Community-Driven Climate Action

The Climate Pledge

Community-Driven Climate Action for a Resilient Columbia Valley

Wildsight Invermere’s Climate Pledge empowers citizens to take action to reduce personal and community greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and counteract climate change. We know that climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time, but the scale of the problem can leave us feeling overwhelmed and underqualified to tackle such a huge issue.

Raising our Voices for a Climate Resilient Future

The Pledge dispels the ‘doom and gloom’ narrative by offering inspiring hands-on activities and events that engage all demographics – from students to young families, Indigenous communities, faith groups, business leaders and retirees. The Climate Pledge is designed to bring everyone to the table.

We all have different ability levels, and circumstances, which determine the extent to which we can take advantage of options like active transportation, renewable energy and locally grown food. That’s why the Pledge will highlight accessible, positive lifestyle changes that are friendly for all.

Through fun and engaging activities, we’ll work to re-frame the dialogue around climate change adaptation and mitigation as a ‘sacrifice’ to an improved quality of life for all – human and non-human alike!

Signing the Pledge is not intended to be an easy out. It is an act of commitment that creates personal accountability to our community through tangible, targeted emissions reduction.

Sign the Pledge Today!

 

Global Climate Strike in Downtown Invermere (2019): 200 people joined young climate activists on the streets to demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. Individuals stepped forward to share messages about climate change, opportunities for action, and their vision for the future.

Thank you to our Program Sponsors

 

Invermere News

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Upcoming Invermere events

Wild Spaces Recreation Dialogues: Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Goats — Radium

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Do you spend time out on the trails or in the backcountry and want to learn more about the wildlife around you? Join Wildsight on May 29 to hear from two wildlife experts sharing information geared specifically toward those who move through our valleys and mountains on foot, wheels or water. 

Family-Friendly Foraging Walk

Saturday, June 8, 2024

Enjoy a hike for all the family around the shores of gorgeous Lake Enid and discover the art…

Square Dance for the Wild - a Fundraiser

Friday, June 28, 2024

Get ready to kick up your heels and swing your partner at this Wildsight Invermere fundraiser with the live music of The Hip To Be Square Collective Band and Dance Caller Leslie Gotfrit. Everyone is welcome. No dancing experience needed!

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.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Branch Information

Contact

625 4th St
Box 601
Invermere, BC V0A 1K0
Phone: 250.409.5708
invermere@wildsight.ca