Prairie Wind & Silver Sage – Friends of Grasslands, a non-profit, charitable, provincially recognized ecomuseum located in Val Marie, Saskatchewan, is hiring a part-time Executive Director to work closely with the PWSS Board of Directors toward our successful and lively future. The position will appeal to an energetic and self-directed person with enthusiasm for heritage, the environment and the arts. Work hours are 415 per year or a flexible average of 8 hours per week; some periods will require more hours than others and some on-site availability is necessary during the May to September season. Pay is $22 to $25 hourly depending on qualifications and experience, plus standard benefits. Initial appointment is for one year, renewable pending funding.
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What a wonderful party it was last weekend at Prairie Wind & Silver Sage to celebrate 20 years of engagement, enthusiasm and fun, as we work with our community and Grasslands National Park promoting the conservation of native prairie landscapes while inviting the exploration and appreciation of prairie culture and natural history. Our mission and mandate for 20 years! And also to celebrate another great summer, with senior staff member Madonna Hamel and summer museum assistant Heather Shury, and honorary PWSS staff member Rocky.
Thanks to everyone!
Prairie Wind & Silver Sage will be back in May, 2018 to serve you.
Please join us at Prairie Wind & Silver Sage in the Little Brick Schoolhouse in Val Marie on Saturday, September 16 to celebrate 20 wonderful years. Afternoon tea (Val Marie style) at 3:00 p.m. and everyone is welcome!
(For a printable poster, click on the image.)
Join us at Prairie Wind & Silver Sage on Thursday, August 17 at 7:30 p.m. for A Prairie Dog Tail: The University of Saskatchewan’s research project investigating the ecology of a wild population of black-tailed prairie dogs in Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan. This presentation is free of charge and everyone is welcome!
(Photo courtesy of Bold Visions Conservation at www.bvconservation.org)
Ranch stories from Grasslands National Park – join us on the lawn at Prairie Wind & Silver Sage on Friday, July 28 at 2:00 pm for the launch of “The Grasslanders – Ranch Stories”, by Thelma Poirier, published by Grasslands National Park and Coteau books. You can buy your own copies of the book inside Prairie Wind and have them signed by the author right after the official ceremonies. Plus get your usual (iced?) lattes or Italian sodas and treats and browse many other books and gifts. Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing you!