In exciting news from the East—or the West, North or South, depending on where you’re reading this—the Wildsight Elk Valley branch will be moving their Keeping Food Real project from brilliant idea to brilliant reality this year. And that’s pretty exciting (and brilliant)! The two-year Keeping Food Real initiative aims to support the citizens and … Continued
Students Take Action for Turtles!
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“The children are the future” is something that people have been saying ever since the future was the past. When taken literally, it’s a pretty bulletproof expression: today’s young will be tomorrow’s old. But when we peel back the top layer of logic, what’s really being said is, “up until today, we collectively haven’t done … Continued
From the locals and visitors who have spent time there, to the First Nations who have respected this territory for lifetimes, the Koocanusa area—all 560 square kilometres, from Wardner down to the US border—is a diverse ecosystem filled with natural beauty. But, as the Koocanusa area has become a busier hub for outdoor enthusiasts, attracting … Continued
Art Twomey died in a helicopter crash in his beloved Purcell Mountains twenty years ago this January. He first arrived in the Purcells in 1969 to carve out a life of mountain adventure. A glacial geologist, accomplished mountaineer and professional photographer, he found a home high in the St. Mary’s Valley and later off the … Continued
Closing Date: January 31, 2017 or until filled Job: 0.7-0.8 FTE Salary: $35,621-$40,567 Location: Kimberley, BC Start Date: February 2017 About us: Wildsight is an environmental charity with a 30-year history that works in the Columbia Basin region of British Columbia. We have a main office in Kimberley, five branch communities within the East … Continued
On the Thanksgiving weekend we were lucky to have an impressive turnout for the showing of Just Eat It at Centre 64. Following the film, those interested were invited to sign up for the Just Eat If Challenge and take a more in-depth look at their food waste habits. Team LJ consisting of Chris and … Continued
This Wednesday, kids, teachers and parents all across Canada will participate in Take Me Outside Day. The day, founded in 2011, is about inspiring kids to find a better balance between the amount of time they spend outside compared to the time spent inside in front of screens. It’s about being active and connecting with … Continued
By Ayla Bennett It was my first time assisting in instructing a CABIN training course, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. The attendees of the first course were from three different First Nations groups—most lived in or near High Level, AB but a couple had travelled from the Northwest Territories to attend. Our goal … Continued
Grade nine students from Kimberley’s Selkirk Secondary School made the most of the last week of school by joining the annual Go Wild trip to Elk Lakes Provincial Park north of Elkford. Led by Selkirk Outdoor Skills teacher Kate Haennel and Association of Canadian Mountain Guides’ Dave Quinn, the ten students got to experience one … Continued
You are invited to join a vibrant team and help Wildsight Invermere fulfill its vision and mission! Wildsight Invermere is looking for dedicated volunteers to join our Board of Directors and Committees. Are you energetic, engaged, inspired, and passionate? If so, check out the details below and email email@example.com by April 15th. We need you!