Results are in! 135 species were found in the Creston Valley this weekend! Thanks to Ulrike and the Creston Valley Bird Festival Committee for organizing. Thank you to all our valley birders who headed out in the beautiful sunshine to find the following: Common Loon Pied-billed Grebe Horned Grebe Red-necked Grebe Cormorant Great Blue … Continued
Do we really need coal to make steel?
Wildsight News :Creston Branch
Here is another citizen science project you can do from home! Bumblebee watching As the days grow warmer, you will start seeing more and more pollinators. You might be surprised with how many types of insects visit your backyard. Bumblebees have large bodies, striped patterns and dense fur. Unlike many other insects, they can thermoregulate … Continued
Here is another citizen science project you can do from home. See my first post about citizen science and bird watching if you missed it. Plant watching Spring is the perfect time to watch the flowers grow! Plant phenology is the timing of events like budding, flowering, leafing out in a plant’s life cycle. Plant … Continued
Here are some fun activities to do in your backyard while self-isolating for COVID-19. Look for plants, frogs, birds and bees! Citizen science is a way for you to learn more about plants and animals. For families, it teaches about science, the natural world and gets everyone outside! The data gives biologists and land planners … Continued
Paddle power and slope shredders collide for a night of fundraising fun at Salmo Ski Hill on Friday, February 21st. Ambler, the Nelson-based hat company with a heart for kids and a love of the outdoors, is hosting the event as a fundraiser for Wildsight’s Columbia River Field School. “Ambler is about encouraging people to … Continued
Wildsight Creston Valley is pleased to announce that Melissa Flint has been appointed Project Director- Coordinator effective January 1, 2020. Melissa is well known for her work as an outdoor education specialist and permaculture consultant in the Creston Valley. Her passion to build communities that protect our environment, wildlife and water has been seen through … Continued
Join us in celebrating everything we’ve achieved together with our 2018 annual report. 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 … Continued
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
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.