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Wildsight News :Kimberley/Cranbrook Branch
Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour is hitting the virtual road and heading to living rooms in Kimberley and Cranbrook.
The use of jet boats in the St Mary River near Kimberley is not a new controversy. But it reflects the growing tensions over how we as individuals and as a community interact with our natural environment. When Transport Canada banned motorized craft on the Elk River by Fernie, there was a large outcry similar … Continued
Here is another citizen science project you can do from home! Bumblebee watching As the days grow warmer, you will start seeing more and more pollinators. You might be surprised with how many types of insects visit your backyard. Bumblebees have large bodies, striped patterns and dense fur. Unlike many other insects, they can thermoregulate … Continued
Here is another citizen science project you can do from home. See my first post about citizen science and bird watching if you missed it. Plant watching Spring is the perfect time to watch the flowers grow! Plant phenology is the timing of events like budding, flowering, leafing out in a plant’s life cycle. Plant … Continued
Here are some fun activities to do in your backyard while self-isolating for COVID-19. Look for plants, frogs, birds and bees! Citizen science is a way for you to learn more about plants and animals. For families, it teaches about science, the natural world and gets everyone outside! The data gives biologists and land planners … Continued
Join us in celebrating everything we’ve achieved together with our 2018 annual report. Take a look and read about what we accomplished together last year with our partners, members, donors and supporters. A special thanks to each and every one of you for your commitment to wildlife, wild places and clean water. The Wildsight Team … Continued
Are you passionate about the role farmers’ markets play in local food sustainability? Do you have event planning/market experience and are looking for a part time opportunity that allows flexible hours? The Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook Branch is currently seeking a dynamic and organized individual who is excited to run our Thursday evening Market in downtown Kimberley. … Continued
Lowering emissions. We have all thought about it, aspired to do it, and in some cases succeeded in changing our habits. With numerous alternative transportation options available in our region there are plenty of opportunities for driving less, sharing the ride, and lowering emissions. One obvious choice is to ride (bike), stride (walk), or glide (ski) to your destination. … Continued
Written By: Kim Urbaniak Twenty-Two kids wiggle and giggle and spin around, transforming into mayfly nymphs right before my eyes. The grade two class has just walked through the forest pretending to be mayfly eggs, quiet and unassuming. Well, as quiet as you can expect 6 and 7-year-olds to be on a field trip! The … Continued