Photo: Karen Whitford


Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors

Osprey Sponsors $1000+


Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery


Kootenay-Columbia Discovery Centre


Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area


Creston Valley Tour Co.

Valley View Motel

Creston & District Credit Union


BC Community Gambling Grants

Columbia Basin Trust


Great Blue Heron Sponsors $500+

Creston Community Forest

Western Financial Group

Kokanee Ford


Brome Bird Care


Wood Duck Sponsors $50+

Trails for Creston Valley Society


Buffalo Trails Coffee House


Creston Optometric Eye Care


Creston Hotel and Jimmy’s Pub & Grill

Frisky Whisky Cocktails & Kitchen

 High Caliber Auto Collision & Repair


Kemlee Equipment Ltd.


Comfort Welding

Tilia Botanicals

Creston Save-on Foods

Pealows Independent Grocer

Creston Home Hardware 

Wloka Farms Fruit Stand

Swan Valley Honey

Red Bird Wine

Kingfisher Books

Mawson Sports

Lloyd’s Backyard

Lark Coffee Roasters

Chickadee Cookie Co


Retro Cafe

Real Food Cafe

  Eileen Gidman

Good Company Coffee

Bay Leaf Indian Fusion

Mitchell and Sun Renewables

Dr. Jordan Catherall Inc

Lorne Mann & Associates Notary

Pat Lewin

Georgia Patterson

Vivian Felix


Photo Credit:  Patsy Duncan

Sponsorship Information:

The Creston Valley is one of the most important bird habitats in Canada with over 300 species recorded. Since 2013, the Creston Valley Bird Fest has celebrated the birds, the arts, and the agriculture of the Creston Valley.

With your sponsorship, you will contribute to one of the most popular annual events in the Creston Valley. Visiting participants support local accommodations, art studios, farms, and businesses in the valley. You will be encouraging people of all ages and abilities to explore and enjoy the Creston Valley’s unique ecology and diverse bird-life. 

In return, we will recognize you in our marketing materials and through event promotions. Please review our sponsor categories on the next page to select the option that works best for you. I will be happy to speak with you in person about the impact your sponsorship makes on this special community event.

Thank you in advance for your consideration!

Ulrike Sliworsky, Festival Coordinator

Festival Sponsorships:


Osprey $1000 +

Prominently featured logo on our Festival Website

Prominently featured logo in the Event Program

Prominently featured logo on the Kootenay-wide poster

Facebook Promotion

Great Blue Heron $500 +

Your logo on our Festival Website

Your logo in the Event Program

Your logo on the Kootenay-wide poster

Facebook Promotion

Wood Duck $50 +

Your name on our Festival Website

Your name in the Event Program

Facebook Promotion


Sponsorship of Individual Events:

$50.00             Valley Event Tour

$250.00           Five Naturalist-led canoe rides at the Discovery Centre

$500.00           Two Bird-watching Expeditions

$1000.00         Saturday evening presentations


To become a sponsor:

1.         Visit

 2.         Mail a cheque to the:

Creston Valley Bird Fest Committee

Box 1001, Creston, B.C. V0B 1G0


Thank you from the Creston Valley Bird Festival – Committee of Wildsight, Creston Valley Branch 

For further information contact

Common Loon Photo Credit: Lyle Grisedale

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Join The Team

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.


Branch Information


Box 1001
Creston, BC
V0B 1G0