Do you love physical outdoor work, have a passion for the environment and have good communication skills? Wildsight Golden is seeking one qualified person to coordinate ‘Golden’s Community Invasive Plant Program’ and to develop and deliver public education on invasive plants. This program is jointly supported by Wildsight Golden and the Town of Golden. JOB … Continued
How can one lake have two different water pollution limits?
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Regan Johnston, a well known artist from Golden, has generously donated this original painting to Wildsight Golden to encourage you to become a member and attend our Annual General Meeting. I am a big fan of Regan’s art and was happy that I had a chance to ask Regan some questions, in a COVID 19 … Continued
This year we located 135 swallow nest sites in cliff faces from Canal Flats to Donald, including 96 active bank swallow colonies
Photo credit: Blair Piggot Kootenay Conservation Program partnered with Wildsight Golden to bring together over 30 experts through the Zoom platform to identify priority actions that will contribute to maintaining healthy fish and wildlife populations and ecological functions in the Golden Area over the next 5 years. The participants had to opportunity to view nine … Continued
Join Golden’s 31st Annual Christmas Bird Count on December 27, 2020 Calling all bird watchers! You are invited to participate in Golden’s Christmas Bird Count. This fun community science project, provides us with a crucial snapshot of our native bird populations during the winter months and shows how the continent’s bird populations change over time. … Continued
Wildsight Golden is working in collaboration with local recreation groups to develop a study that focuses on the intensity of recreational land use and potential cumulative effects on wildlife and their habitat along the west bench of the Columbia River in the Dogtooth Range. The objective is to develop a better understanding of our current … Continued
Swallows are remarkable little birds. They can be found on every continent except Antarctica, dashing and dipping through the air with rapid-moving wings.
Many people wear fleece and polyester fabrics that have great wicking potential and keep us warm and dry in our chilly climates. Many of these fabrics are made from recycled plastic. About 16 percent of the plastic produced annually in the world consists of these type of fibres. As these fabrics are washed they break … Continued
A lot of waste is generated camping and picnicking. Through this series, there have been a lot of “at home” hints, but often when we go outdoors to eat or send our children with lunches and snacks, we generate a lot of waste. The answers to this lie in advance preparation and good containers. Snack … Continued
Wildsight Golden is supporting the release of a new short film that celebrates the beauty and biodiversity of the headwaters of the Blaeberry River, while offering a reminder of what we stand to lose under current forestry practices in BC. This five-minute film offers a breath-taking glimpse into this relatively intact wilderness on the edge … Continued