Elk Valley Bear Aware Bear Aware is an initiative to reduce bear-human conflicts in residential areas through community-based education programs. The Elk Valley Bear Aware Program serves the communities of Fernie, Sparwood and Elkford. Guided by the British Columbia Conservation Foundation, the Bear Aware program promotes practices that improve public safety and respect for wild bears. For more information or to volunteer in your community call us at 250-423-3772 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Elk Valley Writers’ Guild part of the Fernie and District Arts Council, meets to share and critique our literary outpourings. Our informal, yet loosely structured meetings are fun – we usually have snacks and sometimes enjoy wine. Newcomers are welcome to visit/participate. For more information call 250-423-3814 email: email@example.com
Fernie and District Search and Rescue Fernie Search and Rescue is dedicated to assist those individuals who find themselves in emergency situations. Fernie SAR’s inception dates back to the early 70′s when several individuals formed a loosely organized group. In 1993 the group was reorganised to become an official society and over the years has completed numerous tasks.
Fernie Chamber of Commerce We are a service organization that is dedicated to enhancing the economic future of Fernie & the quality of life for the residents. Members are provided access to a number of benefits & services that can significantly enhance the financial situation of their operation. We also represent the business community when dealing with all levels of government on issues that affect business. Education and training are also key to our members.
The Fernie Ghostriders Jr “B” Hockey Club A group of 23 young men who give their heart and soul every game in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. The small Fernie Memorial Arena is a loud “Barn” when the Ghostriders take on the opposing teams. The Ghostrider’s hockey season is September to March.
Fernie Snowmobile Assoc. was formed March 1st. 1990 and is a British Columbia Snowmobile Association (BCSF) member club. When you join our club you automatically become a BCSF member.
The Highline 100 Bicycle Tour Society The Highline 100 is a fun bicycle ride, not a race, where you have a cloice of riding 100 miles or 100 km, plus there will be a fun ride and a parade for kids. The event is a fundraiser for the Elk Valley Hospital and Fernie Alpine Ski Team.
The Rocky Mountain Grizzly Centre Located in a Rocky Mountain wilderness that supports a significant grizzly population, the Fernie-based Rocky Mountain Grizzly Centre will collect, assimilate, and disseminate scientific data to be used in support of research, education and interpretation that benefits the grizzly bear, humans and the environment of the southern Rockies. contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wildsight Protecting the natural legacy of BC’s Southern Rockies. Wildsight works to protect the diversity of wildlife habitats, the wild lands, the air, the water and the quality of life of southeastern British Columbia. We work collaboratively with other groups, with businesses, and with governments to find solutions for environmental protection.