The Climate Solutions Surrounding Us Kat Graves Climate Change Resilience Coordinator, Wildsight Invermere If you’ve been following Wildsight’s work for any length of time, you probably already know how intimately it is bound up in the concept of place. Because we are fortunate enough to operate in one of North America’s most diverse, beautiful and … Continued
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Coal mines in the BC Rockies send toxic selenium pollution downstream that puts fish in danger, not just in BC, but in Lake Koocanusa and the Kootenai River for hundreds of kilometres through Montana and Idaho — and back into BC.
On a bright and hot summer afternoon, on a dusty logging road near ancient giants, Splatsin First Nation Kukpi7 (Chief) Wayne Christian is conducting a ceremony to protect a group of Revelstoke locals putting their bodies on the line to protect old growth. The group is known as Old Growth Revylution and they’ve set up … Continued
Six young adults are embarking on a new challenge; one that will stretch them physically, emotionally, and mentally. The venture they’ve signed up for seeks to play a part in tackling the greatest challenge our world is facing today: climate change. The Youth Climate Corps (YCC) began its inaugural journey in Nelson in the summer … Continued
By Lindsay Cuff Director, Wildsight Regional Council “A tree is the slow explosion of a seed.” ~Bruno Munari My eight-year-old son and I pull up to the access gate on the Forest Service Road (FSR) just off Pacific Marine Rd. One of the forest defenders greets us and we tell her we’re planning to stay … Continued
In Pursuit of Climate Hope Or, Why We Launched a Climate Pledge Kat Graves Climate Change Resilience Coordinator, Wildsight Invermere Here in the East Kootenay, as in much of British Columbia and the Northwest of the continent, the past month has seen us deploying every imaginable stratagem in order to escape the extreme conditions we’ve … Continued
This position has now been filled. Organizational Overview Wildsight is a registered charity with a mission to protect biodiversity and encourage sustainable communities in the Kootenay-Columbia region of BC. Our vision is to inspire a shared community desire to protect our natural world for future generations. We envision extensive and connected wild spaces for wildlife—from … Continued
Applications have closed for this position. Organizational Overview Wildsight is a registered charity with a mission to protect biodiversity and encourage sustainable communities in the Kootenay-Columbia region of BC. Our vision is to inspire a shared community desire to protect our natural world for future generations. We envision extensive and connected wild spaces for … Continued
They’re not as cuddly as a koala, as photogenic as a polar bear, or as charismatic as a caribou. But western toads are just as worth saving. These bumpy-skinned scramblers are described in terms like stout, stumpy, and stocky; not exactly the picture that would grace the cover of a Canadian Wildlife Federation calendar. Luckily … Continued
June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada. And this year, the sobering reality of why we recognize this month became all the more apparent as the discovery of children’s bodies buried without grace or respect on the grounds of the Kamloops Residential School horrified and shocked the world. We grieve the lost lives of … Continued