What does being a local mean to you? Whether you have been here for a year or 80, a special small-town spirit can always be found in the smiles passed at the farmers’ market, in connections shared in community garden soils and seed swaps. It’s in the extraordinary power of people, gathering to restore our … Continued
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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
Our race against the clock to halt and reverse the climate and biodiversity crises challenges us to be innovative — and for 35 years the Wildsight model has proven unique and effective. We are pleased to share our achievements and impacts of the last year made possible with your support.
Did you miss our AGM? Or just wanting to feel inspired today? Watch the incredible work underway at Wildsight over the past year, including updates from our Conservation, Education and Youth Climate Corps teams, as well as all six branches! Be sure to read our Annual Report too!
The Columbia River Field School is an immersive learning experience for students ages 15-18. Over 15 days, students travel the Columbia River by canoe while exploring important aspects of the river’s story through lessons in geography, ecology, hydrology, technology, economics, politics, history and culture. On top of this, the Field School is an opportunity for … Continued
Congratulations to our new Climate Champion for the month of March. Many people in our community will recognize John Manuel. John is a long time member of the Golden community, currently retired and sitting as a councillor for the Town of Golden. John was nominated and chosen as March’s climate champion because he incorporates climate … Continued
As humans for 50,000 generations we were wildlife. I cannot see our identity as humans separate from the natural world in which we emerged. Over the last 500 generations we’ve largely removed ourselves from that relationship. But it’s in there. In every single one of us. It’s in the weathered old man who wakes up … Continued
Hanako Nagoa, a lifetime resident of Golden has generously painted and donated this beautiful piece of art to Wildsight Golden to encourage you to become a member and attend our Annual General Meeting. I was lucky enough to catch Hanako and ask her some questions: 1. Tell me about your work. How long … Continued
With a new year often comes time to pause, reflect and think about the future. On January 25th, 2021 the North Columbia Environmental Society (NCES) merged with Wildsight to become Wildsight Revelstoke. For over 20 years, dedicated members of NCES advocated on behalf of countless environmental issues, building a strong foundation for the organization that … Continued
The Elk Valley is one of the most industrialized valleys in British Columbia. It is also one of the most important places in North America for wildlife connectivity. While most people are aware of the impact of forestry and mining, residential development is also a threat to key wildlife corridors and habitat. Such is the … Continued