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
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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
Join us for two great events on BC Rivers Day. 10am- 2pm: Paddle on the Columbia River. 7pm Watch Artifishal, a film about wild rivers and wild fish that explores the high cost—ecological, financial and cultural—of our mistaken belief that engineered solutions can make up for habitat destruction.
What’s the significance of a 30th anniversary for a non-profit environmental organization? It means the ongoing support of a community that values and cares for its wild spaces and wildlife. It means a deep passion, commitment and a love for the place we call home. Join us!
Mark your calendars! Our 6th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival takes place on Saturday, November 23, 2019. It’s our annual fund raiser for our Wildsight Invermere Branch. Tickets go on sale November 1st. See the film program below. See what we did at our 2018 festival here. If you’d like to get involved as a … Continued
There’s no denying bears are a part of life in the Columbia Valley. Join us at our annual, family-friendly bear awareness day with fun activities, workshops and displays. Chat with local wildlife experts, learn how to keep bears wild and stay safe in bear country with hands-on bear spray lessons. Celebrate the amazing animals that roam our … Continued
Wildsight Invermere AGM (7pm) and film night (7:30pm). Treeline: a Story Written in Rings. This is a chance to get caught up on what we’ve been up to in 2018/ The evening will include a brief forestry update in the Columbia Valley by John Bergenske, Wildsight Conservation Director.
Are you a hiker? Artist? Skier? Biologist? Geologist? Nature-lover? Historian? Everyone here has a story of the mountains. That’s why Wildsight Invermere is organizing a fun evening to celebrate International Mountain Day by sharing our experiences through images! Here’s how it works: Submit up to 5 images to Shannonmcg7@gmail.com by Dec 9 Submissions can be a photo, graphic, art. … Continued
The 5th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival returns to Invermere on Saturday, November 24, from 5 – 9:30pm. SOLD OUT! 10 inspiring films, pizza and popcorn, cash bar, door prizes, 50/50 draw (a chance to win up to $500) and an awesome SILENT AUCTION (items are listed below). Here’s a chance to bid on … Continued
Join us and the Jumbo Creek Conservation Society for a presentation from Clayton Lamb on grizzly bears and the JCCS AGM. Grizzly Bears: Running Out of Room Wild and mountainous British Columbia is home to one of the largest grizzly bear populations in North America, with about 14,000 bears. But these bears face many threats, … Continued