This week’s wrap-up features articles by William Yardley, Andrea Thompson, Emma Gilchrist, Jon Gertner and a great video from Accelerate Kootenay.
Students Go Beyond Recycling For The Future Of Our Planet
This school year, 13 classes from around the Columbia Basin joined Wildsight educators on a 24 week Beyond Recycling investigation into the impact of their lifestyles—energy, waste and consumption—to discover how their everyday actions affect the health of the planet and how they can be agents of positive change. “In Beyond Recycling, students spend 24 … Continued
This week’s wrap-up features articles by CBC News, Judith D Schwartz, a video from Anjali Appadurai, a trailer for The Messenger documentary, and our own Joh Bergenske gets interviewed by the Revelstoke Mountaineer.
After last week’s announcement of 13 DC fast charging stations for electric cars in the Columbia Basin, there has never been a better time to get off gas and go electric. With more than a dozen level II chargers already available in the Kootenays and 40 more on the way, the first of the new … Continued
Spring is unmistakably in the air again and that familiar desire to get out on the water has returned too. But before we grab our gear and vessels and head out on the open water, now is a perfect time to remind ourselves, even if we are self-propelled, to be careful to protect birds and … Continued
Does Invermere need a recreation access management plan? Does it matter how many trails there are in the backcountry? What can we do to ensure nature is left intact for future generations? Pat Morrow has assembled a collection of photos of environmental degradation caused by motorized recreation right in our backyard, volunteer cleanups of the … Continued
This week’s wrap-up features articles by Tim Burkhart, Pieta Woolley, Damien Gillis, Andrew Gage and Dave Quinn.
Feeding elk has been promoted as helpful and even necessary during this snowy winter in the East Kootenay. But is feeding elk really best for the animals? Experienced wildlife biologists have repeatedly argued that feeding elk can do more harm than good, even in harsh winters. The facts don’t support the assertions that we have … Continued
As a precursor to a Conrad Kain centered evening at the Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook AGM, the Rocky Mountain Naturalists will be leading an easy 2 hour hike to the final resting place of Kain and his wife. On Saturday April 1st starting at 1PM a $2 fee will get you a look at native plants … Continued
The province’s announcement of a new wildlife management agency raises more questions than it answers. Bill Bennett’s interpretation, reported in the press recently, threatens to take environmental management out of the hands of wildlife biologists and the public. Wildlife has strong intrinsic value to British Columbians and shouldn’t be managed for the benefit of any … Continued