Education Programs

 

Wildsight Golden has a long-standing tradition of offering environmental education programs to elementary school classes.

We have offered field trips to view kokanee salmon in the fall, bird watching field trips in the spring, and springtime gardening projects.  We have local teachers providing Wildsight Regional’s “Education in the Wild” programs like Beyond Recycling & Know Your Watershed.

If you have a “natural” talent you would like to share with local school classes, we’ll help you get organized.

We also developed a bird viewing platform at Reflection Lake, which is Golden’s only designated bird viewing location. The interpretive displays and kiosk located here provide a great educational opportunity to learn about some of our local birds. We often host educational events here such as school field trips, the annual Earth Day celebration and clean-up, as well as a birding breakfast in May.

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Upcoming Golden Events

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…

Four Fifths a Grizzly Book Tour

February 7 - February 14, 2023

Join acclaimed author, naturalist and biologist Douglas Chadwick on a Kootenays book tour this February. In his latest…

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…

Join Wildsight Golden in 2023 and Win this original painting by Brandi Romano

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Local Artist, Brandi Romano has donated a beautiful painting to Wildsight Golden to encourage you to become a…

Wildsight Golden 2023 AGM

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Join Wildsight Golden's Annual General Meeting online on March 16, 2022 We will start at 7 PM…

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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.

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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