• GROW Whistler’s Summer Social Potluck

    Yesterday was a great warm & sunny evening with some of our GROW Whistler folk! The plant based potluck was a great success, all dishes were made with food grown in the garden boxes in Whistler and everyone did a great job reducing waste by bringing all reusable plates, cups and cutlery. Thanks to the […]

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  • The Tiny Toads of Lost Lake have gone wild!

    We at AWARE like all critters to stay wild, we also like to keep them from getting squished!   Please Help Rescue The Tiny Toads?! As many of you know, every year thousands of tiny toads migrate from Lost Lake to the surrounding forested areas. This year, there are tens of thousands of them and […]

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  • Howe Sounds Natural Renaissance at Risk

    In July 2016, Tracey Saxby, co-founder of My Sea to Sky, spoke at AWARE’s Green Talk exploring what the future might hold for Howe Sound. The discussion was held at the Whistler Museum and brought forth some of the major issues and concerns that Sea to Sky residents have regarding the Woodfibre LNG project.  Howe […]

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  • Whistler Youth Give Life To Dino The Trash-a-saurus

    In an effort to raise awareness of how single-use packaging and products can quickly add up and impact the environment, AWARE helped youth at the 2016 Whistler Children’s Festival give life to Dino, the trash-a-saurus! This was important because at AWARE we hope that single use items, such as coffee cups, straws, plastic bags and […]

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  • Heavy Practitioner Attendance at Climate Symposium Focused on Our Future with Fires

    On Thursday, June 24th Sea to Sky residents explored what our future with forest fires will look like in the region. The symposium featured a series of short talks exploring wildfire mitigation and adaptation opportunities, followed by an inquiry based Apres in Action. Participants learned about forest health and ecology, including traditional and modern use […]

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  • 2016 Summer Jobs with AWARE

    Join AWARE’s team this summer!  We have two paid summer student positions available as well as casual paid positions for Zero Waste Station Coordinators.  Please see details below: Thanks to funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Program, AWARE is currently hiring for two summer student positions: Research & GIS Project Assistant Job Description Communications & Marketing […]

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  • Sign Up For Whistler Greenhouse & Garden Boxes

    Welcome to ‘GROW Whistler’ In 2016 AWARE is adopting Whistler’s community gardening program from Whistler Community Services Society.  The program promotes social and environmental sustainability through greenhouses and gardens which encourage community members to grow their own organic vegetables. Neighbourhood Greenhouses: We have four greenhouses; two at Spruce Grove Field House, one at Myrtle Philip Community […]

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  • AWARE invites ELIZABETH MAY & S2S LEADERS TO TALK CLIMATE CHANGE

    On Thursday 21st AWARE was thankful to have the opportunity to host the Honourable Elizabeth May in Whistler, as she gave us the inside scoop on the recent COP21 UN Climate Conference in Paris.  The evening event highlighted the significance of the global climate commitments made in Paris but also put the spotlight on the reliance […]

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  • AWARE to host a Report on COP21 the UN Climate Conference with guest speaker Elizabeth May

    Join AWARE as we welcome Elizabeth May to Whistler on January 21st for a Report on the COP21 Paris UN Climate Change Conference and explore how the global commitments made might translate into to community scale action. Bring your friends and neighbours to hear about the groundbreaking Climate Change agreement made at COP21; understand how these global […]

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  • Giving Tuesday with AWARE

    A day dedicated to giving back around the world, across Canada and in your own community! Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, Giving Tuesday is the opening day of the giving season. #SeatoSkyGives    Our story: AWARE, Whistler’s environmental charity strives towards a vision of a knowledgeable community that is engaged […]

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