Wildsight Golden Branch is looking for an outgoing, well-organized, and dynamic person to assist the Outreach Coordinator and Wildsight Golden with community programs, projects, and events! The job’s goal is to educate and inspire youth, visitors and locals to appreciate and understand more about the local mountain environment and sustainable communities. Under the direction and … Continued
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Wildsight News :Golden Branch
Already ready to apply? Adventure deep into the wilderness this summer with hiking guides Dave Quinn, Kelly Comishin and Leah Evans! Go Wild challenges youth 14-18 on six-day wilderness backpacking trips into the Kootenay backcountry. Our Go Wild trips develop leadership skills, connects participants to our landscape and inspires a love of the mountains to … Continued
Wildsight Golden is looking for a highly self motivated and organized post secondary student to act as the main leader for the camp! Wildsight Golden is a non-profit environmental organization whose main goal “is to work to maintain biodiversity and healthy human communities in and around our region”. The GET WILD! Summer Day Camp provides an … Continued
Do you love physical outdoor work, have a passion for the environment and have good communication skills? Wildsight Golden is seeking one qualified person to coordinate ‘Golden’s Community Invasive Plant Program’ and to develop and deliver public interpretive programs on invasive plants. This program is jointly supported by Wildsight Golden and the Town of Golden. … Continued
The spring season is nearly here in the Columbia Valley and as such, it is time to start preparing for a flurry of winged visitors. The Columbia Wetlands are one of the longest continuous wetlands in North America and the only natural stretch of the Columbia River that remains, making it a great place to … 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.
Imagine a pine tree. You’re probably thinking of a tall, skinny, fast-growing lodgepole pine, like the ones that cover so much of the Kootenay landscape. But lodgepole pine aren’t our only pine. Hidden high up in the mountains or on dry, rocky slopes in valleys in the Purcells and the Rockies, limber and whitebark pine … Continued
Wildsight has been delivering environmental education programs in schools throughout the Columbia Basin for 17 years. We have 5 programs customized for youth from kindergarten to grade 10. We are seeking environmental educators to deliver our Winter Wonder, Classroom with Outdoors, Beyond Recycling and Know Your Watershed programs in Invermere and Golden for the 2017-18 … Continued
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