November 2018
Winter is on the way!

Fall colours on the CVWMA have been absolutely breathtaking!  Sadly, they are slowly fading as we move towards the shorter days of winter.  Although we've had a couple of minor snowfalls, we are still waiting for that morning when we awake to find the snow is here to stay for a few months.  For many outdoor enthusiasts, that prospect is exciting...for others, maybe not so much!
Pamela Sabo
Administrative Assistant to the Head of Operations
 
The Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area is a non-profit organization with federal charitable status and is still receiving donations to support the wetland, habitat and wildlife management activities.  We greatly appreciate your continued support for this amazing wetland in the way of tax-deductible donations.
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Barn Swallow Shelter
For those who have noticed the new small structure in Corn Creek Marsh, across from the Visitor Centre, and wondered what it might be...it is an alternative nesting structure for Barn Swallows! In preparation for the eventual demolition of the “Old Interpretive Centre”, we had this structure built with hopes that Barn Swallows will colonize it. Individuals of this species apparently select their nesting location in late summer, before their migration to the south. The building structure has been maximized to provide nesting spaces for several pairs...we are crossing our fingers they will use it promptly! People are welcome to have a peek through the windows, but we would like people to remain outside of the structure.
 
 
Snow Geese
This is one flock of Snow Geese that were seen around the valley last week.  There may have been more than one flock!
 
 
Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society is Hiring!
Do you want to minimize the impacts of invasive species on the ecosystems, communities, and economy of the Central Kootenay region? Do you have extensive knowledge of natural resource management, experience leading a non-profit organization, and proven fundraising experience for on-the-ground activities? Do you possess strong communication and leadership skills? If you do, then there is an exciting opportunity for you to lead the team at CKISS! See link below for information.
 
POSITION:
Executive Director,
Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society    
 
 
 
Deadline for Applications:
November 30, 2018, 4:00 p.m. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Administration Building Hours
 
Monday to Friday
 
9 am to 4 pm
(closed from 12-1)
 
The Administration Office is open year round.  Please feel free to call us at
(250) 402 6900
 
The CVWMA Trails are Open Year Round
 
 

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Creston Valley Wildlife Management Authority
PO Box 640
Creston, BC V0B 1G0

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