The BC Auditor General’s audit of compliance and enforcement of the mining sector is strongly critical of the BC government’s failure to address environmental concerns in the Elk Valley. Selenium pollution has been accumulating over the past hundred years. While the problem has been recognized for well over a decade, the province’s failure to take … Continued
The Secret's Out!
Written by John Bergenske, Conservation Director, Wildsight I recently had a rare opportunity to visit the Mountain Caribou maternity pen outside Revelstoke. I was part of a small group of participants from the Columbia Mountain Institute Predator-Prey Conference privileged to visit the project. The maternity pen is a project of Revelstoke Rearing in the Wild. … Continued
Mrs. Heikkila’s Gr. 6/7 class at Rossland Summit School enjoyed getting their hands dirty while making their own Native Seed Bombs for Earth Day. The students have been participating in Beyond Recycling, our 24-week program that tackles topics such as energy, waste and consumption. Using a hands-on approach and local community expertise, the program empowers … Continued
As part of our Food Sustainability initiatives, we are excited to invite applications for the position of Kimberley Farmers’ Market Coordinator. The Kimberley Farmer’s Market was founded in 2014 and in two short years of operation has become a cornerstone of the community. Check out the full details by clicking here, Kimberley Farmers Market Coordinator Posting. … Continued
Dawn Deydey is Wildsight’s coordinator for Beyond Recycling, a action-oriented sustainability program for kids in the Columbia Basin. She won a Canadian Hometown Hero award in 2013 for all of the amazing work she does in the Elk Valley to create a thriving community based on an environmental ethic. She is a roller derby girl and … Continued
You have an important opportunity to support a proposed boating regulation limiting boats to 20 hp on the upper Columbia River, extending from Fairmont Hot Springs to Donald, excluding Lake Windermere.
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
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 email@example.com 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.