This entry is the second of a two-part series on waste diversion and landfilling practices in the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK). In this post, Wildsight’s Kimberley Cranbrook branch tours RDEK waste transfer and landfill facilities.
Author: Andrea Chapman
This entry is one installment of a two-part series on waste diversion and landfilling practices in the Regional District of East Kootenay. In this post, Wildsight’s Kimberley Cranbrook branch reports on a tour of the Central Materials Recycling Facility in Cranbrook.
Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook is proud to announce the winner of our artist design contest: Jennifer Johnston! Jen’s vision of vibrant, sustainable communities was beautifully captured in her design: weaving plant forms and pollinators together with our charismatic neighbour, the black bear. Jen offers her thoughts here on art, community and living (and growing) with nature. … Continued
Just over a decade ago, the Marysville Eco Park was a radically different environment. Providing parking for the Marysville Falls tourist attraction, the site was a flat, gravel lot extending right to the water’s edge. Sedimentation from stormwater runoff and snow dumping on site added to the cumulative effects of pollution in Mark Creek: effects … Continued
Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook is seeking submissions from artists for a new t-shirt design highlighting our Branch’s local work. The cities of Kimberley and Cranbrook are home to a wealth of talented visual artists, and we’re searching for individuals who can bring our vision of vibrant, sustainable communities to life through their artwork. Think you have a … Continued
As a precursor to a Conrad Kain centered evening at the Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook AGM, the Rocky Mountain Naturalists will be leading an easy 2 hour hike to the final resting place of Kain and his wife. On Saturday April 1st starting at 1PM a $2 fee will get you a look at native plants … Continued
The Wild and Scenic Film Fest is coming to the McKim Theatre in Kimberley on February 11th 2017 and now is a great time to purchase tickets. By going into Lotus Books in Cranbrook or the Snowdrift Cafe in Kimberley you can grab an evening of food, prizes, music, and of course world class films … Continued
Start worm composting or recharge your current worm compost while helping Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook at the same time. Kathy Murphy and her son Drew have worms for sale and have decided to give 50% of the profits to Wildsight! They are happy to offer a 600ml container (a half sized yogurt container) of worms and … Continued
On the Thanksgiving weekend we were lucky to have an impressive turnout for the showing of Just Eat It at Centre 64. Following the film, those interested were invited to sign up for the Just Eat If Challenge and take a more in-depth look at their food waste habits. Team LJ consisting of Chris and … Continued
Grade nine students from Kimberley’s Selkirk Secondary School made the most of the last week of school by joining the annual Go Wild trip to Elk Lakes Provincial Park north of Elkford. Led by Selkirk Outdoor Skills teacher Kate Haennel and Association of Canadian Mountain Guides’ Dave Quinn, the ten students got to experience one … Continued