Jumbo Wild Film Screening
- Jumbo Wild Film Screening
- On December 1, the Jumbo Wild film screening in Jackson, Wyoming, will start at 7pm, doors open at 6pm, featuring Patagonia athlete Alex Yoder, who has been touring with the movie. This film is hosted by the Wyoming Wilderness Association and the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance, and sponsored by Eco-Tour Adventures.
- Dec 01, 2015 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM (Canada/Mountain / UTC-700)
- 50 W Broadway Ave, Jackson, WY
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For decades, First Nations, conservationists, backcountry skiers and snowboarders have fought a proposed large-scale ski resort deep in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia. After 24 years of opposition, what more will it take to keep Jumbo wild for good?
For nearly 25 years, the Jumbo Glacier Resort (JGR) has been proposed in the upper Jumbo Valley. JGR would encompass 6500 hectares, accessing 4 glaciers with more than 20 ski lifts and would operate year-round. The resort village would host more than 6500 beds. The people of the East Kootenays have been united in opposition to this resort since it was first proposed.
Set in the heart of British Columbia's Central Purcell Mountains, the Jumbo Valley provides critical habitat for grizzly bears and other roaming wildlife, moving north and south along the mountains, and crossing the international border to feed the endangered grizzly population in the US Cabinet Mountains.
Teeming with ski resorts operating under capacity, the East Kootenays do not need another ski resort! Least of all one in the middle of the wilderness and critical wildlife habitat!
**Dec. 1 is Giving Tuesday and ticket sales from this movie will benefit 2 local non-profits- Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance and Wyoming Wilderness Association