Global Climate Strike Show up, support climate action! Join us on Friday, September 24th from 11AM to 1PM at Cenotaph Park in Downtown Invermere for a day of global action against climate change! Put your marching boots on, bring your signs and placards, and come out to support a climate resilient future for you, your … Continued
Save forests; safe communities
We are pleased to host a revelatory 2hr guided outdoor workshop to find, identify and learn about wild food in our area. Join biologist Suzie Kathol for an adventure into the forest to see what food hides there. Susie is a biologist and ecologist with experience in plants, wildlife, fungi and lichens of Western Canada. … Continued
Join Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook for a volunteer apple picking event on Saturday, September 25 from 11 am to 2 pm in Kimberley!
Join Wildsight Invermere and Lake Windermere Ambassadors for a BC Rivers Day Celebration! Our waterways are incredibly important to life as we know it, yet rivers and freshwater ecosystems are among the most at risk ecosystems on the planet. They are threatened by urbanization, pollution, industrial development, invasive species, damming, excessive water extraction and climate change. … Continued
Since 1980, thousands of British Columbians have celebrated BC Rivers Day on the fourth Sunday of September each year, making it Canada’s largest river appreciation event. These independently hosted events throughout the province celebrate and build public awareness for British Columbia’s waterways. Our home in Golden is placed strategically on two rivers with Heritage Status. … Continued
Please join us for the seventh of a series of nature walks this year. These walks are family friendly and will explore various trails and habitats in the Creston Valley. Come out to learn about the ecology of the Creston Valley and have fun! Please sign up in advance for this free event. Space is … Continued
Beloved by educators and embraced by readers, The Heart of a River by Eileen Pearkes is BACK IN PRINT. This story of the Columbia River is unique. Told from the river’s perspective, it is an immersive, empathetic portrait of a once-wild river and of the Sinixt, a First People who lived on the mainstem of … Continued
Celebrate the season at the 8th annual Harvest Party taking place at the Kimberley Community Garden on Sunday, September 26. This is a great chance to enjoy a beautiful afternoon in the garden, take home the bountiful harvest, and partake in a plethora of activities.
After the relentless wildfires of this summer across BC, it’s hard to forget that many of our communities are surrounded by forests. But while risks to our communities are high, there are changes we can make to lower threats to our communities. A recent report affirmed that industrial logging has a significant impact on the … Continued
As the summer growing season comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about winterizing your garden. Join this workshop to learn about preparing and covering soil, overwinter planting, indoor growing, and more!