This year, Wildsight Golden is wrapping up the Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey (CWWS). This project will be in its fifth and final year and we hope you can join us to participate in the valuable initiative! Since 2015, the CWWS has engaged more than 170 volunteering citizens in documenting more than 322,000 birds in the Columbia Wetlands. … Continued
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Buy a Wildsight Golden membership between Feb 1 and March 12 & win this Regan Johnson print. Purchase memberships on-line here or contact the Wildsight Golden office. It costs $20 for a lifetime membership. If you purchase a membership between February 1 and March 12, your name will be entered into a draw to win … Continued
A multimedia journey into the critically threatened world of the mountain caribou David Moskowitz is an expert wildlife tracker, photographer, and author of the new book Caribou Rainforest: From Heartbreak to Hope. Join him for a unique multimedia journey into the tragically threatened world of endangered mountain caribou, their home in the world’s largest last … Continued
The fall waterbird surveys will take place on Saturday September 29, Friday October 5, and Monday October 15 from 10 am to 1 pm. There will be free training sessions for volunteers and a limited amount of optical equipment (scope/tripod) lent to volunteers in need. If you’re interested in being part of this citizen-science project … Continued
Join us Saturday, September, 29th for The Wild and Scenic Film Festival! The film festival will be taking place at the Civic Centre, downtown Golden, and there will be a 50/50 draw, silent auction and great food and drinks from local vendors. Doors will open at 6pm and the program starts at 7pm! The films showcased … Continued
A fun and informative volunteer event aimed towards restoring Golden’s natural ecosystems.
Do you have a passion for protecting natural ecosystems within the community? If so, come join us on Sunday, June 24th, from 9am-12pm, for Wildsight Golden’s 11th Community Weed Pull, an event where you can make a difference while still enjoying quality time outdoors! Plus, free lunch for all volunteers! For this event, … Continued
Are you interested in learning about the birds that call Golden their home these days? Come join naturalist and Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey Assistant, Verena Shaw, to see what we can find at Golden’s Reflection Lake on Thursday, June 14th between 7 and 9 pm and Saturday, June 23rd between 8 and 10 am. We will check out the … Continued
Safe Passages: Wolverines, Road Ecology and Habitat Connectivity
Following our Annual General Meeting. Tony Clevenger, who moved to the Bow Valley in 1996, will share his research on the impacts of highways and efficacy of Banff mitigation to reduce fragmentation of wildlife habitat.
Do you love the Columbia Wetlands, birds, and being outside? If so, participating in the Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey (CWWS) may be for you! Migratory bird surveys will be occurring this spring from 8am-11am on each of the three following dates: • Tuesday, April 3rd • Tuesday, April 10th • Monday, April 16th We are … Continued