Long-time Wildsight volunteer Baiba Morrow has stepped down as president of the Invermere Wildsight branch after 14 years of service to the organization. And while she is still involved with several passion projects at the branch, we’d like to pause and acknowledge Baiba for her years of dedication, commitment and service to protect our natural … Continued
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Join us at a rally for old growth on the provincial day of action, Sept 28th.
In Nelson at MLA Brittny Anderson’s office or in Revelstoke.
There’s no place like home. And for Casey Brennan, there’s nothing better than working to protect this special place we call home. After more than a decade gaining valuable experience in both the private and the international ENGO sectors, Casey is excited to jump back into working to protect wild spaces in this special part … Continued
Fuelled by a deep belief that water is our most precious resource, Jim and Laura Duncan dedicated their passion, time and later careers to inspiring a love of water through science and education. The Jim and Laura Duncan Water Education Fund will create a legacy for children and youth in the Columbia Basin to learn … Continued
In late July, a fledgling bank swallow emerges from its burrow in a steep cliff alongside the Columbia Wetlands. Shortly after it first takes flight, likely within days or weeks, this young swallow will begin a journey that could take it as far south as Chile for the winter.
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
If you fly over British Columbia, the most acute problem affecting our forests becomes alarmingly clear; it’s not just Fairy Creek, old growth logging or clearcutting, it’s the astonishing rate of logging that is happening due to the provincially set Annual Allowable Cut. This rate of cut threatens the viability of our province’s biodiversity, our … Continued
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I’m standing at the edge of a clearcut where a towering ancient cedar and hemlock rainforest used to be. One giant cedar tree remains in the middle, a lonely monument holding the memories of creatures who used to call this place home. Only a year ago, this clearcut was a forest full of life.
Local opportunity to deepen Indigenous knowledge and understanding After a successful pilot program offered to nearly 4,000 people, the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN), in partnership with 40 organizations including Wildsight, has opened early bird registration for a new year-long learning opportunity starting this fall. This will bring together 10 Indigenous presenters who will … Continued