Creston Valley

Wildsight Creston Valley engages and inspires the local community. We host passionate speakers throughout the year on a wide range of topics including wildlife and the region’s landscape.

Our branch is a member of the Creston Valley Community Forest Corporation, keeping control of our watersheds and employment in the hands of the community. The community forest has adopted eco-forestry recommendations made by the Silva Foundation. We are concentrating on selective logging techniques such as single tree harvesting, shelter wood, and small group selection in which open cuts are never more than two tree heights in diameter.

We are currently working with the Selkirk Community College and funding from Yellowstone-to-Yukon to produce a “Green Map” for the Creston Valley that will inventory and map areas in the valley that are of high ecological and social value. For more information, please visit the Creston Valley Green Map project.

Every spring, we host the renowned Creston Valley Bird Festival. For more information including dates, speakers and events, visit the festival website.

Our Creston Valley branch focuses on the following programs:

Upcoming events related to Creston Valley

Local Colours 2019

Event Date:  Monday, November 25, 2019

Join us for an exciting evening with Creston's Outdoor Photography Show where local photographers will present pictures…

Chasing a Trace—Wolverine film tours the Kootenays

Event Date:  Friday, December 6, 2019

Join us across the Kootenay region as we dive deep into the wild world of the wolverine.

Wild and Scenic Film Festival Creston 2020

Event Date:  Saturday, February 1, 2020

  Join the Creston Valley Branch of Wildsight for the 6th annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival, an…

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Branch Information

Contact

Box 1001
Creston, BC
V0B 1G8
crestonvalley@wildsight.ca

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Want to protect wildlife, clean water and wild spaces? Volunteer with us! Wildsight volunteers are a very special group of people who give generously of their time to stuff envelopes, attend rallies, help run events, put up posters, keep tabs on forestry practices in their communities and participate in citizen science initiatives.

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