If you have been involved on the ground with the Jumbo Wild campaign, you likely know Jim Galloway. His name is synonymous with Jumbo Wild. He has been an active member since its early days. We caught up with Jim recently to hear his reflections on the 30-year battle to keep Jumbo wild.
Deadly waters: Trout population collapse below Teck coal mines
Sarah J. Osadetz has donated this gorgeous print that she will be entering in an upcoming art show to Wildsight Golden. If you want to be entered to win this print, become a lifetime member of Wildsight Golden prior to April 22. It costs $20 to become a lifetime member! To become a member, please … Continued
Wildlife in British Columbia are in desperate need of your help. • Since 2005, mountain goat populations across the Kootenay region have declined by more than 40% in most of the areas surveyed. In protected or intact areas with minimal vehicle or helicopter usage, goat populations are increasing. • Most individual bighorn sheep populations in … Continued
Paddle power and slope shredders collide for a night of fundraising fun at Salmo Ski Hill on Friday, February 21st. Ambler, the Nelson-based hat company with a heart for kids and a love of the outdoors, is hosting the event as a fundraiser for Wildsight’s Columbia River Field School. “Ambler is about encouraging people to … Continued
Dave Quinn is a well known biologist, conservationist and educator. He’s been with Wildsight for 20 years and as we celebrate our 20th year of delivering environmental education programs, we thought it would be apropos to chat with one of our longest standing educators.
Wildsight Creston Valley is pleased to announce that Melissa Flint has been appointed Project Director- Coordinator effective January 1, 2020. Melissa is well known for her work as an outdoor education specialist and permaculture consultant in the Creston Valley. Her passion to build communities that protect our environment, wildlife and water has been seen through … Continued
It’s bad news for wildlife and grasslands if the provincial government agrees to formalize dirt biking trails in Tata Creek. While uncontrolled recreation is already running rampant in this sensitive habitat, a proposal by a dirt biking association to establish official trails and manage the area is not the right direction to take. We want … Continued
Kathryn Teneese, Chair of the Ktunaxa Nation Council, sat down with Wildsight this week to talk about what the future holds for the Qat’muk area, which includes the Jumbo Valley and hundreds of square kilometres of wilderness.
Happy 20th birthday to Wildsight’s Education programs! Grab a slice of cake and celebrate with us as we recognize this milestone anniversary. More than 86,000 students have participated in at least one of Wildsight’s eight different educational programs since 2000, with educators focused on getting kids out of the indoors and into the outdoors. The … Continued
Right now, the province of BC is asking the public: how should we manage our old growth forests? With as little as 5% of our forests left as old growth, step one has to be to stop logging old growth forest—and that’s a message that the government needs to hear loud and clear from British … Continued