This walk is not a harvesting walk, but will be an opportunity to identify edible and medicinal plants; understand ethical and appropriate harvesting methods, and techniques; and once harvested, use and proper storage of the plants. Date: Sunday, November 8, 2020 Time: 2:30 – 4 PM Due to Covid 19, participation will be limited to … Continued
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On September 18th, join towns and cities across the province as they march in solidarity for a new forest framework that respects nature and gives power back to communities and indigenous people. Help press the BC government to enact legislation that formally protects the world’s remaining ancient primary forest – before it is too late. … Continued
Join Indigenous Artist Lillian Rose as she guides us in the traditional skills of harvesting local reeds and weaving them into baskets. This workshop will also explore the multicultural aspect of our area by giving space for participants to swap tales and share food. This project has two parts: Harvesting the materials and weaving the baskets. Harvesting will … Continued
On Saturday June 27th, Wildsight Golden will be hosting it’s 13th Annual Community Weed Pull along the Kicking Horse River. This annual event is part of Wildsight Golden’s Community Invasive Plant Program and is a family friendly opportunity for the community to come together to learn more about invasive plants and how to remove them … Continued
Here in Golden we are blessed to live next to the Columbia River Wetlands, a key resting stop for thousands of migratory birds. This May 9th, Wildsight Golden would like you to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with us by participating in Global Big Day. This is the day where people all around the world … Continued
TODAY IS EARTH DAY, participate in EARTH DAY LIVE: As we are unable to safely gather in groups at this time, our annual Earth Day clean-up and potluck has been cancelled. We still think it is important to celebrate the Earth and do some actions to protect her. So we will join the Earth … Continued
Join us on-line or on the phone on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 4:30 PM MT. We will host the on-line (or on the telephone) event through the Zoom platform.
Wildsight Golden and the Youth Action Network present: Winter Film & Discussion Series Featuring: February 13: Patagonia Films Artifishal February 20: Anthropocene: The Human Epoch February 27: The Reckoning: A Film about the effects of the Columbia River Treaty (No trailer available but check this article out.) March 5: Watermark: A film about the history … Continued
Explore the beauty of insects and spiders through macro photography with Naturalist Bryan Kelly-McArthur. This event is Thursday, January 16, 2020. Doors open at 5:30 PM, event starts at 6:00 PM. This will be at the Okanagan Regional Library Golden Branch. This is a family friendly event. Admission is by donation.
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