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 However, this notion of EVs being unaffordable is quickly becoming outdated.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
BC Watersheds at risk
Wildsight News : Kimberley/Cranbrook Branch
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.
Tuesday, November 30 is Giving Tuesday—a global movement dedicated to giving back. Giving Tuesday comes on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday but rather than shopping, the focus of this special day is on community giving. This Giving Tuesday, we’re asking for donations towards Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook‘s food security projects. Big or small, … Continued
We’re excited to share that our popular nature-based summer day camp program will be back in 2022 following a very successful 2021 season!
With all of the uncertainty surrounding in-person events during the pandemic, we are thrilled to have had a successful 2021 season for the Kimberley Farmers’ Market!