We’re calling on Canada and British Columbia to protect southern mountain caribou habitat in B.C. and save our last deep-snow herds. Use our pre-written letter to add your voice to the movement. Logging has no place in the wild and globally significant forests that these iconic animals rely on.
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Boots squelch down the snowy path, a row of brightly-bundled faces scanning the surroundings as they tromp to today’s wonder-filled outdoor classroom. Wildsight educator Jill Jennings encourages the Grade 1 students to use their ‘deer ears’ to listen for sounds of wildlife, their ‘coyote noses’ to smell their surroundings, and their sharp ‘eagle eyes’ as … Continued
Do you know a conservation champion who deserves recognition for their hard work? Nominations are now open for Wildsight’s 2024 Ellen Zimmerman Award! This award recognizes an individual who works to protect nature or to inspire a love of the wild through environmental education. Golden resident Ellen Zimmerman was a tenacious champion for nature conservation … Continued
PhD candidate Gemma Cobb (Griffith University, Australia) is seeking participants for a survey to delve into your perspectives on environmental challenges and how we engage with the landscape surrounding the area known as Golden. This research aims to build a better understanding of how local overlapping land use decisions may influence the maintenance of a … Continued
Hiring is open CLOSED for the 2024 Wildsight Youth Climate Corps West Kootenay. Than you for your interest. Follow along this season on our Instagram account. Position: Climate Action Technician Contract Dates: May 6 – August 23, 2024 (with the potential to extend) Location: Nelson, with projects taking place in Salmo, Kaslo, Creston and beyond. … Continued
Position: Retail Coordinators – Local Store Deadline to apply: January 22nd, 2024 Compensation: $18-21/hour Scope: Part-time. Flexible. 8-20 hours/week Number of positions: Two Start Date: February 2023 Location: Fernie, BC NOTE: YOU MUST CURRENTLY LIVE IN OR NEAR FERNIE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION. YOU MUST BE COMMITTED TO THE COMMUNITY TO BE CONSIDERED. … Continued
In the Rocky and Columbia Mountains, we are lucky to still have enough wild, connected spaces to support grizzly bears and other large animals. But unless people like you and I defend them, they too will be lost.
On Record Ridge near the town of Rossland, British Columbia, the perfect conditions exist for a very particular plant called the mountain holly fern to grow. This fern grows in just two isolated areas in B.C., and is listed as a threatened species in Canada. The scattered, sporadic nature of its growth is in part … Continued
Submitted by Christmas Bird Count volunteers Do you enjoy watching our winter birds? If so, you should participate in this year’s Christmas Bird Count which will be held Saturday, December 30th. This fun community science project, provides us with an important snapshot of our native bird populations during the winter months. Christmas Bird … Continued
Position: Branch Administrator – Wildsight Elk Valley Branch Deadline to apply: December 5th, 2023 Compensation: $20-22/hour Scope: Part-time – 8 hours/week Target Start Date: December 2023 Duration: 1 year contract with possibility to renew Location: Fernie, BC NOTE: YOU MUST CURRENTLY LIVE IN OR NEAR FERNIE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION About Wildsight Elk Valley … Continued