A year-round backcountry tenure for heli-skiing, heli-biking and heli-hiking and more is proposed for the heart of the south Purcell wilderness. Covering 700 square kilometers, it stretches from the mountains just above Kootenay Lake all the way to St. Mary’s Lake near Kimberley. The proposal has been put forward by adventure tourism operator Retallack, and … Continued
Event Branches: Creston Valley
Join us from May 10th to 12th, 2019 to explore the wonderful bird biodiversity of the Creston Valley. Besides guided birding tours and canoe trips, events include family friendly kayaking on the Kootenay River, night outings, art workshops and visits to local food producers . Keynote speaker Dr. David Bird will present Saturday night “Watching … Continued
Get your tickets here! The Creston Valley Branch of Wildsight is hosting the 4th annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival Feb. 3, 2018, at 7:00 pm. at the Prince Charles Secondary School auditorium. 13 outdoor and adventure films are featured from humble bumblebees to traversing the Coastal Mountains on skiis—there is something in nature for … Continued
Back for another year, it’s the ever popular Local Colours at the Tivoli, a local photographer showcase with: Jim Lawrence Andrew Bibby Jesse Moreton Peter McLennan Douglas Noblet Bernd Stengl Doors open at 7pm $10 at the door See below for photographers bios Jim Lawrence, from Meadow Creek, has spent his life in the Kootenays … Continued
Part one of our Stars and Butterflies series. Join us on the dark side of the Creston Valley Wildlife Centre for a guided look at the night sky with Dan McCowan. $5 at the door, maximum 30 people.
Part two in our Stars and Butterflies series. Join Janice Arndt for a butterfly talk, on the move, at the Creston Wildlife Centre. $10 at the door, maximum 30 people, weather dependent.
Please join us on March 23rd at Rotacrest Hall for our Creston Annual General Meeting, which will be followed by a Wildsight traverse of the Purcell Wilderness Conservancy with Robyn Duncan and Eddie Petryshen. The evening will start at 7pm with our short Wildsight Creston AGM, where we will discuss activities for the coming year … Continued
The Creston Valley Birdfest is back for a fifth year celebrating birds, nature, and local agriculture. From guided bird watching to family-friendly paddles in the wetlands, wildlife photography workshops, bat watching, astronomy, and farm and wineery tours, there’s something for everyone at this busy weekend event. Hosted by the Wildsight Creston branch. Browse the 2017 … Continued
The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is making its third annual stop in Creston for a cinematic evening of stories set in wild landscapes around the world. Join us for a journey to spectacular places and tales of adventurers living life outside – all with a conservation mindset. Check out the full list of films being … Continued