The Wild & Scenic Film Festival returns to Invermere with 11 films, rad DOOR PRIZES, a SILENT AUCTION, a 50/50 draw, pizza, popcorn, beer, cider and wine… And so many cool mountain people! Be ready to be inspired. Thanks to our Visionary Sponsors Columbia Valley Law and thinkBright Homes.
Event Branches: Invermere
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
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
Come celebrate BC Rivers Day with us! The easy 3-4 hour paddle on the Columbia from the mouth of Lake Windermere to Radium lets you experience the beauty of the Columbia Valley from a unique perspective. If you want to rent a canoe, kayak or SUP, the good folks at Columbia River Paddle are offering special … Continued
Thursday, June 28, 5-7pm. We’ve decided to gather at the Wilmer Community Hall, 9179 West Avenue, See you there! Summer, sun, friends and picnics. A perfect formula for getting together with Wildsight at one of our favourite lakes close to Invermere. It’s the last day of school, and an opportunity for our Board of Directors to … Continued