Our work

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 
Ancient cedar-hemlock hangs above thickets of lush ferns and sprawling devil's club. A plethora of rare lichens and mosses shade the rich soils… Read more 
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 
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 
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 
Mountain caribou are one of the most endangered mammals in North America. All of the world’s remaining mountain caribou live in the mountains of… Read more 
Jumbo will be wild forever! The Jumbo Glacier Resort was a year-round ski resort proposed in the Jumbo Valley in the heart of BC… Read more 
Canada’s Southern Rockies is one of the most important landscapes in North America for wildlife. The Elk Valley provides a critical wildlife passageway. It… 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 
Populations of birds that catch insects while flying have been declining for decades. Conservation actions must be put into place to help halt and reverse this trend. 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 
Keeping the wild in sight: Our nature-based curriculum for Kindergarten to Grade 7. Read more 
Applications for fall programs are now closed. Spring program intake opens March 15th, 2024 EcoStewards offers an excellent opportunity to showcase how environmental education can… Read more 
Fall Program Requests are now closed. Spring Program intake begins March 15th. Classroom With Outdoors offers B.C.-curriculum-based outdoor education to promote healthy… Read more 
  In Beyond Recycling, grade 5 and 6 students embark on a rich 24-week investigation into the impact of their lifestyles—energy, waste and… Read more 
Teach The Columbia is a curriculum package meant to help educators engage their students with many dimensions of the Columbia River watershed — past, present, and… Read more 
What a great way to deepen the love primary students have for the outdoors. Winter Wonder programs are outdoor, winter ecology field studies — real experiences — that take primary classes outside to learn something new. Read more 
Six days backpacking the Kootenay backcountry. Learn to be a leader, connect to the landscape, and leave with a love of the mountains that will last a lifetime. Read more 
The Columbia River Field School is an extraordinary learning experience for youth ages 15-18. Over 15 days, you can paddle the Columbia River, sleep under starry skies, have fun, make friends, engage in the stories of this river, and learn about yourself along the way. Read more 

Meadowbrook Education

Kimberley Cranbrook Branch
Through grade-specific programs linked to learning outcomes in BC's new curriculum, and a variety of interactive teaching methods including props, games, and local examples, we seek to foster a curiosity in nature. Read more 
Wildsight’s Youth Climate Corps exists to connect, inspire and empower young adults interested in making a difference for the greatest challenge of this generation: the climate crisis. Read more 
With a growing network of electric vehicle charge stations and increased battery, driving an electric vehicle is now a real option in the Columbia Valley. Spark is the first fully 100% electric vehicle share program in rural Canada Read more 

Kimberley Farmers' Market

Kimberley Cranbrook Branch
Fresh food from local farmers and food producers, crafts from local artisans, live music and delicious food are all served up in downtown Kimberley every week during the summer season! Read more 

Kimberley Community Garden

Kimberley Cranbrook Branch
The Kimberley Community Garden is a demonstration garden designed to share the knowledge and skills needed to empower you to grow food in your own backyard. Read more 

Community EcoGarden

Elk Valley Branch
Since 2003, the Community EcoGarden in Fernie, BC has provided gardening opportunities and community education through sustainable organic projects. Inspired by permaculture principles, the garden enables members to utilize individual garden plots to grow and harvest flowers and vegetables. Read more 

Keeping Food Real

Elk Valley Branch
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 

Local Store

Elk Valley Branch
Local provides a framework for farmers and local food producers to sell their products and customers to access local food. Local farmers and food producers will sell products online and in-store, delivering products regularly to fulfill orders. Read more 

Seed Library

Elk Valley Branch
Our 2024 Seedy Saturday event is taking place on February 24!  OUR COLD CLIMATE SEED LIBRARY Wildsight Elk Valley Branch’s Community EcoGarden has… Read more 

Evergreens Farm

Elk Valley Branch
Since 2003, the Community EcoGarden in Fernie, BC has provided gardening opportunities and community education through sustainable organic projects. Inspired by permaculture principles, the garden enables members to utilize individual garden plots to grow and harvest flowers and vegetables. Read more 

Backyard Farmers Project

Kimberley Cranbrook Branch
We are thrilled to be on this growing journey with our partner, Healthy Kimberley Food Recovery Depot, to increase the capacity for food distribution in Kimberley. The ultimate purpose of the project will be to raise the bar on food security issues and produce sustainable food from the ground up. Read more 

Camp Odyssey

Kimberley Cranbrook Branch
Your child will be outdoors the entire day, much of that time on the move exploring. Hiking and nature exploration is the focus of this camp, but there will be plenty of time for free play and creativity. Read more 
Get Wild’s mission is to inspire youth to connect with our community and nature through fun inclusive outdoor activities. This program is for those parents who want their children to be outside and come home stoked, dirty and happy. Read more 

Forest and Nature School

Kimberley Cranbrook Branch
We are happy to welcome the Kimberley Outdoor Learning Society’s Forest & Nature School programs as our own, effective September 2023. Read more 
The Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep of the Columbia Valley  The Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep is the largest wild sheep inhabiting North America, with the… Read more 

Creston Valley Green Map

Creston Valley Branch
The Creston Valley is in the traditional unceeded territory of the Yaqan Nukiy people, of the Ktunaxa Nation. The Creston Valley is located in southeastern… Read more 

Creston Valley Bird Festival

Creston Valley Branch
Our Mission: The Creston Valley Bird Festival exists to foster awareness of birds and their habitats in the Creston Valley. Where the Birds Are: … Read more 

Toad Watch

Revelstoke Branch
A volunteer led identification and conservation project to help the SARA listed species Western Toad cross from their year round habitat to their breeding grounds… Read more 

We’re calling on Canada and British Columbia to protect southern mountain caribou habitat in B.C. and save our last deep-snow herds. Use our pre-written letter to add your voice to the movement. Logging has no place in the wild and globally significant forests that these iconic animals rely on.Read more 
NWP Coal Canada is forging ahead with its plans to build a new metallurgical coal mine in British Columbia’s Elk Valley, a region already plagued with the fallout from an international water pollution crisis. Read more 
Boots squelch down the snowy path, a row of brightly-bundled faces scanning the surroundings as they tromp to today's wonder-filled outdoor classroom…Read more 
Do you know a conservation champion who deserves recognition for their hard work? Nominations are now open for Wildsight's 2024 Ellen Zimmerman Award! This…Read more 
How can one person make a difference to the climate crisis? For Kaslo resident Kenya Blouin, the answer lies in bringing sustainability and climate solutions…Read more 
Over the past two months, more than 1,400 people have contacted the provincial Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) to voice their concern that the proposed…Read more 
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