Kathryn Teneese, Chair of the Ktunaxa Nation Council, sat down with Wildsight this week to talk about what the future holds for the Qat’muk area, which includes the Jumbo Valley and hundreds of square kilometres of wilderness.
Treading lightly in Qat’muk: An interview with Kathryn Teneese
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Right now, the province of BC is asking the public: how should we manage our old growth forests? With as little as 5% of our old growth forests still standing in BC, step one has to be to stop logging old growth forest—and that’s a message that the government needs to hear loud and clear … Continued
After nearly 30 years of fighting for grizzly bears, of fighting for Ktunaxa rights, and of fighting for wild places, Jumbo Glacier Resort is finally dead. Today is the day we can finally say: Jumbo will stay wild.
Can you hear that? It’s the sound of all of us at Wildsight giving you a standing ovation. Your donations lift us up and inspire us for another year of defending our mountains and wild places. We were overwhelmed when so many of you gave generously when one of our donors offered to match your … Continued
The final report for the 2015-2019 Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey (CWWS) is now available. The CWWS incorporated the efforts of more than 230 volunteer citizen-scientists. Over the duration of the hugely successful project, the CWWS documented 163 bird species that utilize habitat in the Columbia Wetlands, with 30 at-risk bird species. Single day bird counts … Continued
Two-hundred and forty dead animals are removed from Highway 3 through the Elk Valley every year, including deer, elk, moose and even bears. A new report from RoadWatchBC identifies ten key locations along the highway for future wildlife crossing infrastructure to keep wildlife—and drivers—safe. “As a society, we need to find creative ways to coexist … Continued
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This position has been filled. Wildsight Creston Valley (WCV) is a local society linked to the larger regional environmental organization Wildsight. Wildsight Creston Valley is affiliated with four other branches: Fernie, Kimberley-Cranbrook, Invermere and Golden. All work collectively as Wildsight to share the mission to enhance the protection, restoration and rehabilitation of ecosystems, wildlife, lakes, … Continued
Wildsight and Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) are touring the Kootenays with the film Chasing a Trace. The film will be followed by a presentation and discussion highlighting wolverine research happening in the region directly from biologists involved in Wolverine Watch—a collaborative venture that also collects community science to better understand the needs of … Continued
Each year the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) awards educators who demonstrate excellence in environmental education in the Columbia Basin. This year, Wildsight Educator Melissa Flint won the Environmental Education Award of Excellence for her work as a Community Educator. She was recognized for her support to students through delivering a variety of environmental … Continued