Pinus albicaulis, more commonly known as whitebark pine, is a five-needled conifer that makes its home in high elevation forests across its native range. This sometimes scraggly, sometimes towering, tree ekes out its existence in some of the most challenging environmental conditions imaginable. From snowpacks deep enough to bury a tree several metres high to … Continued
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Wildsight news : Kimberley/Cranbrook Branch
“To support a vendor at a Farmers Market is to support someone’s dream. They don’t just show up for fun, they put in countless hours behind the scenes and are truly passionate about what they do.”
Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook is happy to embrace the Kimberley Outdoor Learning Society’s Forest and Nature School programs as their own, effective September 2023. By taking on these programs, WSKC will be able to provide year-round youth outdoor programming.
The 2023 season is in full swing for the Kimberley/Cranbrook Youth Climate Corps (YCC). The goal of YCC is to provide youth with the opportunity to take hands-on action to address the climate crisis and obtain entry-level experience in the environmental field. To prepare for the season, our enthusiastic crew started off with five weeks … Continued
At its core, it is still a regular pedal bike, but with the brilliant addition of pedal assist. But don’t let that fool you, e-bikes still host an array of benefits for your personal health! Enter our raffle to win one on July 27, 2023.
It’s easy to forget that we are part of a larger ecosystem that is interconnected and constantly in motion. Taking a moment to observe the world around us helps us to remember our place in this system and admire the incredible bounty provided to us.
Be sure to keep an eye out for Kaleigh, Karen, and Athena’s designs on our new t-shirts and stickers this season!
Are you a youth that’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!
— Contest winners are to be announced shortly! — As the spring has us looking forward to renewed light, growth, and activities, we thought it was about time we renewed our t-shirt design! The cities of Kimberley and Cranbrook are home to a wealth of talented visual artists, so we are now on the … Continued
We’ve provided articles about alternatives to driving and using an electric vehicle rather than a fossil fuel-powered one, but do you know about the implications of something as simple as idling? Idling is when you leave a vehicle running while it is not in motion. Sometimes you’re forced to idle in traffic, like at a … Continued