Photo: Pat Morrow

Local Resources

  1. Kootenay Conservation Program
  2. Friends of Kootenay National Park
  3. Electronic Atlas of the Flora of BC
  4. Columbia Wetlands Stewardship Partners and the Columbia River Guide
  5. iNaturalist: Learn about nature and become a Citizen Scientist.  iNaturalist is a global data-sharing application to engage people in observing, learning about, and recording the rich biodiversity that surrounds us.
  6. Some aspects of the ecology of the Columbia National Wildlife Area_Larry Halverson et al  If you want to learn more about what you can find in our wetlands, read this. Even though the report was published in 2012, it remains vital and relevant. Here’s what one of the report’s authors, Neil Dawe, remembers about gathering the information for the Canadian Wildlife Service: We had a wonderful summer there that year, as you can no doubt tell from the report. As we often said as we were paddling the wetlands, counting birds, checking grebe and tern nests, and revelling at the sheer beauty of the locale, “Can you believe we’re getting paid to do this?”

Invermere News

Location: Invermere, BC Start Date: May 2024 (flexible) Pay: $20-$23 per hour depending on experience, 35 hours per week Duration: 8-16 weeks…Read More 
April 1: Nominations are now closed for this award. Thank you for your interest.  Do you know a conservation champion who deserves recognition for…Read More 
Bank Swallows are aerial insectivores whose population has declined in Canada by between 93% and 98% in a recent 40 year period.  In order…Read More 
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Upcoming Invermere events

Gardening in a Drought

Sunday, April 28, 2024

In partnership with Groundswell and Old Blue Truck Farm Worried about your garden this year? Wanting to reduce…

Gardenless Growing

May 2 - May 4, 2024

No garden? No problem! Learn about ground-free growing alternatives for a variety of spaces and budgets, then…

Edible Adventure from Farm to Table

Friday, May 24, 2024

Growing food is an adventure, it’s an exploration deep into the ground and a continuous relationship with…

Bighorn Sheep Citizen Monitoring

April 21 - November 3, 2024

We are holding a monthly Bighorn sheep monitoring event. No experience is needed to be a citizen science…

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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.


Branch Information


625 4th St
Box 601
Invermere, BC V0A 1K0
Phone: 250.409.5708