Projects

  • Online Webinar: Getting To Know A Canadian Icon – The Grizzly Bear

    Grizzly bears are a fascinating and elusive presence for us here in the Sea to Sky corridor of British Columbia. Understanding more about the grizzly bear enables us to better protect their crucial habitats and to make sure that as we continue to grow and thrive, we enable them to

  • Sea to Sky School Waste Reduction Workshops

      In the 2019/20 school year, AWARE hosted 54 workshops with 1551 students at schools from Squamish to Lillooet! The Zero Waste AWARE workshops are an activity the class looks forward to each year. They come away from the workshop filled with many valuable questions and also a revived determination

  • Whistler Nature Camp | Spring Break

    Spring Break Camp for ages 5-9 Part of AWARE’s Whistler Nature Camp series The Whistler Nature Camp series strives to provide opportunities that will nurture children’s innate curiosity about the natural world, foster their understanding of the interconnectedness of all living and non-living things, and instill in them a sense

  • Whistler Nature Camp | Pro-D Days

    Pro-D Day Camp for ages 5-9 Part of AWARE’s Whistler Nature Camp series The Whistler Nature Camp series strives to provide opportunities that will nurture children’s innate curiosity about the natural world, foster their understanding of the interconnectedness of all living and non-living things, and instill in them a sense

  • Backcountry Trail Users Grizzly Bear Outreach Project

    For the benefit of people and bears and with the challenges in mind Coast to Cascades is working with a variety of stakeholders to implement consistent signage at trailheads to popular hiking and/or biking trails were people could come into contact with grizzly bears.

  • Our Future with Forest Fires: A Climate Action Symposium

    The Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment (AWARE) and the Sea to Sky Clean Air Society, two local charities with environmental and climate oriented mandates, will be hosting a Climate Action Symposium in Whistler on June 23rd from 12:30 to 5:30 at the Maury Young Arts Centre.

  • 2017 Multi-Family Accommodation Strata Waste Pilot – Testing In-Unit Toolkits To Increase Recycling and Organics Diversion

    To help and multi-family properties find ways to maximize organic waste diversion, minimize food waste and separate recyclables, AWARE is working with the RMOW to offer commercial and residential strata buildings, as well as individual businesses, on-site support to identify and work through challenges to implementation.

  • Whistler Bag In-Room Hotel Pilot

    The Whistler Bag In-Room pilot project seeks to demonstrates how a positive and eco-focused concept such as the Whistler Bag can shift current consumer habits for the betterment of the environment while creating a positive impression on Whistler visitors. Crystal Lodge Hotels guests are provided with reusable Whistler Bags to

  • Green Talks

    Green talks invites environmental experts to speak on sustainability issues such as waste, energy and water management, community gardening, wetland conservation, invasive species, and climate change. Green Talks exposes people to new ideas, promotes the growth of sustainable community and expands dialogue surrounding anything and everything green. Check AWARE’s event calendar to find

  • Kids Nature Club

    The AWARE Kid’s Nature Club has been educating local and visiting youth about all things environmental since 2007. The Nature Club is held on the last Sunday of each month, from 10am – 11:30am at the Whistler Public Library.