Since 2001, Wildsight environmental education programs have reached over 70,000 students. These programs help to build a more sustainable future for all, inspiring the students of today to become the stewards of tomorrow. This month we’d like to introduce you to one the incredible educators who bring our programs to life: Melissa Flint. Melissa hails … Continued
Extinction through the eyes of a five year old
Wildsight News :Creston Branch
Our Annual Report is hot off the press. Take a look and read about what we accomplished together last year with our partners, members, donors and supporters. A special thanks to each and every one of you for your commitment to wildlife, wild places and clean water. The Wildsight Team
“Love her, but keep her wild.” ~Atticus To the dreamers, the doers, the ones fighting to protect the places and people we love. To you. Happy Valentine’s Day. Make a gift to wildlife and wild places today in someone’s honour.
Every bite we take comes with a backstory of interconnected narratives. The problem is, we’ve taken so many bites throughout human history that—somewhere along the way—we stopped paying attention to the plot details behind what’s sitting at the end of our forks. Before we talk about the local food stories that are being written in … Continued
As you have probably already noticed, the birds are back in full (s)wing. But how many? And which ones? That sort of information would require a small army of keen-eyed citizen-scientists and birders to patiently observe and keep track. Well, luckily for all of us, the Kootenays are full of citizen-scientist-birder soldiers – and thanks to … Continued
Spring has sprung and summer is coming – and you don’t need to check the calendar to confirm this is true. Just open your window. Or better yet, open your front door and walk outside. You can not only feel it in the air, you can see it and hear it. That’s right folks… the … Continued
Communications and Development Coordinator (One year, half-time contract, with potential to renew) Start Date: Position begins January 3, 2017, with two to three training days in mid-December Hours: 20-24 hours a week, to be determined Salary: $22,235-$26,682 (this includes five weeks paid vacation) Job Location: Kimberley, BC Wildsight is looking for a creative, collaborative and passionate … Continued
Fall is my favourite time of year – harvest season is in full swing and root cellars are being stocked for the winter, our communities and the alpine come alive with the golden shimmer of the larch trees, the rivers run red with Kokanee and thoughts of winter start dancing in my head. It’s an … Continued
Our summer print newsletter is hot off the presses, featuring summer hikes and paddles, branch events, new initiatives and inspiring people. Check it out! Wild Times Summer 2016 PLUS: Kimberley/Cranbrook Branch Update Invermere Branch Update Golden Branch Update Elk Valley Branch Update
You have an important opportunity to support a proposed boating regulation limiting boats to 20 hp on the upper Columbia River, extending from Fairmont Hot Springs to Donald, excluding Lake Windermere.