Are you passionate about nature and getting kids outside? Wildsight is seeking an environmental educator to join our team and deliver our environmental education programs in Revelstoke. About Wildsight Education Wildsight has been delivering environmental education programs in schools throughout the Columbia Basin for 22 years. We are seeking an environmental educator to deliver our … Continued
BC’s Interior holds a secret. More than 500 kilometres from the coast, the world’s only Inland Temperate Rainforest is disappearing every day. Watch our newest campaign video to find out what the BC Government and logging industry doesn’t want you to know, and take action today.
From Appalachia to India, research has uncovered the potential harms open-pit coal mining has on the environment and human health. In this second instalment of our series, ‘The True Cost of Coal’, we take a look at the impacts of coal mining to human health.
Elizabeth Lake is a beloved Cranbrook wetland. This important nature reserve provides a critical nesting and staging area for several types of birds, as well as a safe habitat for Western Painted Turtles and other wildlife. Birders, families and anyone seeking a peaceful walk seek out this peaceful 5.9 hectare haven on the edge of … Continued
Earlier this spring, you took action to protect the bighorn sheep near Radium, joining 1300 others in calling for immediate action from the province. This week we received excellent news! We are celebrating the province’s commitment to a speed limit reduction on the Radium Hill in order to decrease risk to both Rocky Mountain Bighorn … Continued
Friday, May 27 update: A public hearing regarding bylaw amendments to permit new residential development on private property known as the Galloway Lands adjacent to Fernie Alpine Resort has been cancelled. We’ll update when we know more. The controversial Galloway Lands residential development near Fernie has cleared another hurdle in the re-zoning process. The proposed … Continued
K̓ukamaʔnam/Kimberley – “We are deeply concerned that Global Affairs Canada has unilaterally decided to walk away from discussions to engage the International Joint Commission (IJC) in the transboundary Kootenay River system. The Ktunaxa Nation has been calling for a reference to the IJC since 2012. Since then, we have seen the situation on the ground … Continued
To kick off B.C.’s Mining Month, we’re releasing a five-part series focused on the hidden impacts of coal mining in the Elk Valley. The first instalment of the series presents an overview of coal mining in British Columbia and highlights the Elk Valley as a case study of Canada’s largest silent unfolding contamination crisis.
You will not want to miss this opportunity! If you are between 15-18 years old, live in the Columbia Basin, and want a summer experience like no other, sign up for the Columbia River Field school now. There is a short application process, and a high probability of acceptance. Due date is May 15th, so … Continued
What does being a local mean to you? Whether you have been here for a year or 80, a special small-town spirit can always be found in the smiles passed at the farmers’ market, in connections shared in community garden soils and seed swaps. It’s in the extraordinary power of people, gathering to restore our … Continued