• Holiday Hot Tips

    Green Your Holidays this year with:

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  • 2021 Environmental Action Calendars

    AWARE and Coast to Cascades collaborate to bring you a 2021 Calendar celebrating nature and wildlife Featuring gorgeous images of our Sea to Sky natural surroundings by local photographer, Joern Rohde, this AWARE and C2C Calendar will keep you up to date on seasonal eco-citizen tips and bear facts all year long. ** You may […]

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  • Waste Reduction Week in the Time of Covid

    Waste Reduction Week 2020 goes virtual! See below for the full recording of  the fermentation workshop with Jessica Winter and Alice Savage from our Online Workshop on Reducing Food Waste in the Home. Learn how to make sauerkraut, how to ferment beets, and some general tips to start your canning journey.     If you […]

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  • 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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