Programs

Wildsight works collaboratively to expand protection for the Purcell region, making sure that wildlife can freely and safely roam, water runs clean and clear from… Read More 
Wildsight works to influence forestry planning and practices in our region so that both humans and nature can thrive. Wildsight works actively with all of… 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 
Take action to protect mountain caribou habitat today! Send a message to Environment Minister Catherine McKenna asking her to protect all critical mountain caribou habitat… Read More 
Imagine a magical and majestic mountain setting with towering peaks, lush forests and pristine lakes teeming with fish. A place where ancient trees preside over… Read More 
The Jumbo Valley, located deep in the wilds of British Columbia’s Purcell Mountains, has long been revered for its spiritual significance and beauty. To… Read More 
“One of the most precious things on a world scale...is the Columbia River Wetlands.” Robert Bateman The Columbia Wetlands are one of the world… Read More 
It’s no secret that change and education go hand in hand. Our children are the future stewards of the planet. The goals of our… Read More 
In Beyond Recycling, students embark on a rich 24-week investigation into the impact of their lifestyles—energy, waste and consumption—to discover how their… Read More 
"Water is our most precious resource. Everyone in the Basin should know where their water comes from, where it goes after they use it, and… Read More 
In the Kootenays, we live in an endless playground surrounded by mountains, rivers, lakes and trees. Go Wild challenges youth 14-18 on six-day… Read More 
Introducing…ecosystems! Classroom With Outdoors offers B.C.-curriculum-based outdoor education to promote healthy, hands-on learning through exciting and engaging activities. Our knowledgeable… Read More 
Request your program here. Little people love winter! What a great way to deepen the love primary students have for the outdoors. Winter Wonder programs… Read More 
APPLICATIONS FOR 2019-20 ECOSTEWARD PROGRAMS ARE NOW OPEN! TELL US WHY YOU THINK YOUR CLASS WOULD BE A GREAT FIT FOR AN ECOSTEWARDS PROJECT… Read More 
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR. PLEASE FILL OUT THIS FORM TO LET US KNOW WHY YOU THINK YOUR CLASS WOULD BE… Read More 
PADDLE, LEARN, AND EARN 4 CREDITS – August 15 - 28 History | Culture | Water | Energy | Environment A 4-credit, multidisciplinary Board/Authority Approved Course (BAA) and… Read More 
The East Kootenays is home to many fruit trees. When the fruit is left to fall off the tree and rot, it attracts local… Read More 
The issues and challenges presented by a changing climate can be overwhelming. But that's why it's even more imperative to take an action… Read More 
At the Community EcoGarden Since 2003, the Community EcoGarden in Fernie, BC has provided gardening opportunities and community education through sustainable organic projects. Inspired by… Read More 
Keeping Food Real aims to support the citizens and communities of the Elk Valley in growing their own food by providing online cold climate… Read More 
  When - Thursdays, 5-7:30 pm, June 20 - September 19, 2019 Where - Downtown Kimberley, on Howard Street  Fresh food from local farmers… Read More 
Kimberley's Community Garden is an edible community garden based on sharing knowledge, ideas, tasks and food. There are no allotted plots and anyone is… Read More 
You Can Compost At Home (PDF… Read More 
The Creston Valley is located in southeastern British-Columbia. It stretches from Kootenay Lake to the USA border and is flanked in the East and… Read More 
Keeping Food Real is pleased to introduce their upcoming and exciting workshops. Workshops can be registered for through the College of the Rockies Fernie Campus… Read More 

Canada's Southern Rocky and Purcell Mountains are a vital part of North America’s most intact and important wildlife corridors. The mountain ranges form…Read More 
Conditions for life are tough high on the alpine ridges and in the subalpine valleys of the Rocky Mountains, with bitter winter cold, dry summers…Read More 
In our last big update on Jumbo we told you we were going back to court. Now, we are thrilled to share with you a big win for Jumbo Valley! In short: After years of court cases and appeals, the B.C. Court of Appeal ruled that Glacier Resort’s environmental certificate has expired and they cannot prRead More 
KIMBERLEY, August 6, 2019 After a court decision, Jumbo Glacier Resort no longer has a valid environmental certificate and the resort cannot be built until re-assessed.Read More 
The Columbia Wetlands Waterbird Survey recently wrapped up its spring surveys when we had 95 volunteers count 25,496 birds were counted over the three…Read More 
The Kimberley Cranbrook branch has joined forces with Black Dog Cycle & Ski in Kimberley for our E-Bike Raffle Fundraiser. Only 500 tickets are…Read More 
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