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
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Wildsight News : Sustainable Communities
Wildsight’s Youth Climate Corps (YCC) is looking for young adults interested in taking direct action to tackle the global climate crisis and support local community needs, all while getting paid to do so. Starting this May, crew members in Kimberley/Cranbrook will address solutions to the climate emergency, with skills and certifications to combat climate change … 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.
If you missed our virtual get-together, watch the recap now. Hear directly from staff about what makes Wildsight’s Youth Climate Corps such a unique program, and listen to alumni as they share what they learned, and what they took away, from the opportunity.
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.
What is it you love about the Columbia Valley? For us, here at Wildsight, it’s the wild spaces that provide homes for wildlife and opportunities to connect with nature. As more and more people search out these places, how do we balance the needs of the natural world and the human desire for recreation? Now … Continued
A group of young adults in the West Kootenay have a few more job skills in their pockets thanks to a successful collaboration between Kootenay Career Development Society (KCDS) and Wildsight. Fresh from this successful venture, the two organizations are again teaming up this year to help young adults find employment and education in the … Continued
We watch a pair of beavers slip silently through the water. Their lodge is just below us, nestled alongside a bank of the Columbia Wetlands near Invermere, BC.
We’ve disturbed their quiet abode, but for a good cause.
This year, we’re excited to share that our Apple Capture program was, once again, a big success.
Did you miss our West Kootenay Youth Climate Corps’ webinar? Not to fret, we recorded it. Watch the fascinating panel discussion now. Community Climate Action Opportunities: Nelson Next: City of Nelson’s Climate Change Action Plan BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program Nelson at its Best Nelson at its Best is a network of organizations … Continued