Position: Retail and Volunteer Coordinator – Local Store Deadline to apply: November 4th, 2023 Compensation: $18-21/hour Scope: Part-time – 20 hours/week Target Start Date: November 2023 Location: Fernie, BC NOTE: YOU MUST CURRENTLY LIVE IN OR NEAR FERNIE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION About Local Local is a community-powered local food store and social … Continued
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Position: Lead Grower – Evergreens Farm Deadline to apply: November 4th, 2023 Compensation: $20-25/hour Scope: Part-time – 20+ hours/week Target Start Date: January 2024 Location: Fernie, BC NOTE: YOU MUST CURRENTLY LIVE IN OR NEAR FERNIE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION Wildsight Elk Valley – Lead Grower – Hydroponic Container Farm Are you passionate about food, your … Continued
We welcomed our third community to the Wildsight Youth Climate Corps (YCC) roster this year with the launch of a season in Golden. But what exactly does a season look like? We’re glad you asked. Each community’s YCC program looks a little different. That’s because we tailor seasons to local needs, wants, and existing programs. … Continued
This season our West Kootenay Youth Climate Corps crew took on a unique role, becoming community ambassadors for the City of Nelson and the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) and bringing the climate conversation to the public across the region. Engaging in community conversations, showcasing projects and programs and interacting with the public through … Continued
Bank Swallows are aerial insectivores whose population has declined in Canada by between 93% and 98% in a recent 40 year period. In order to increase available breeding habitat for this at-risk species, a large substrate pile in Invermere has recently been enhanced by creating a vertical slope with the ideal friable substrate – features … Continued
On September 28, Wildsight Golden facilitated an event to correspond with the provincial day of action against old growth logging. A group of community members gathered at Golden’s Spirit Square to collectively complete a painting created by Alana Jung, a local artist. Alana broke her painting down into pieces which corresponded with a number in … Continued
Imagine flying nearly 4,000 kilometres from Mexico to sip the sap of BC’s old growth — only to arrive and find few ancient trees left. Such is the life of a Williamson’s sapsucker, a little-known woodpecker that migrates every year from the southern US and Mexico to nest in the old growth western larch and … Continued
One of our favourite education programs here at Wildsight is Beyond Recycling, a year-long learning journey that equips kids with the tools and knowledge to achieve positive environmental change in their own lives and their broader communities. Beyond Recycling brings action-oriented learning to students in grades 5–7. In collaboration with the classroom teacher, a professional … Continued
In early September, community leaders and young people came together in Burton on the banks of the West Kootenay’s Arrow Lakes Reservoir for a long weekend of intergenerational knowledge sharing and learning about the Columbia River and its management.
The U.S. Government has pledged $200 million over 20 years to support a tribe-led reintroduction of salmon to the Upper Columbia River Basin. As Wildsight’s Director of Water and Climate, Graeme Lee Rowlands, writes, the U.S. announcement could be the start of an exciting new chapter for Canada.