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.

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

 

Elk Valley News

Ben Collison was born and raised in the Kootenays, and is currently a masters student at Dalhousie University. As part of his masters degree, Ben…Read More 
Massive steep-slope clearcuts on private land have been spreading across the Elk Valley. These private land clearcuts near Fernie and Elkford are on private land owned by Canwel, who own ⅛ of the entire Elk Valley.Read More 
The launch of Local, Fernie's cooperative approach to food sustainability, took a leap of faith for Wildsight Elk Valley. But that leap led to some great outcomes.Read More 
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Our Elk Valley branch focus

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

Branch Information

Contact

632 2nd Ave
PO Box 537,
Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
Phone: 250.423.3322
elkvalley@wildsight.ca