November 5, 2013 Kimberley, BC – Wildsight is applauding the BC government’s commitment to reforming the antiquated Water Act, but cautions that the protection of water must guarantee environmental flows for fish, wildlife and sustainable communities. “Our current 104-year old Water Act fails to protect water for healthy communities, fish, and wildlife”, says Ryan van … Continued
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The Creston Valley Bird Fest, held on May 10th and 11th, 2013, will be a major event for naturalists and nature lovers from Western Canada, the Pacific NW and further afield. Birding is one of the fastest growing recreational activities in the world. The Creston Valley Bird Fest celebrates the remarkable avian diversity of this … Continued
Federal Coal Block in Flathead not included in B.C. mining ban B.C.’s Flathead River Valley is still open to mountain top removal coal mining and coalbed methane development because a federal coal block is not included in a provincial ban on energy and mining development, conservation groups warned today. “The Flathead is not protected from … Continued
This summer was my first full summer as a first time home owner and consequently my first summer as a first time gardener! I have dipped my not-so-green fingers into house plants and kitchen herbs with really dismal results so my expectations for my first outdoor garden were really low. In late winter/early spring I … Continued
I have had the pleasure of joining a garden tour. While looking at how different everyone decorated their relaxing backyard space with a touch of refreshing water, a bath for birds, an attractive outdoor cooking oven, and vibrant flowers and then incorporated fresh picked berries into an ever so delicious cake, it made me realize … Continued