Click on the blue-coloured names to open the link.
East Kootenay Area:
GeoTours: GeoTour Guide for the East Kootenay British Columbia: Geology, Landscapes, Mines, Ghost Towns, Gold, Dinosaur Tracks, and Hot Springs available on the Government of British Columbia website: Overview of BC geology
Cranbrook Community Forest Society contributes to stewardship of the Cranbrook Community Forest, Cranbrook, BC
South Star Trails are recreational trails south east of Cranbrook.
Kimberley Nature Park is a recreational area adjacent to Kimberley.
Skookumchuck Prairie Important Bird and Biodiversity Area iNaturalist Project
eBird East Kootenay - recent bird sightings and links to get started birding and contributing your sightings.
Lyle Grisedale Photography - A member of the Rocky Mountain Naturalists, Lyle has gone way out in capturing some very beautiful photographs in nature.
Helga Knote's Flickr Page - A member of the Rocky Mountain Naturalists, Helga takes many photos while out on our outings and has an impressive collection here.
Kootenay Conservation Program - The KCP is a partnership of 80 organizations that work together to protect clean water, conserve important wildlife habitat and steward the land to allow for healthy, functioning ecosystems in the East and West Kootenays.
BC and Canada Area:
BC Nature - The Federation of British Columbia Naturalists remains their legal name of BC Nature, which is more easily understood by the public as a nature organization. BC Nature has always been active in the fields of conservation, education, and outdoor recreation and is the umbrella organization of all our Nature Clubs in British Columbia.
BC Nature Magazine copies are also available on the BC Nature website.
BC Nature has a Facebook page.
Nature Canada - is the oldest nature conservation charity in Canada. Over the past 75 years, Nature Canada has helped protect over 63 million acres of park and wildlife areas in Canada and countless species that depend on this habitat. Today, Nature Canada represents a network of over 45,000 members and supporters and more than 350 nature organizations across the country and with affiliates in every province.
Southern Interior Bluebird Society (SIBTS) - all about bluebirds, boxes, and nestbox monitoring in BC.
BRITISH COLUMBIA FIELD ORNITHOLOGISTS - Keen BC birders and committed ornithologists formed BCFO in 1991. Members of the Society are dedicated to the study and enjoyment of wild birds in British Columbia.
BIRDS CANADA - The mission of Birds Canada (formerly: Bird Studies Canada) is to advance the understanding, appreciation, and conservation of wild birds and their habitats, in Canada and elsewhere, through studies that engage the skills, enthusiasm, and support of its members, volunteers, and the interested public. They co-ordinate many surveys and activities for nature-philes.
Nature Kids BC - Nature Kids BC (formerly Young Naturalists Club of BC) is an exciting nature discovery and environmental action program that invites young people ages 5-12 years to discover nearby nature on Explorer Day Adventures with local experts, learn about native wildlife and plants in NatureWILD Magazine and take part in environmental actions to protect their habitat with Stewardship Projects and an Action Awards Quest.
Biodiversity of British Columbia - Find out what's new on E-Flora BC and E-Fauna BC. Read about BC Biodiversity. Learn about some citizen science in BC.
iNaturalist - where you can record what you see in nature (there's an app!), meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world.
Invasive Species Council of British Columbia - Invasive species that enter and establish in British Columbia bring harmful impacts to our environment, economy, and society. You can help to reduce their impacts