Columbia Valley Wild Nature Tours

Wild Nature Tours are guided hikes and walk. Each week is a different theme, location and guide!

Explore the wonders of the Columbia Valley with Wild Nature Tours, guided outdoor excursions for all ages and abilities, hosted by Wildsight Invermere.

Wild Natures Tours run weekly from June 25 – August 27, and offer participants of all ages and abilities the chance to get active outside and appreciate our surroundings. Tours will range in difficulty from family friendly to more physically challenging, and focus on a variety of topics including nature interpretation, native and invasive plant species, and birding.

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Types of Experiences and Trips Provided

2016 Tours:

Jun. 25: Flycatchers to Nutcrakers: A Birding Adventure, with Cam Gillies

Jul. 9: Fairmont Family Walk, with Kim Urbaniak

Jul. 22: Wetland Wonders, with Suzanne Bayley

Jul. 29: Sense of Place, with Carol Patterson

Aug. 6: Wild Food and Medicinal Plants, with Kalista Pruden

Aug. 12: Grasslands: A Precious Ecosystem, with Gail Berg

Aug. 20: Animal Tracks and Signs, with Kalista Pruden

Aug. 27: Hike to Jumbo Pass, with Mike Baker

Local Knowledge & Certifications/Training

For locals and visitors alike, a guided hike is a great opportunity to head off the beaten path and explore quiet, hidden spaces. Our local guides include Wildsight’s environmental educator, Kim Urbaniak, international birding guide Cam Gilles, and Dr. Suzanne Bayley, Emeritus Professor of Ecology at the University of Alberta. 

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Wildsight Invermere
625 4th St
BOX 2741
Invermere, BC V0A 1K0 CA
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