Golden

Our vision for our community and our landscape

We envision a resilient and vibrant Columbia Headwaters: healthy creeks, streams, rivers, and wetlands; teeming aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity; productive and diverse forests that support wildlife connectivity, recreation, and sustainable forestry; and clean air for all to breathe and share. We envision a Golden community where people are engaged on important ecological issues and value wilderness conservation.
 

Our main objectives

Wildsight Golden’s main objective is to work to maintain biodiversity and healthy human communities in and around our region. Our focus is on protecting the high ecological values of the Columbia headwaters region, which continues to be one of the richest and most biologically diverse regions in the world. We participate effectively in government and community processes to promote the protection of clean air, forests, water, and overall biodiversity.
 
We work in partnership with Wildsight Regional and other Wildsight branches on several of our initiatives. We also work on strengthening ties with other sector groups in the community to ensure that environmental protection is supported by a broad constituency.
 
 
Join us!

There are plenty of projects and ideas for people to work on and we welcome new members. If you are interested in learning more about us or about how you can get involved, please join us at one of our monthly branch meetings. Contact Leslie, our Outreach and Branch Coordinator, at golden@wildsight.ca for more information.

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Golden News

The Upper Columbia Swallow Habitat Enhancement Project’s (UCSHEP) monitoring and data collection efforts have wrapped up for 2022!The project wants to thank all…Read More 
The barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) is one of the most widely distributed birds globally, but it is also a species at risk in Canada - its…Read More 
This is a good reminder to remove any Common Burdock burs you find on your property!On September 16th 2022, Wildsight Golden’s Community Invasive…Read More 
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Upcoming Golden Events

Sustainability Clothing Shu-Swap

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Swap your old styles for new ones! Bring any clothing you no longer want.Find some much needed…

Climate Wishlist Letter Writing Workshop

Monday, December 12, 2022

Join Wildsight Golden's Climate Action Taskforce for a workshop on federal climate policy — learn about what the…

2023 Winter Speaker Series: The Grizzly Bear at Home: An Inside Glimpse on Bear Behavior and Conservation in Interior Mountain Ecosystems

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Welcome to our 2023 Winter Speaker Series! This year our theme is "Creatures Great and Small" We chose…

2023 Winter Speaker Series: Wolverines in a changing landscape and warming climate

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Welcome to our 2023 Winter Speaker Series! This year our theme is "Creatures Great and Small" We chose…

2023 Winter Speaker Series: The small important things, Our local Pollinators

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Welcome to our 2023 Winter Speaker Series! This year our theme is "Creatures Great and Small" We chose…

2023 Winter Speaker Series: Elk in the Columbia Headwaters

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Welcome to our 2023 Winter Speaker Series! This year our theme is "Creatures Great and Small" We chose…

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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.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Branch Information

Contact

golden@wildsight.ca
Box #25
#203 - 421 9th Avenue N
Patlar Building, Golden BC V0A 1H0
1-250-439-8491

golden@wildsight.ca