere – Let us know what you think!
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.