On a recent field trip local students tromped through forests and picked through trees to collect lichen for dwindling caribou herds living in captivity. Mountain caribou are amongst the most endangered mammals in North America. Loss of habitat from industrial and community development has decimated the population of this once numerous species. Lichen is a … Continued
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Wildsight News : Kimberley/Cranbrook Branch
We’re thrilled to announce that a Level 2 electric vehicle (EV) charging station is being installed at the Marysville Eco Park! This marks the first EV charging station in Marysville while adding to the three existing stations in Kimberley. We sat down at the Eco Park with Troy Pollock, Manager of Planning at the City … Continued
The first annual Kimberley Community Cleanup took place on the morning of Saturday, April 23rd. The community event, organized in partnership with Mountain Phoenix Community Culture and the City of Kimberley, saw approximately 65 locals come together in a joint effort to clean up our community. The Kimberley Community Cleanup took place the day after … Continued
Written by Darko Gojsic #1 Electric Vehicles are too expensive: One of the most commonly cited reasons people avoid buying electric vehicles (EV’s) is due to the perception that purchasing and owning an EV is much more expensive than a gas-powered alternative. However, this notion of EVs being unaffordable is quickly becoming outdated. Addressing the … Continued
If the unusual winter we’ve experienced in the Kootenays is making you think about climate change, you’re not alone. Fortunately, there are a myriad of ways to take meaningful action—such as retrofitting your home.
The BC Farmers’ Market Hatch & Hype project is an initiative that enables people to hatch, hype, and highlight new BC farm and food products from existing vendors and new vendors at BCAFM farmers’ markets.
The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour will be screening at Key City Theatre on January 7 & 8, 2022, continuing a tradition spanning over three decades. Tasked with helping the planning committee behind the event, I ventured down to the Snowdrift Cafe to meet with Pegg Davidson, Lorna Locke, and Suzanne McAllister over … Continued
Written by Chad Kile with Trixie Pacis With the Kimberley Community Garden resting beneath a thick blanket of snow, it’s time for us to look back at the 2021 growing season. We’re excited to share that we produced a successful yield overall and saw the hard work we put into improving the garden pay off. … Continued
‘Tis the season for holiday stocking stuffers and with that in mind, Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook is thrilled to launch our Bee the Change Lip Balm fundraiser! Proceeds from each $5 lip balm sold will directly fund our branch’s education, conservation, and regeneration initiatives throughout the year. Each Bee the Change Lip Balm is made from … Continued
This year, we’re excited to share that our Apple Capture program was, once again, a big success.