Columbia Valley Osprey Survey Reveals 42 Active Nests in 2019 Most people who live in the Columbia Valley are familiar with the large unmistakable, white and black raptors that nest along highway 95. The mighty Osprey… many of them build nests on pole platforms and as such are quite conspicuous making them easy to observe. … Continued
Stand up for old growth and our very own rainforest
Wildsight News :Invermere Branch
The new Official Community Plan proposes extensive development along the west side of Lake Windermere. Prevent damaging sprawl and safeguard the diverse and rare natural resources of the Westside of the lake.
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, connect participants to our landscape and inspire a love of the mountains 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.
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
More than any other season, the pull to go outside seems to tug the strongest in the summer. Maybe it’s the undeniable bliss that comes when you combine warm sunshine with a cool breeze? Perhaps it’s the sound of mom shouting “turn that thing off and go play outside!” that still echoes in our minds, … 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
Does Invermere need a recreation access management plan? Does it matter how many trails there are in the backcountry? What can we do to ensure nature is left intact for future generations? Pat Morrow has assembled a collection of photos of environmental degradation caused by motorized recreation right in our backyard, volunteer cleanups of the … Continued