Our Guides

Lee-Anne Walker – Lee-Anne owned and operated Fernie Nature Tours for 10 years before donating the company to Wildsight Elk Valley Branch. Local naturalist, environmental educator and environmental consultant, since 1983, Lee-Anne continues to lead visitors on wintery experiences exploring all topics from natural history, winter ecology and survival strategies to local conservation issues.

Allie Dickhout – Allie is an experienced environmental educator who delivers Wildsight’s Winter Wonder and Classroom with Outdoors programs. She holds a BSc in Environmental Studies and Geography. Allie is passionate about sharing the wonders of winter, inspiring people to love it as much as she does!

Ayla Bennett – With a BSc in Environmental Science, Ayla facilitates a unique experience bringing together environmental awareness and science.

Ryland Nelson – Formerly Wildsight’s Southern Rockies Program Coordinator, Ryland works hard protecting this part of the world and he is excited to share it with you!

Upcoming events related to Elk Valley

Community Yard Sale

Event Date:  Saturday, June 2, 2018

Join in the Yard Sale Trail on Saturday, June 2 from 8am to noon!

Fernie Fall Fair

Event Date:  Sunday, September 16, 2018

Wildsight Elk Valley is once hosting the Fernie Fall Fair! We're celebrating with a festival that is…

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Branch Information

Contact

891 2nd Ave (Mainfloor)
PO Box 537,
Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
Phone: 250.423.3322
Email: elkvalley@wildsight.ca
elkvalley@wildsight.ca

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.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES