KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR: Kirk Mauthner How are you connected with Wildsight? As an internationally certified mountain guide, I’m very happy to be able to spend a lot of time – year round – out in our beautiful backcountry. Over the decades I’ve also come to witness some of the effects, changes and impacts that we people … Continued
Safer communities through saved forests
You are invited to join a vibrant team and help Wildsight Invermere fulfill its vision and mission! Wildsight Invermere is looking for dedicated volunteers to join our Board of Directors and Committees. Are you energetic, engaged, inspired, and passionate? If so, check out the details below and email firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15th. We need you!
We all know that we need to make significant reductions in our carbon emissions to avoid catastrophic climate change. BC’s Climate Leadership Team has made a set of recommendations to government that would put us on a long term path to some emissions reductions, but it’s not enough – we need real action now. Christy Clark … Continued
When I decided to spend last July exploring the world of Mountain Caribou in northeastern Washington and the interior of British Columbia, I thought I understood the basics of the challenges this beautiful creature is facing in the modern world.
We are so thrilled to share this morning’s breaking news: the Ktunaxa Nation were successful in their bid to bring the fight to keep Qat’muk (Jumbo) wild to the Supreme Court of Canada! Join us in celebration and in thanking the Ktunaxa Nation for all their incredible efforts!
Thank you all, our supporters, funders, partners, members, volunteers and friends for an amazing year. Together, we got kids outside connecting with nature, we trained people to monitor their water, we held farmers’ markets and film festivals, and kept the Jumbo Valley wild for another year! Read about everything we accomplished together here in our … Continued
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOUR: Roslyn Johnson Taking it to the Next Level After moving to the Columbia Valley in 2013 to work with The Nature Conservancy of Canada, Roslyn recognized that Wildsight “is an organization that knows how to get things done” and embarked on learning more about what we do. Keep your eyes peeled to see what Roslyn gets up to in the … Continued
Recently, BC Timber Sales forwarded a referral to Wildsight of their proposed new Integrated Pest Management Plan for the Golden Timber area. The maps attached to the plan highlight vast areas potentially proposed for pesticide treatment, extending throughout the Golden area. Over the past few years, one chemical in particular has come under global scrutiny … Continued
On March 10, President Obama will hold a State Dinner at the White House for Prime Minister Trudeau, the first time such an event has been held for a Canadian leader in 19 years. In an open letter issued today, conservation groups from both sides of the border are calling on the leaders to use … Continued
Text by Jeff Pew. Originally published in Go Kimberley’s Winter 2016 issue. Re-published with permission. Keep Taking the Worst Road. “When you come to a fork, keep taking the worst road,” she says over the phone, directing me to Muskrat Ranch, her off-grid 80-acre homestead on the fringe of the Purcell Mountains. “We can meet anytime … Continued