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 Winter Wonder Program Today! Little people love winter! What a great way to deepen the love primary students have for the outdoors. Winter… 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 are now closed for the 2019-20 school year. Successful candidates will be notified by September 18th. Every school year is a journey. Nature… Read More 
PADDLE, LEARN, AND EARN 4 CREDITS – Summer 2020 History | Culture | Water | Energy | Environment The Columbia River Field School is an immersive two-week learning… 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 

But there’s also hope

December 6, 2019
We need your help to protect our wildlife, water, plants and the wild spaces that support them.Read More 
Are you great at taking on diverse roles? Would you excel at coordinating the Kimberley Farmers’ Market, Apple Capture Project, and building new and exciting…Read More 
It is the season when forest companies are burning wood wasted in forestry operations and, in many cases, this means smoke in our communities. Wood…Read More 
Wildsight Creston Valley (WCV) is a local society linked to the larger regional environmental organization Wildsight. Wildsight Creston Valley is affiliated with four other branches…Read More 
Old growth forests in the Kootenays are at risk. The time to act is now. Tell BC to end the logging of old growth forests…Read More 

Stand up for wolverines!

November 15, 2019
Wolverines are an icon of the wild. These wide ranging, wily critters are known for climbing the steepest peaks and travelling long distances across rugged landscapes. But in southern British Columbia they face even tougher conditions: roads have been cut through their habitat, uncontrolled recreatiRead More 
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