Photo by Lucas Jmieff
Photo: Lucas Jmief

Simon Wiebe

Simon Wiebe

Mining Policy and Impacts Researcher

Wildsight Regional

Simon is a former mineral exploration geologist and the current Mining Policy and Impacts Researcher for Wildsight. Growing up near Invermere, he gained an appreciation for the mountains and a love of spending time in nature, whether he is hiking, trail running, fossil hunting or cross country skiing. Always curious, he enjoys looking closely to develop understanding and is happy to be working to protect the Columbia Valley.

Simon's work

Mining makes up one of British Columbia’s largest industries and revenue sources, but behind the profits, communities and the environment often pay the price… Read More 
Valuing world class wilderness, creating long-term balance. Some of the best-known and most-cherished National and Provincial Parks are set in the Rocky… Read More