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!
The true cost of coal: An overview of coal mining in the Elk Valley
Wildsight News : Kimberley/Cranbrook Branch
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!
What do cherries have to do with climate change? Youth Climate Corps (YCC) crew members in Kimberley/Cranbrook can answer that question, after spending eight days on food recovery projects – two of them spent salvaging cherries and sharing them with a healthy food sharing initiative. “I found that working with the cherries was a great … Continued
Are you a College of the Rockies student looking for part time employment that works around your schedule? Do you have a passion for the environment and are interested in gaining experience with a local non-profit organization? The Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook Branch is currently accepting applications for the Sustainablity Assistant position until Tuesday September 14. … Continued
The 2021 EBike Raffle has concluded with Hazy Oates of Cranbrook winning our KONA, El Kahuna E-BIKE. Hazy will now be able to go a little further, with the perfect, eco-friendly way to travel…an E-Bike! CONGRATULATIONS!!! The raffle raised over $8500 that will go directly into supporting our conservation, education and regeneration initiatives. Thank you … Continued
Six young adults are embarking on a new challenge; one that will stretch them physically, emotionally, and mentally. The venture they’ve signed up for seeks to play a part in tackling the greatest challenge our world is facing today: climate change. The Youth Climate Corps (YCC) began its inaugural journey in Nelson in the summer … Continued
“Start small, grow what you like to eat, and learn as you go.” Sound advice from Chad Kile, Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook’s sustainability coordinator. In ways big and small, this branch encourages local food sustainability from the ground up. The hope for the branch, says Chad, is to encourage a local food economy. This desire was brought … Continued
Our branch could not “bee” more excited to announce that we have partnered with Moody Bee to deliver a workshop about how we can show our local pollinators some love and appreciation. Come and build a bee box for your yard and enjoy interactive family activities that will help you learn more about pollinators. At … Continued
The Friends of Lois Creek, Vahana Goats, East Kootenay Invasive Species Council (EKIS) and Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook are inviting everyone to come out and help out a herd of goats! This kid-friendly weed pulling event will help us to control a patch of invasive Spotted Knapweed threatening the ecology of the entire Lois Creek trail … Continued
Update: Hiring is complete for the 2021 YCC Kimberley/Cranbrook crew We are seeking up to eight young adults in the Kimberley/Cranbrook area interested in tackling unique local projects that address the global climate crisis and support local community priorities. From July to October 2021, crew members on the Youth Climate Corps (YCC) will earn wages … Continued