Wildsight opens new office

Wildsight opened their new Fernie office last week.

Fernie residents stopped by to celebrate the opening of Wildsight’s new office.

Wildsight opened their new Fernie office last week.

The organisation held a grand opening on Friday evening at the office at 891 Second Avenue.

Sharon Switzer, Wildsight Elk Valley president, said having a central location will help the team focus on a growing roster of programs and projects.

The office will be a central hub for the Elk River Alliance, Advocates for Local Living, Community Eco-Garden, Bear Aware, Flathead Wild, Citizens Concerned About Coalbed Methane and Climate Solutions.

“With so much going on, the time is right to put it all together under one roof,” Sharon said.

“This space will help bring the community together in dynamic ways to rally for responsible environmental stewardship.“

Wildsight Elk Valley office is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday.