Satellite imagery reveals new cutblocks are ‘nibbling away’ at the critical habitat of the endangered Columbia North caribou herd, widely considered to be the Kootenay-area population with the highest chance of persisting in the long term.
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We are excited to offer Columbia River Field School once again this summer! Hear from alumni Gabriella Hurst on her experience in this immersive program: How traveling the Columbia opened my eyes to what is happening in my own backyard Hello! My name is Gabriella (Ella) Hurst, and I am a 17 year old from … Continued
With the arrival of migratory birds also comes the second year of the five-year (2021-2026) Upper Columbia Swallow Habitat Enhancement Project (UCSHEP). Volunteers are being requested to help with barn and bank swallow nest monitoring, between April/May – September for barn swallows and between June – July for bank swallows. The locations of any new … Continued
Do you love physical outdoor work, have a passion for the environment and have good communication skills? Wildsight Golden is seeking one qualified person to coordinate ‘Golden’s Community Invasive Plant Program’ and to develop and deliver public education on invasive plants. This program is jointly supported by Wildsight Golden and the Town of Golden. CONTRACT … Continued
The Columbia River Field School is an immersive learning experience for students ages 15-18. Over 15 days, students travel the Columbia River by canoe while exploring important aspects of the river’s story through lessons in geography, ecology, hydrology, technology, economics, politics, history and culture. On top of this, the Field School is an opportunity for … Continued
Wildsight is seeking a Columbia Valley Conservation Coordinator to join our team. The ideal candidate is passionate about wildlife, familiar with the Columbia Valley and Kootenay Region and has experience with community engagement or advocacy. As a small team, our roles are strongly shaped by the skills and experience a successful candidate brings to the … Continued
NOTE: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED Position: Retail Coordinator & Branch Admin Assistant Deadline to apply: April 1st, 2022 Compensation: $18-20/hour Scope: Part-time – 25 hours/week Target Start Date: April 2022 Location: Fernie, BC Wildsight Elk Valley – Retail Coordinator & Branch Admin Assistant Are you a motivated person, passionate about your community and … Continued
We are looking for some more help at the Wildsight Creston Valley Branch. Learn more here. Contracts will be allocated according to fit and funding availability. Thanks for your interest!
Students in Sarah Kinsey’s Grade 2/3 class at Marysville Elementary found there’s more fun to be had outdoors than snow angels and snowmen during Winter Wonder, a Wildsight education program geared to our littlest learners. School desks were swapped for sit spots in the snow; students were surrounded by bark instead of books, trees instead … Continued
This summer brings back an engaging educational experience for teens that’s been sidelined since COVID-19 hit. Go Wild! Is a six-day adventure and outdoor leadership program for youth. With loaded backpacks and two experienced, certified wilderness guides, 14 teens will have the opportunity this July to experience the great outdoors as they may never have … Continued