Kimberley – B.C. groups are releasing new evidence of ongoing logging and pending cut permits in proposed old growth deferral areas in the province. Images and documentation can be accessed here and here. Conservation North, Sierra Club BC, Stand.earth, Wilderness Committee, and Wildsight are calling on the province to immediately issue deferral orders for ongoing and planned logging … Continued
The Secret's Out!
Our 2022 on-line AGM went very well. It was well attended and we gained 5 new board members to join our remaining 6. The evening started with a slide show introducing all our programs, then the well presented financial reporting, and ended with the acclamation of our slate of board members. If you missed the … Continued
Swallows and other populations of birds that catch insects while flying are on the decline. But you can help protect these vulnerable species. Bank swallows, which have been reduced to 2% of their population in Canada in a recent 40 year period, are extremely vulnerable and require immediate conservation action. Barn Swallows have similarly faced … Continued
We’re pleased to learn there is a new local independent movement that is working to draw attention to the unique British Columbia inland temperate rainforest ecosystem. The movement (called Stand With Us) is hopeful that people will start, or continue, to have serious thoughts and discussions over the future of this unique and rare ecosystem. … Continued
If you missed our workshop on our new curriculum, Teach the Columbia, not to worry — we have it right here for you! Feel free to share with other educators who have an interest in using this curriculum too: If you want to stay informed on curriculum updates, news, events and more, subscribe to our … Continued
Living in the Kootenays means we know snow. We shovel it, watch it, talk about it, play in it, and then shovel it some more. Students at Kimberley’s Selkirk Secondary School added another layer to their winter’s snow experience when they studied the science behind the fluffy flakes, and gained a deeper understanding, and appreciation, … Continued
Wildsight’s Youth Climate Corps (YCC) is looking for young adults interested in taking direct action to tackle the global climate crisis and support local community needs, all while getting paid to do so. Starting this May, crew members in Kimberley/Cranbrook will address solutions to the climate emergency, with skills and certifications to combat climate change … Continued
Our race against the clock to halt and reverse the climate and biodiversity crises challenges us to be innovative — and for 35 years the Wildsight model has proven unique and effective. We are pleased to share our achievements and impacts of the last year made possible with your support.
The Island restaurant is Wildsight Golden’s April climate champion. The Island was chosen because of the several initiatives by owners Aaron and Petra in order to reduce their carbon footprint/ecological impact. Some of the things the Island has been doing to reduce their impact on the environment and climate include not using plastic bags (both for its … Continued
Did you miss our AGM? Or just wanting to feel inspired today? Watch the incredible work underway at Wildsight over the past year, including updates from our Conservation, Education and Youth Climate Corps teams, as well as all six branches! Be sure to read our Annual Report too!