• AWARE Call for Directors

    With 2014 expected to be an exciting year for AWARE, we are inviting applications to join our Board of Directors and become a part of taking us through the upcoming 25th anniversary year and beyond. AWARE has a ‘working board’ meaning that the directors is very active in taking on tasks, making decisions and being […]

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  • David Suzuki Foundation reiterates link between nature and wellbeing

    Here in Whistler we all know that we feel better after we spend time outside.  Whether it’s hiking, biking, skiing or just sitting on a bench at Lost Lake, time spent outside is never time wasted.  The link between nature and a feeling of well being has been recognized for a long time.  In July […]

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  • Environment Canada Understands the Importance of Wetland Ecosystems

    Wetland ecosystems have incredible importance as areas of high biodiversity and immense habitat value.  In fact, in the face of their global decline, their importance was recognized and they are the only ecosystem designated for conservation by international convention. Environment Canada gives a fantastic overview of why wetlands are so vital: Wetlands and Wildlife Wetlands […]

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  • AWARE Strategic Plan Release

    The current Board of Directors have taken steps to create a formal strategic plan that will guide AWARE as it moves forwards. The formation of the plan has drawn on feedback collected from members and partners over the last few years, in addition to evaluating local issues to determine where AWARE has potential to make […]

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  • Share Whistler – Help AWARE and Local Charities Raise Needed Funds

    Help us to reach $5000 in donations to Whistler charities The SHARE Whistler campaign is approaching the end of our second week of the 5 week campaign. The campaign encourages donations to Whistler charities this holiday season through the Community Foundation of Whistler. Pique Newsmagazine and Prior are offering an amazing incentive to donate! Donate at […]

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  • AWARE Hosts Old Forest Symposium

    Bringing Science and Passion Together October 2012 saw AWARE hosting it’s Old Forest Symposium.  The symposium sought to give those who are passionate about old forests and old trees access to the most up to date scientific thinking and research regarding these unique ecosystems. At the symposium attendees learned how our current forest classification system […]

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  • AWARE AGM – Call for Director Applications

    This years AWARE Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday October 14th, at 6:30pm at the Maurice Young Millennium Place. The AGM will be followed by the opening session of the Old Forest Symposium being hosted by AWARE (7:30pm start). AWARE members and the public are able to freely attend the AGM, though only […]

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  • BC River’s Day 2012

    Please note this Sunday’s (September 30th) Kid’s club plans (weather permitting) on attending the BC River’s Day. Meet as usual 10am at the Whistler Library and we will then head down to Edgewater for the activities.

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  • Bioblitz 2012

    Dear AWARE members & supporters, We’re only 1 week away from this year’s Bioblitz – 2 Days of immersion in Whistler’s incredible environment accompanied by a plethora of local and out of town scientists and experts. NOTICE: Kids Club this Sunday will be joining Bioblitz and the “Swamp Monster” activities. Meet at Alpha Lake Park […]

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  • Kids Club Bike Safety Day with RCMP – This Sunday!

    The AWARE Kids Nature Club meets the last Sunday of every month from 10am-11:30am at the Whistler Public Library. This months topic is BIKES. The RCMP have partnered with us to provide a Bike Rodeo – where kids will learn bike safety tips. Children will also learn why biking is good for the environment, how to […]

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