• Climate Change Q&A with Local Whistler Experts

    On Wednesday, October 14, AWARE held an online event in collaboration with groups around the world. After a screening from Tedx of several different speeches (including one from Prince William!) for their COUNTDOWN event, AWARE gathered local experts to bring the discussion to Whistler and highlight what’s in store for Whistler in the coming years […]

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  • Whistler BioBlitz Goes Virtual

    In June 2020, The Whistler Naturalists held their annual BioBlitz session featuring two talks by BC scientists over Zoom. The goal of a BioBlitz is to introduce people to real (and fun) science and the amazing biodiversity around us. Split into two parts, the BioBlitz features a talk by local scientists, sharing facts and knowledge […]

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  • Join us for a free online session jam packed with grizzly bear facts.

    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 […]

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  • Join AWARE at our Virtual 2020 AGM and Celebrate 50 Years of Earth Day

    AWARE is taking our AGM virtual! Anyone and everyone is welcome to join from the comfort of your own home As 2020 brings unprecedented challenges to our communities in the face of COVID-19, join us on April 22nd – the 50th anniversary of Earth Day – for AWARE’s Annual General Meeting. In this new virtual format […]

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  • AWARE Releases EcoCitizen Video Aims To Help Keep Whistler Special!

    EcoCitizen Video Aims To Help Keep Whistler Special! Video Can Help With Training & Guest Engagement We all love Whistler’s natural beauty and with population growth and pressures from tourism and recreation, we need to empower every person to be good stewards of our resources, the land and wildlife. The AWARE team has taken on […]

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  • Waste Reduction Week in Canada 2019

    Waste Reduction Week in Canada October 21-27, 2019 To celebrate Waste Reduction Week in Canada, AWARE brings you three local events aligning with the national campaign’s themes. Whistler Events Tuesday, October 22, 2019 // Bi-Annual Clothing Swap & Repair Station Thursday, October 24, 2019 // Film Screening: A Plastic Ocean Saturday, October 26, 2019 // […]

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  • Zero Waste Workshops Are Back This Fall

    Whistler has a goal of becoming zero waste. Updates to the Solid Waste Bylaw by the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) last year now require all properties to separate all recyclable material, and food scraps and organics from garbage. As a community with strong sustainability goals, organizations across the community have been working together to […]

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  • Sea-to-Sky Students and Citizens Strike for Bold Action on Climate Change

    Across the globe millions of people have been marching to demand our leaders take urgent and bold action on Climate Change. We know the challenges. We know the solutions. We need to act! On September 27th students will be taking to the streets across Canada and around the world, in response to Greta Thunberg’s call […]

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  • Reflecting on GranFondo and AWARE’s Partnership

    Celebrating AWARE’s 3rd consecutive year working with North America’s largest Gran Fondo Since 2017, the RBC GranFondo Whistler and AWARE’s Zero Waste Heroes team have been working together to help reduce the amount of event waste generated by focusing on three distinct areas: pre-event waste prevention support, day-of zero waste stations, and post-event waste diversion. In […]

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  • 2019 Whistler Nature Camp Diaries

    Whistler Nature Camp Diaries Read through some of our fun weekly blog posts to get the insider’s scoop on our session adventures! Our final week of nature camp is unfortunately upon us. While we’ve had a summer packed full of fun and adventure, we still found a way to squeeze just a bit more in before […]

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