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Longtime Jumbo Wild supporter Doug Anakin passed away April 25th, leaving behind a trail of happy memories with friends and loved ones. Doug was a valued member of the Jumbo Creek Conservation Society (JCCS), the nonprofit organization dedicated to saving the Jumbo Valley from the proposed ski resort. His wife Mary Jean reports that Doug … Continued
The second edition of Wild Rivers of the Yukon’s Peel Watershed celebrates a landmark victory to protect the Peel watershed, a remote and wild ecological treasure in the Yukon. The book was authored by Sarah Locke and the late Juri Peepre. After leading the Yukon Chapter of Canadian Parks and Wilderness for over two decades, … Continued
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
The first time Meredith Hamstead saw Jumbo was during a heliski trip, alongside the very man hell-bent on building a ski resort on its sacred slopes.
Are you a motivated, organized person, passionate about your community and the environment? If so, we’re looking for a new Branch Manager to work with our dynamic Board of Directors. Our strength lies in our grassroots engagement to promote environmental stewardship and to address local issues around sustainability and climate change. The job offers flexibility … Continued
If you have been involved on the ground with the Jumbo Wild campaign, you likely know Jim Galloway. His name is synonymous with Jumbo Wild. He has been an active member since its early days. We caught up with Jim recently to hear his reflections on the 30-year battle to keep Jumbo wild.
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