Nelsonite Paul Saso is the author of a new book – Kootenay Inspired – that illuminates the lives of twelve extraordinary Kootenay residents. Believing in the power of community and positive change, he is donating half of the proceeds of his book to both Wildsight’s education programs and Kootenay Lake’s Tipi Camp. I recently sat … Continued
Save Our Mountain Caribou Petition delivered to Catherine McKenna!
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“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.
The Rocky Mountain Trench Natural Resources Society (Trench Society) is seeking a full-time coordinator. The successful applicant: • Must have related natural resource management qualifications and experience suitable for promoting and delivering grassland ecosystem restoration and conservation activities; • Be responsible for all administrative, financial, technical and management activities associated with the operations of the … Continued
Job Description The Elk Valley is home to both world class wilderness and wildlife and world class coal deposits. We work to protect the wildlife and water values of this important region, while minimizing our industrial footprint and impact on the landscape. The Elk Valley Program Coordinator will be based in the Elk Valley and … Continued
Under Canada’s Species at Risk Act, a committee of scientific experts assesses species that are under threat and recommends SARA listings to the federal government. In their latest recommendations, they argue that the western populations of grizzly bears and wolverines should be listed as species of Special Concern. We strongly support these listings and urge … Continued
I’m behind a quick moving Jim Smith as we work our way through thick alder and saskatoon. He’s spent his life in the bush and seems to move faster as the brush gets thicker. Jim, a retired forester with over 30 years of experience, has brought me to Goat Mountain to give me a field … Continued
Should we outsource the protection of our environment? Keeping our rivers and lakes clean, protecting wild creatures and making sure our ecosystems stay intact are some of the most important functions of our government. But in BC, since the early 2000s, our government has handed over much of the responsibility for environmental protection to various … Continued
This year, Wildsight celebrates 30 years of protecting wildlife, clean water and wild places. It’s been quite the journey…
As we celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’ve also been cleaning out our office and have had the opportunity to go through boxes and boxes of photos, slides, newspaper clippings and files from the past 30 years of environmental advocacy. No matter the issue, one thread that weaves through it all has been the incredible people … Continued
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Dale Zinovich. A passionate advocate for the environment, Dale was one of the founding members of the East Kootenay Environmental Society (EKES) with her husband George. Over the years, Dale was a steady, grounded and committed force, playing a key role … Continued