Branch Information

The Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook Branch is made up of people that care! An effective Board of Directors along with passionate people are what make this organization sustainable into the future.

If you are interested in volunteering on the Board of Directors or are curious about what it is like, feel free to contact kimcran@wildsight.ca or 250.427.2535.

 

POLICY

 

2019 Annual General Meeting Snack + Social

The meeting was held in conjunction with the Nature Appreciation Extravaganza on Wednesday April 24, 2019 at the Aboriginal Gathering Place at College of the Rockies in Cranbrook.

 

   Excerpt from our Policy and Procedures Manual regarding elections:
   3.      Elections
     3.1.   Elections shall be conducted as set out in Wildsight Regional and Branch Bylaws
     3.2.   The maximum number of directors elected at any one time will be 12.
        3.2.1.      If there are fewer than 12 candidates, those nominated will be declared elected by acclamation.
        3.2.2.      If there are more than 12 candidates, a secret ballot vote will be held in which those 12 candidates who receive the greatest number of secret ballot votes will be elected.
        3.2.3.      The chairperson may designate a member who is not a Director to conduct a vote and act as scrutineer.
     3.3.   Candidates for the Board of directors must:
        3.3.1.      Be a member of Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook in good standing;
        3.3.2.      Be nominated by another member in good standing; 
     3.4.   Customary Practice 2016: In the event that there are new, and/or more than 12 candidates, Candidates are advised to provide a brief written introduction of themselves (not more than 200 words) for presentation to those present at the meeting. Such introduction may include but need not be limited to:
        3.4.1.      Name
        3.4.2.      Occupation/career
        3.4.3.      Experience and or education
        3.4.4.      Reason(s)  for their candidacy
     3.5.    Candidates may submit brief bios (max 200 words) to the branch manager for printing

 

STRATEGIC PLANNING

In 2016, we underwent a visioning process along with the help of local consultant Becky Pelkonen of Handspun Consulting.

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Composting for Beginners

Event Date:  Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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Apple Pick and Press - Cranbrook

Event Date:  Saturday, August 24, 2019

Apple season is here! Join Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook for our CRANBROOK volunteer apple picking and pressing on Saturday…

Garden Tours - Kimberley Community Garden

Event Date:  Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Every Tuesday morning between 8-11am we invite you to visit the Kimberley Community Garden on Rotary Drive…

Work Bees - Kimberley Community Garden

Event Date:  Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Come lend a hand in the Kimberley Community Garden every second Wednesday (July 17, 31 & August 14…

Seed Saving Workshop

Event Date:  Friday, August 30, 2019

On Friday August 30, James and Sharon of the Kootenay Society for Sustainable Living will be discussing the…

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Branch Information

Contact

1650 Warren Avenue
Kimberley, BC V1A 1R6
Summer Office Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 9:30am - 4pm
Phone: 250-427-2535
kimcran@wildsight.ca

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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