Lake Enid Restoration

The Lake Enid Restoration Project was initiated in 2012 by Wildsight Invermere in response to extensive damage caused by motorized use around this popular recreation area. The four-year project engaged the help of more than 100 volunteers and resulted in the construction of  a nature-viewing  boardwalk, five interpretive signs and restored and replanted  riparian areas. Today, the trail around the lake continues to be appreciated by locals and out of town visitors. 

Support from the following agencies made this project possible: Columbia Valley Local Conservation Fund, Columbia Basin Trust, the Regional District of the East Kootenays,  Grassland Rangeland Enhancement Program and Recreation Sites and Trails BC. And thanks to all the good-hearted Wildsight volunteers!

 

 

Wildsight interpretive sign at Lake Enid, near Wilmer BCWildsight interpretive sign at Lake Enid, near Wilmer, BC        photo: Pat Morrow

 

Riparian area damaged by motorized use. Beginning of reclamation, organized by Wildsight Invermere, May 26/2013.
Building the Boardwalk in the damaged area      October 2014   

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Upcoming Invermere Events

Love is the Way: A Special Members’ Night

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Please join us for a special members’ get-together that includes a free screening of Love is the Way, thanks to the folks at Wild & Scenic Film Fest headquarters.The film brings together the voices speaking in defense of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the birthing grounds of the caribou.

9th Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Invermere

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Save the Date! The 9th Wild & Scenic Film Festival comes to the Columbia Valley Centre. An evening filled with 13 films, final bidding of the online auction, good food, drinks, friends and a gathering to inspire and motivate everyone.

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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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Contact

625 4th St
Box 601
Invermere, BC V0A 1K0
Phone: 250.341.6898
invermere@wildsight.ca