AWARE’s Programs

AWARE works towards a vision of a knowledgeable community that is engaged and empowered to preserve and enhance the environment on which it depends. Join in helping us create this vision.

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”~ Jane Goodall

GROW Greenhouse and Garden Program

Growing Food | Cultivating Health | Reducing Waste | Building Community Learn more and start GROWing

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Kid’s Nature Programs

Inspiring a love of nature in the next generation.  Learn about our summer, spring break, and PD Day programming

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Zero Waste Initiatives

Zero Waste Education Workshops

Delivering in-school workshops focused on Zero Waste throughout the SLRD

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Zero Waste Heroes Program

Helping minimize event waste and move the community towards its Zero Waste Goals

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Community Waste Reduction Events

Annual events put on by AWARE to encourage reuse and reduce waste in the Whistler community

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Straw Wars Whistler

Don’t be a sucker, Say No to Straws! The movement to eradicate the BILLIONS of straws trashed annually

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Conservation & Climate Action

How to be an EcoCitizen

Empowering every person to be a good steward of our resources, land and wildlife

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Project Now

A student climate action mentorship program to engage youth with local climate leaders

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Bioblitz

Showcasing biodiversity through learning and hard science  with the Whistler Naturalists

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Fungus Among Us

A two-day fungus festival uniting us all around Whistler’s fascinating abundance of fungi

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Want to learn more about AWARE? Check out some of our past projects