Photo: Pat Morrow

Invermere

The Invermere branch of Wildsight has been the environmental voice of the upper Columbia Valley since 1989. We are a BC registered non-profit organization, governed by an engaged Board of Directors and supported by an active membership and community of volunteers. We work together with Wildsight Regional and the five other Wildsight branches.

Wildsight Invermere works towards the overall Wildsight organizational Vision:
Wildsight’s vision is to inspire a shared community desire to protect our natural world for future generations. We envision extensive and connected wild spaces for wildlife—from grizzly bears to woodpeckers to trout. We envision clean air and clear water running from mountain watersheds to our lakes. We see thriving and sustainable communities made up of engaged and educated citizens.

The mission of the Invermere branch is to inspire community action and lead the way in ensuring the integrity and ecological values of our surrounding wetlands, forests, grasslands and mountains through our programs, campaigns, and grassroots initiatives.

We do so many awesome things! Through our Wild Connections program, we host events that inspire, inform and engage our membership on environmental and community issues. We organize speakers (eg. David Suzuki in 2012), film screenings, workshops (like Exploring Medicinal Plants with Shushwap elder Verna Stevens) and hikes. We started Spark, rural Canada’s first all-electric vehicle share program. Every November, we organize the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, now in its 9th year. We take on large initiatives as well, such as Pesticide Free Invermere, Wilmer wetlands clean-up and the Lake Enid Restoration Project. 

Join us!

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Volunteer! Click here to connect with your community for the wild [be sure to choose Invermere as Your Community]. 

Become a member: Click here to become a member of Wildsight Invermere.

Donate to the Invermere Branch: click here.

 

 
We gratefully acknowledge financial support from:
 

Invermere News

Racing down the highway between Golden and Invermere on Highway 95, the rest stop at Castledale would look like hardly much at all. Just a…Read More 
From her early efforts as president of Wildsight’s Invermere Branch in the 1990’s to her internationally-recognized conservation leadership today, Kat Hartwig has…Read More 
Bank swallows are arguably facing the fastest population decline for a species in Canada, with a staggering 98% population loss over a recent 40-year…Read More 
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Upcoming Invermere Events

Fire & Ice Book Club

Saturday, June 18, 2022

We are partnering with the Invermere Public Library to provide ways to discuss the impact of climate change…

EV Show - June 18

Saturday, June 18, 2022

We hope you can join us for our 3rd annual EV Show on June 18, along with our…

Requiem for a Glacier in Invermere

June 25 - June 30, 2022

Requiem for a Glacier finally comes to Invermere! Paul Walde's sound performance and video installation is a…

E bike Raffle - Spark up your ride #3

April 15 - August 15, 2022

With the cost of gas so high it is the perfect year to win an E-bike!We…

Fire Story: A learning walk

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Let’s walk through a Restoration Forest and learn how fire replenishes the land and provides food and…

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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

625 4th St
Box 2741
Invermere, BC V0A 1K0
Phone: 250.341.6898
invermere@wildsight.ca