nature

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, September 26, 2021
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The Elk River is an iconic ribbon of life essential to the Elk Valley, and after this hot dry summer it’s been heavily used by people. Unfortunately, where we are, trash seems to follow. This year, the Elk River Alliance (ERA) asks residents to celebrate World Rivers Day by giving back to our “ribbon of blue” and collecting shoreline trash.

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, April 22, 2021
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More details to come.

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, April 10, 2021
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10:00am - 1:00pm

If you’re passionate about seed saving and want to learn more, this is for you! Meet with members of Wildsight Elk Valley's Cold Climate Seed Library for seed saving tips, how-to videos and a Q&A session.

Join Zoom Meeting
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As we start to collectively sway back into equilibrium, we should take a moment to note the things that we lost, and the things that we learned. How do we prevent our ecosystems from getting out of balance in the future? What are our keystone species? What have we done with our wolves?

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, April 24, 2021

With the largest civic observance in the world, Earth Day attracts over 1 billion people yearly who are dedicated to furthering climate action. At the Fernie Heritage Library they are some of those people. This year they are partnering with Wildsight, with help from Fernie Home Hardware and the Fernie Fix for a (COVID-19 responsible) Pick Up For A Plant And Our Planet clean up day on Saturday April 24th.

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, November 8, 2020
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5:00pm

A fun night of painting to raise money for Spruce!

Tables will be sold as a whole. Groups of 4 or 6 available.

They will follow covid laws in the pub and social distancing. Please message me to buy a table and payment details. All tables must be paid in full in advance.

TABLE OF 4
TABLE OF 4
TABLE OF 4
TABLE OF 4-SOLD
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TABLE OF 6-SOLD
TABLE OF 6-SOLD

Call the Pub at 250-423-6871 to register.

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, February 29, 2020
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6:00pm - 9:00pm

Come learn what the Elk River Alliance has been up to lately, and what THEY have in store for 2020!

They are meeting at the Fernie Nordic Warming Hut for a social ski from 6:00 to 7:00PM, and then hosting the AGM from 7:30 to 8:30PM. Bring a potluck snack to share!

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, February 2, 2020
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2:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn to identify tracks and scat of winter wildlife. Read the stories in the snow about what activity is going on in your own backyard.

Wild Nature Tours are led by local naturalists with all proceeds being returned to environmental education programming.

Cost is $40 for nonmembers (includes lifetime Wildsight membership) and $30 for current Wildsight members. Sign up online.

Event Date(s): 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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7:00pm - 8:30pm

Chasing a Trace follows biologist Mirjam Barrueto into the alpine of the Columbia Mountains as she searches for signs of the wily wolverine. A tenacious scientist and an endurance athlete, Barrueto is the perfect person to track the wide-ranging mammals. Award-winning filmmaker Leanne Allison takes you deep into British Columbia’s mountains and into the world of a federally listed Species of Concern.

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, September 14, 2019
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9:00am - 4:00pm

Join the Elk River Alliance for a hands-on workshop where you will learn how to better manage stormwater on your property, including rainwater harvest, rain garden construction, and so much more!

The workshop will be hosted on September 14th from 9am to 4pm. Register at College of the Rockies - the workshop is being subsidized and now will be FREE for Elk Valley residents!