“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.
Save Our Mountain Caribou Petition delivered to Catherine McKenna!
Wildsight News :Invermere Branch
Jon Turk—adventurer, scientist, storyteller and wanderer—will present “Talking to Animals” on encounters with wild creatures on this September in Invermere, Creston, Kimberley and Cranbrook.
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
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR: Joe Lucas Tell us about yourself… While I grew up in Ontario, I have spent most of my life in BC. Upon graduating from Queen’s, I packed everything I owned in a backpack and bought a one-way ticket to Vancouver. I’ve been hiking the mountains of BC since 1980: Vancouver Island, Whistler and … Continued
Wildsight Invermere Seeks Branch Manager – Posted February 20, 2017 Wildsight Invermere is the voice of environmental conservation in the Columbia Valley. We aim to engage with our local community to bring about positive change toward conservation, environmental stewardship and healthy communities. This job offers flexibility and diverse aspects, but requires a motivated individual who can … Continued
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR: KATIE WATT Tell us about yourself… I’m a 16 year old student who attends the local high school in Invermere. As cheesy as this sounds, I have a love for photography and writing, and I’ve enjoyed freelancing with the local newspaper for almost 2 years now. If you see a short, … Continued