Photo by Rachel Darvill Marsh birds are inconspicuous and difficult to detect, but global reports suggest that many marsh bird species populations are in decline. For four years, the Columbia Wetlands Marsh Bird Monitoring Project has been conducting repeated point count surveys at 65 survey stations in the Columbia Wetlands. Project biologist Rachel Darvill will … Continued
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Join us across the Kootenay region as we dive deep into the wild world of the wolverine.
Eat Think Vote is a campaign that gathers community members across Canada to speak with federal candidates ahead of the upcoming election. The goal is to make sure food is an election issue, and that the incoming government develops policy that encourages a food system where no one goes hungry, where food is healthy, and … Continued
Tuesday, October 22, 7 to 9 PM at the Golden Senior’s Centre Admission by donation please In February 2017, Parks Canada began a 5-year pilot project to reintroduce North America’s largest land mammal (bison) to Canada’s first national park (Banff). Karsten will summarize the project and provide some behind-the-scenes stories of the effort to restore … Continued
This fall will be your last chance to participate in the five-year Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey (CWWS) project. At the end of 2019, baseline data collected through this project will be used to nominate the Columbia Wetlands into the Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) program. Bird surveys during fall migration will occur in the … Continued
September 20, 2019, millions of us will walk out of our workplaces and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. Join young people in the streets for global climate strikes and a week of actions to demand an end to the age of … Continued
Join Joan Dolinsky and Annette Lutterman in exploring the natural wonders of the subalpine forest at Dawn Mountain Nordic Center. Learn about the special adaptations of plants and animals living in this high elevation snow forest and the ecological significance of the area. After the walk, enjoy some Labrador Tea and goodies at Dawn Mt … Continued
Invasive Weed pull at Golden’s Motocross Track near Reflection Lake at 6 pm until 9 pm Monday July 8th.
Come join us in the fight against invasive plants growing along the Kicking Horse River. We have all the tools you need to participate in this event. Dress for the weather, bring some water and come ready to work in exchange for good times and free pizza! Meet at the Pedestrian Bridge at 9 AM, … Continued
Watershed Moments is a solo paddling expedition and social-engagement art project that will cover all 2000 kilometers (1243 miles) of the Columbia River between the source (Columbia Lake, Canal Flats) to the sea (beyond Astoria, Oregon). S In July 2019, Claire Dibble starts paddling on Columbia Lake, following the Columbia River first through eastern BC, … Continued