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Jumbo monitoring camps established

The environmental and ideological war named Jumbo is entering another lively phase as monitoring camps have been established in the Farnham and Jumbo drainages by members of Jumbo Wild. After call for volunteers August 15, the camps are now up … > Read More

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Grab your camera and Look Outside

Click. Share. Connect. This summer, Look Outside, an exciting new photo contest and initiative launched by Wildsight, invites everyone to grab their cameras (or their cell phones!), head outside and capture their favourite places in the Kootenays. Celebrating our connection … > Read More

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18th annual Wings Over the Rockies begins May 5

Each year the Wings Over the Rockies Bird Festival volunteer Board of Directors selects a theme to focus our presenters and event leaders and educate our participants. Our theme for 2014 is the Mystery of Migration and the Festival coincides … > Read More

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2013 – the year in pictures

2013 – PART TWO The following are images that we feel capture some of the essence of what occurred throughout the East Kootenay in 2013. Photos contained in this collection were mostly shot/arranged by Ian Cobb and Carrie Schafer of … > Read More

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2013 – the year in pictures

2013 PART ONE Once we begin digging back into the past year’s image files, it never ceases to boggle the mind how many we publish each year; thousands of ‘em. As per newspapering tradition, an annual retrospective is a must. … > Read More

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Windermere’s Peepre given Order of Canada

Windermere’s Juri Peepre, Chair of Wildsight’s Regional Board, has been recognized along with 90 other high-profile Canadians with one of the nation’s highest honours: membership in the Order of Canada. The award “recognizes a lifetime of distinguished service in or … > Read More

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Students have banner time saying why they love the mountains

December 11 was the International Day of the Mountain and Columbia Valley students celebrated by asking: Why do we love our mountains? The leadership class at David Thompson Secondary School and Wildsight Invermere partnered to find an artistic way to … > Read More

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Strong turnout for Defend our Climate rally

There was a good turnout for the Defend our Climate, Defend our Communities rally Nov. 16, with the Invermere group’s photo making it into the top 12 picks http://www.defendourclimate.ca/2013/11/12-photos-prove-today-awesome/. The Invermere rally was organized by Windermere resident Luana Gillies. Photo … > Read More

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CANFOR outlines plans during Horsethief tour

By Pat Morrow Local residents recently joined CANFOR professional foresters and biologists on a field trip along Horsethief Creek to learn more about current forest harvesting practices and the company’s development plans in the region. Members of the Public Advisory … > Read More

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Mt. Robson Centennial Climbing Camp a success

Submitted by the Conrad Kain Centennial Society A hundred years after Conrad Kain, the Alpine Club of Canada’s first mountain guide, led his intrepid clients to the top of Mt. Robson (3954 m), his feat was commemorated during a special … > Read More

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