If you missed our webinar on the Inland Temperate Rainforest, or want to share with those who missed the informative and visually-stunning presentation, enjoy the rerun now: If you’re inspired to take action to protect the Inland Temperate Rainforest, we invite you to send an email to BC’s Premier and Minister of Forests, asking for … Continued
Saving BC’s Forgotten Rainforest
Just before the election, John Horgan committed to implementing all 14 recommendations from the provincial old growth report. Please remind the newly formed provincial government that they must keep their promise and get to work immediately to protect old growth across the province.
The year was 2000. Dial-up internet, no smart phones. Y2K bug discredited. The prime minister was Jean Chrétien and BC’s premier was Ujjal Dosanjh. And in the East Kootenay, Elk Valley resident Lee-Anne Walker was exploring how to immerse students in environmental education. “We wanted to create an ecosystem awareness program for students to become … Continued
Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour is hitting the virtual road and heading to living rooms in Kimberley and Cranbrook.
This past Monday, Norm Allard, Community Planner for Yaqan Nukiy (Lower Kootenay Band) took us on a tour of restoration projects on the Kootenay and Goat Rivers. The floodplain and wetland restoration work holds multiple benefits for wildlife, water and community. Many people are surprised to know how much the rivers in the Creston Valley … Continued
More than a year ago, I stepped away from Wildsight for the birth of my son, Arlo. Now I’ve come back to Wildsight with a new sense of inspiration: I have never been more committed to protecting nature, to inspiring a love of the wild in our youngest generations and to make sure that when … Continued
It started as an expedition to track down the elusive mountain caribou. David Moskowitz – renowned photographer, writer and wildlife tracker – had already written about the disappearing species a few times, but had never encountered them in the wild. With some time on his hands, Moskowitz set off to look for caribou in the … Continued
Wildsight’s Graeme Lee Rowlands was one of the selected speakers in a recent TEDx series hosted by Selkirk College. Graeme is an educator, researcher, and organizer focused on the confluence of environmental, social, economic and political issues in the Columbia River Basin, including heading up Wildsight’s Columbia River Field School. Graeme also serves as coordinator of … Continued
Adorned in seasonal bling and full of fall flare, I (Lady Autumn) awaited a class full of kindergarten students to arrive at their outdoor classroom. The wonder and excitement of these little learners grew as they approached where I sat perched on a rock in an orange tutu and leafy crown. Before the program had … Continued
Wildsight Golden is working in collaboration with local recreation groups to develop a study that focuses on the intensity of recreational land use and potential cumulative effects on wildlife and their habitat along the west bench of the Columbia River in the Dogtooth Range. The objective is to develop a better understanding of our current … Continued