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Give for the wild!

Good news! A generous group of donors have just stepped up to match your gift for wildlife and wild places, up to $21,000, but only until December 31.

We all need connection

“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.”Gary Snyder A generous wildlife champion, has stepped up to match your gift for grizzlies, but only until the end of the year.What’s life without connection?There’s nothing quite like the sense of connection I feel seeing a grizzly bear’s eyes on me from across an alpine meadow, the graceful leap of a mountain goat up a cliff, or the powerful gallop of a wolverine across a glacier.These difficult two years have laid bare which connections are essential for our lives. My connection to the wild and the wild creatures we’re so lucky to share this planet with is what keeps me ...

The Long Awaited End: Jumbo Glacier Municipality to Dissolve [Wildsight]

Eight years ago, I was standing with a crowd of about 100 people in Radium protesting the inaugural meeting of the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality (JGMRM). Having a crowd of 100 people show up for a Jumbo Wild rally wasn’t unique; in fact, it was on the small side for our rallies. But having 100 people show up mid-day on a Tuesday?

A bear’s life

The fight for Jumbo was always about more than just stopping a ski resort.

Because the grizzlies need you

Update: From now until the end of the year, one of our generous donors has offered to match your donations, up to $5000. That means that your gift to protect grizzly bears will be doubled! Give now and double your impact!I want to thank you for everything you’ve done over the years to keep Jumbo Wild: the petition signatures, bumper stickers, donations, signs, film screenings, letters and support. This fight has always been about coming together as a community - and it’s because of you that the fight is being won.But we still need your help. Will you give $30 today to make sure the Jumbo Valley is connected to critical grizzly bear ...

On Patagonia’s Cleanest Line: Sacred Spaces and Wild Places

Read our latest on Patagonia's Cleanest Line blog: Sacred Spaces and Wild PlacesPhoto by Douglas Noblet

In Solidarity with the Ktunaxa Nation: Film Screening in Ottawa, Nov. 30

For decades, skiers, riders, alpinists, conservationists, and First Nations have fought a proposed large-scale ski resort deep in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia. After 25 years of opposition, what more will it take to keep Jumbo wild for good?A Patagonia film made by Sweetgrass Productions, this feature length documentary film gets to the heart of the Jumbo issues.On December 1, the Ktunaxa Nation will be heard in the Supreme Court of Canada in their fight to keep Jumbo/Qat’muk wild. Join us as we stand in solidarity with them.Watch the trailer here.Details: Where: Canadian Museum of Nature (details here) When: ...