July/August 2016
Check out the job posting for Education and Communication Coordinator (Maternity Leave) as well as all the amazing August events...including a visit from the Royal BC Museum's travelling Species at Risk display.
 
Happy Summer!
 
Carla Ahern
Director of Communications, Stewardship and Education
 
Job Posting - Education and Communication Coordinator (Maternity Leave)
 
The Creston Valley Wildlife Management Authority is looking for an energetic and dedicated individual to fill the Education and Communication Coordinator position for one year (maternity leave).
 
As a member of the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area (CVWMA) Team, you will be responsible for the operation of the Wildlife Interpretation Centre, the delivery of communications, and promoting the CVWMA.
 
Visit our website for the full job description
 
Closing deadline: August 10th, 2016 - 4:30 p.m. PDT
 
If you're interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and résumé for confidential consideration to the attention of:
 
Marc-André Beaucher, Head of Operations
Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area
Email: resumes@crestonwildlife.ca
 
Royal BC Museum - Species at Risk Travelling Exhibit Coming to the Wildlife Centre July 25-27
 
The Royal BC Museum's Species at Risk travelling exhibit is coming to the Wildlife Centre July 25-27.
 
BC is known for its spectacular nature, but there is little awareness of the many species under threat.  A hands on program, Species at Risk, from the new travelling exhibit from the Royal BC Musuem, looks at why certain species are at risk, what their loss could mean and how you can help.
 
For more information visit the Royal BC Museum website
 
Events in August
 
Nature Movie Nights
(Thursdays in August)Article Image
 
We will screen a nature/wildlife related movie in the Wildlife Centre theatre...a different movies each time and appealing to all ages.  We will have popcorn!
 
August 4: The Lorax
August 11: DisneyNature: Bears
August 18: WALL-E
August 25: Hoot
 
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Cost: $2 per person
 
Dowmload the poster here
 
August 5 & 19 - Evening Prowl
(Friday)
 
Join us as we prowl around the wetland in search of nighttime activity...from bats to bugs to birds, who know what you might see!  Please bring a flashlight.  We will be walking the Marsh Trail Loop (3km).

Time: 8 pm - 10 pm
Cost: $5 per person
 
August 13 - Sunrise Paddle
(Saturday)
 
Glide through the ponds and channels in the early morning light on a Naturalist guided canoe tour. Watch the wetland come alive!
 
Time: 7 am to 9 am
Cost: $12; Free for Members

August 21 - Bird House and/or Feeder Building Workshop
(Sunday)
 
Come and build a bird house and/or feeder that you can proudly display outside.  You must pre-register for this event.  Call (250) 402 6908
 
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm
Cost: $15 per house/feeder
 
Bear Fair - August 20th at Wildlife Centre
 
There will be a Bear Fair at the Wildlife Centre on Saturday August 20th.  Michael Proctor, Grizzly Bear researcher, will be on site to deliver presentations and information; Conservation Officers will demo bear spray usage; WildSafe BC will have a booth with great inforamtion and there will be an electric fencing demo...plus kids games, concession and more!
 
Stayed tuned to our Facebook page and webite as details develop!
Wildlife Centre Hours
 
May 9 - June 25
(Monday to Saturday)
 
June 26 - September 3
(7 days a week)
 
September 6 - October 1
(Tuesday to Saturday)
 
Open 9 am to 4 pm
 
Trails are open 24/7
 
Last Day for Canoe Tours is September 3rd
 
If you are interested in getting out on one of our guided canoe tours, you have until September 3rd to do so!  We offer the tours, which last one hour, 4 times daily when open (@ 9:30, 10:30, 1 and 2).  We recommend booking ahead to ensure availability!  Call us at (250) 402 6908.

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Address postal inquiries to:
Creston Valley Wildlife Management Authority
PO Box 640
Creston, BC V0B 1G0

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