Photo: Dean Chatterson

About Us

 

Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook is led by a passionate staff team and a dedicated Board of Directors. We are in a critical stage of planning to sustain current initiatives and build on recent years’ programming successes.

Our non-profit organization focuses on initiatives that support environmental conservation, education, and regeneration. Working closely with the communities of Kimberley and Cranbrook, we aim to inspire positive relationships with the environment. As a branch of Wildsight, we protect biodiversity and encourage sustainable communities.

 

Our Values

  • Inclusion
  • Community Involvement
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Sustainability

Our Mission

The Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook Branch empowers environmentally responsible citizenry and strives to support a conscious local economy. We aim to provide consistent and ongoing leadership by engaging and listening to the concerns of the community, then responding with care, insight, and innovation.

Our Goals

Communication and Community Relations
We implement an interactive and resilient Communications and Community Relations Strategy that enables members and interested parties to engage in an informed and timely manner.

Relationship-Building and Networks
We have built and continue to maintain a vibrant, clearly defined network to develop synergistic opportunities and create program efficiencies.

Sustainability and Financial Health
We are a financially sustainable non-profit organization that balances financial health with our organizational mission. 

Programming
We collaboratively develop, deliver and sustain community-driven programs that further the Wildsight Vision and are responsive to local needs and passions.

Volunteers
We have a responsive and engaged group of volunteers that are organized and available to assist and lead Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook initiatives. That being said, we are always looking for help with our local initiatives and together through our combined actions we can make an enormous difference. 

Volunteer with us!

 

Contact Us

Phone: 250-427-2535
Email: kimcran@wildsight.ca

Request a Presentation
We offer brief presentations to local groups and organizations who wish to learn more about what we do. Send us an email to request a presentation.

Stay up-to-date on News and Events
Facebook: @wildsightkimcran
Instagram: @wildsightkimcran
Sign up for our branch newsletter

Kimberley Cranbrook News

Are you a youth who’s curious about environmental sustainability, food security, and community building? If you said “YES!” and are between the ages of 16 and 30, the Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook Branch has a summer job just for you! Read More 
With amazement, another year has come and gone but what’s even more amazing is the work we have achieved — with your help of course! Take a moment with us, and reflect on just how much our communities come together to support each other and our environment. Read More 
Lois Creek is a much loved little stream that trickles its way through Kimberley. This humble waterway holds a surprisingly rich history of local innovation…Read More 
Read more news

Upcoming Kimberley Cranbrook events

Wild Ideas Kimberley Cranbrook: Breaking down barriers to entry

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Tim Chapman will be speaking about the importance of connecting youth with the environment by empowering skillset growth through working with partners from environmental and community-based organizations to address change locally.

Seedy Sunday Kimberley

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Whether you're a gardening pro or just starting to get your hands dirty, there is much to be shared, so join us for Seedy SUNDAY to plan for the upcoming growing season and to connect, exchange, and learn!

Forest and Nature School: Winter 2024 Programs

January 5 - March 12, 2024

Using play-based, child-led, emergent curriculum, young explorers are offered time and space to build, play, and engage with one another. With regular and repeated access to nature across every season the children become the magic themselves, showing us what an amazing teacher nature is herself.

Spring Camp Odyssey 2024

March 20 - March 28, 2024

Yes, you better believe it — we are hosting a spring break version of Camp Odyssey! 

Co-Community Cleanup 2024

Saturday, April 20, 2024

This all-ages event is a fantastic opportunity to get outdoors, team up with family and friends, and do your part to give Cranbrook and Kimberley a spring clean.

View all events

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

97 Wallinger Ave
Kimberley, BC V1A 1Y6

Office Hours: Tuesday to Thursday, 9:00 am to 2:30 pm (by appointment only)
Phone: 250-427-2535

kimcran@wildsight.ca