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!
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Mark your calendars! Our 6th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival takes place on Saturday, November 23, 2019. Stay tuned for further details. If you’d like to get involved as a Festival sponsor, please get in touch: email@example.com
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
Join one of our favourite workshop leaders, Shuswap elder, Verna Stevens, as she discusses the therapeutic properties of local, native plants foraged to make traditional teas. Bring a notebook to jot down ideas, recipes and notes. Oh, and don’t forget your mug–Verna will have samples on hand for tasting! [Registration is required for this event] Cost: … Continued
In keeping with our celebration of World Rivers Day earlier in the week, Wildsight Invermere is continuing its focus on protecting our waterways with a special film night. RiverBlue follows international river conservationist (and the founder of BC Rivers Day), Mark Angelo, as he spans the globe to infiltrate one of the world’s most pollutive … Continued
White gold is back on the peaks! Meet Greg Hill, world-renowned ski mountaineer and electrified athlete extraordinaire. Greg will be screening his film The Curve of Time featuring himself and globally recognized skier Chris Rubens. The film focuses on big adventures with low-carbon emissions. The team from Wildsight’s Columbia Valley Electric Vehicle Share will also … Continued