There’s no place like home. And for Casey Brennan, there’s nothing better than working to protect this special place we call home. After more than a decade gaining valuable experience in both the private and the international ENGO sectors, Casey is excited to jump back into working to protect wild spaces in this special part … Continued
What's in Sparwood coal mine dust?
Waste not, want not, or so the old saying goes. In other words, if you use a resource sparingly, you won’t find yourself in need. A similar sentiment can be applied to the world of waste management, where, when one produces less waste overall, one wants for less too: less new materials and products, less … Continued
“This experience meant so much to me. I enjoyed so much learning from the land, guest speakers, and leaders and being able to make my own connections. I will remember how much I learned, all the new places I saw, the amazing people I met, and how much my understanding of the area developed.” CRFS … Continued
Students squint at turkey basters and squirt water samples into ice cube trays. Others raise handheld microscopes to eye level, peering at tiny life within. Separate teams shake vials, held up to the light to see transforming colours from chemical investigations. It is a whir of activity, with worksheets clutched in hands or scattered on … Continued
The inaugural Wildsight Youth Climate Corps (YCC) Golden season has begun and we couldn’t be more excited to see this new crew diving into the work. The season kicked off August 8th with in-class learning on issues surrounding climate change with local climate expert Ingrid Liepa. The crew spent some time learning about local food … Continued
Fuelled by a deep belief that water is our most precious resource, Jim and Laura Duncan dedicated their passion, time and later careers to inspiring a love of water through science and education. The Jim and Laura Duncan Water Education Fund will create a legacy for children and youth in the Columbia Basin to learn … Continued
“To support a vendor at a Farmers Market is to support someone’s dream. They don’t just show up for fun, they put in countless hours behind the scenes and are truly passionate about what they do.”
Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook is happy to embrace the Kimberley Outdoor Learning Society’s Forest and Nature School programs as their own, effective September 2023. By taking on these programs, WSKC will be able to provide year-round youth outdoor programming.
Heat pumps are an incredibly efficient way to heat a home; they work by moving heat from one place to another, as opposed to generating their own heat. In the winter heat pumps extract heat energy from outside air (even when it is cold out) and transfer it indoors. As a result, they use much … Continued
“I looked up from the ground and realized what an incredible place I was in. From a young age, I’d always thought the alpine was the coolest thing ever, and being so fully immersed in it … felt amazing.”2023 Go Wild! Participant Will We yearn for these moments — these pauses in time where you … Continued