nature tours

Event Date: 
Repeats every day 1 times. Also includes Tue Aug 13 2019.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Time: 
6:00pm - 8:30pm

Wildsight members $20 / Nonmembers $30 (cost includes lifetime Wildsight membership)

Take a hike in the Mt. Fernie Provincial Park and use your senses to forage in the forest for food, medicinal plants, and inspiration for technology. This tour is either led by naturalist Lee-Anne Walker or Mary Cosman. Please meet at the Wildsight Elk Valley office at 891 2nd Avenue. Arrive 15 minutes early please and wear appropriate footwear and clothing. We recommend that you bring water, a snack, and a camera and writing pad.

Event Date: 
Sunday, July 8, 2018
Time: 
10:30am - 4:30pm

On Sunday, July 8th , Fernie Alpine Resort will say ‘Thank You’ to our local communities by offering a FREE lift access to the residents of Fernie, Elko, Elkford, Jaffray, Sparwood and all residents living in the Elk Valley, as part of the annual Community Appreciation Day.

Special offers to locals include:

Event Date: 
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Time: 
5:30pm - 8:30pm

Take a hike in the park and learn to identify native wildflowers! While you're there use your senses to forage for food, medicinal plants, and inspiration for technology. 

Lee-Anne Walker will lead you in this fun and delicious evening of plant and flower identification as well as guide you in how what is naturally available helps keep us healthy. 

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Time: 
5:30pm - 8:30pm

Wildsight Members $20 / Non-members $30

Discover forest fungus and learn which ones are tasty, deadly and essential to forest health. This workshop is part of our Wild Nature Workshops Summer Series. For more info call 250-423-3322 or email elkvalley@wildsight.ca.

The hiking program at Fernie Alpine Resort is becoming more and more popular these days, with the recent addition of Nature Bob’s Interpretive Centre, guided nature hikes, and specialty hikes (focusing on fossils, wildflowers, or trees).