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I Love Jumbo Wild: David Reid

Born and raised in Portland, David Reid’s background in environmental work and dispute resolution led him to Nelson in 2009. David has been the Executive Director of the Nelson-based West Kootenay EcoSociety for the past 7 years. This week is David’s last week with the EcoSociety, and with this profile, we send our sincere thanks to David for all he has done for the Jumbo Wild campaign over the years. We will miss you, David! Robyn Duncan: When did you first hear about the Jumbo Glacier Resort?David Reid: I first heard about it from one of my classmates in Victoria. When I told her I was moving to Nelson, she said, “Oh, you're going to wind ...

Ktunaxa Nation To Take Fight To Supreme Court

We are so thrilled to share this morning’s breaking news: the Ktunaxa Nation were successful in their bid to bring the fight to keep Qat’muk (Jumbo) wild to the Supreme Court of Canada! Join us in celebration and in thanking the Ktunaxa Nation for all their incredible efforts!Read their official press release here.https://secure.wildsight.ca/jumboSign the petition to keep the Jumbo Valley wild here.

“Jumbo Wild” on Netflix!

"Jumbo Wild" is now available on Netflix! Curl up and watch the 25 year saga to keep the Jumbo Valley Wild unfold in your own home!

I Love Jumbo Wild: Jasmin Caton

Jasmin Caton has an impressive outdoor resume: she’s a ski guide, rock climbing guide, professional climber, Patagonia climbing ambassador, and owner and operator of Valhalla Mountain Touring. Born and raised in the tiny community of Hills, BC, she now splits her time between the Valhallas and Squamish. Her real claim to fame? She was conceived on the Earl Grey Pass Trail.Robyn Duncan, Jumbo Wild: When did you first hear about the Jumbo Glacier Resort?Jasmin Caton: I'd say in the early or mid 90's sometime. My parents were environmental activists and I was aware of the local opposition and threat to grizzly bear habitat in my early ...

I Love Jumbo Wild: Brodie Smith

25 years and going strong, what is it about the Jumbo Wild campaign that makes it unique? What is the key to our success? It is the people and their deep connection to this special place that drives and has carried this campaign for 25 years. And it is the people and their deep connection to this special place that will drive it to its successful end.We’re happy to launch our new series, “I Love Jumbo Wild” that will feature profiles of people and their connection to Jumbo. First up, is 30 year-old Brodie Smith from Invermere, BC. Born and raised in the Columbia Valley, Brodie is a Ski Guide and a Director of the Jumbo Creek Conservation ...

More Jumbo Wild Screenings!

We've added some new screenings of "Jumbo Wild" to the Kootenay roster for February - hope to see you there! For a comprehensive list of other screenings, click here.Feb.17: Nelson Civic TheatreThe West Kootenay Eco Society will be screening "Jumbo Wild" at the Civic Theatre. Ticket info and more details here.Feb.20: Fernie Mountain Film FestivalWe are excited to be hosting a screening of "Jumbo Wild" at the Fernie Mountain Film Festival in the Saturday evening program. Tickets and more details here.Feb. 23: Cranbrook: Politics, Geography and Environmental Assessment: Reflections on the Struggle over the Jumbo Valley We are ...

The Voices of Jumbo Wild: St. Lawrence University, New York

The voices of Jumbo Wild are strong, diverse and echoing around the world. A few weeks ago, the students at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York hosted a screening of "Jumbo Wild" and this was the result. This echo of voices reverberating around the world to Keep Jumbo Wild warms our hearts - together, we will Keep Jumbo Wild!We love to hear your stories of Jumbo Wild, so if you've got one, share it with us!December 15, 2015To Premier Christy Clark,On behalf of St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, I write to urge you to help preserve the pristine wilderness of the Jumbo Valley by saying ‘No’ to any current or future ...

Jumbo Wild: Watch it now on iTunes and Vimeo!

After a series of packed theatre and store events—the film tour continues well into next year—Jumbo Wild, the Patagonia Sweetgrass Productions feature film about our 24-year struggle to keep the Jumbo Valley wild—is now available for digital download on Vimeo and iTunes.Throw a screening party with your friends and then take action to keep the Jumbo Valley wild forever.#KeepJumboWild! 

New Calgary Screening Added December 8

After 2 sold-out screenings in Calgary, a third screening has been added on December 8 at the Plaza Theatre. The evening is being hosted by Patagonia Elements and the Highline Magazine and all proceeds will go to support Wildsight's Jumbo Wild campaign. Q&A after the show with Wildsight's Robyn Duncan.Get your tickets here. Join the Facebook event here and help us pack the house.

4 New Kootenay Screenings of “Jumbo Wild”

We've added 4 new Kootenay screenings to the Jumbo Wild roster. All shows are admission by donation at the door. Proceeds will go to fuel the Jumbo Wild campaign. Screenings have sold out across North America so get there early to guarantee a seat!  All screenings will include a Q&A after the film. Golden: December 5 @ the Civic Centre. Doors open at 6:30pm; show at 7:30pm.Fernie: December 9 @ the Fernie Arts Station. Doors open at 6:00pm; show at 7:00pm.Kimberley: December 10 @ Centre 64, 2 screenings. Doors open at 6:30pm; show at 7:30pm. Doors open at 8:45pm; show at 9:00pm.Creston: December 14 @ the Tivoli Theatre. Doors ...