• Heavy Practitioner Attendance at Climate Symposium Focused on Our Future with Fires

    On Thursday, June 24th Sea to Sky residents explored what our future with forest fires will look like in the region. The symposium featured a series of short talks exploring wildfire mitigation and adaptation opportunities, followed by an inquiry based Apres in Action. Participants learned about forest health and ecology, including traditional and modern use […]

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  • 2016 Summer Jobs with AWARE

    Join AWARE’s team this summer!  We have two paid summer student positions available as well as casual paid positions for Zero Waste Station Coordinators.  Please see details below: Thanks to funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Program, AWARE is currently hiring for two summer student positions: Research & GIS Project Assistant Job Description Communications & Marketing […]

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  • Sign Up For Whistler Greenhouse & Garden Boxes

    Welcome to ‘GROW Whistler’ In 2016 AWARE is adopting Whistler’s community gardening program from Whistler Community Services Society.  The program promotes social and environmental sustainability through greenhouses and gardens which encourage community members to grow their own organic vegetables. Neighbourhood Greenhouses: We have four greenhouses; two at Spruce Grove Field House, one at Myrtle Philip Community […]

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  • AWARE invites ELIZABETH MAY & S2S LEADERS TO TALK CLIMATE CHANGE

    On Thursday 21st AWARE was thankful to have the opportunity to host the Honourable Elizabeth May in Whistler, as she gave us the inside scoop on the recent COP21 UN Climate Conference in Paris.  The evening event highlighted the significance of the global climate commitments made in Paris but also put the spotlight on the reliance […]

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  • AWARE to host a Report on COP21 the UN Climate Conference with guest speaker Elizabeth May

    Join AWARE as we welcome Elizabeth May to Whistler on January 21st for a Report on the COP21 Paris UN Climate Change Conference and explore how the global commitments made might translate into to community scale action. Bring your friends and neighbours to hear about the groundbreaking Climate Change agreement made at COP21; understand how these global […]

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  • Giving Tuesday with AWARE

    A day dedicated to giving back around the world, across Canada and in your own community! Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, Giving Tuesday is the opening day of the giving season. #SeatoSkyGives    Our story: AWARE, Whistler’s environmental charity strives towards a vision of a knowledgeable community that is engaged […]

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  • Crafty By Nature – A Day of Nature Inspired Community Fun in the Rain!

    Crafty by Nature 2015 was made possible by the Community Foundation of Whistler, the Pique Newsmagazine , hard working volunteers and generous local businesses. All the amazing volunteers that made Crafty by Nature 2015 possible! The Whistler Public Library read nature tales to crafty attendees beside the Whistler Museum who led participants on nature walks […]

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  • Sea-to-Sky Communities United In Support Of Grizzly Bear Recovery

    The District of Squamish has joined neighboring communities in the Sea-to-Sky and resolved to support recovery of the iconic Grizzly Bear. In the past 12 months, the community Councils of Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, and Lillooet, plus the Board of the Squamish Lillooet Regional District, have all passed Resolutions in support of the recovery of the […]

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  • Crafty BY Nature

    Join Whistler’s environmental charity AWARE and some of their non-profit friends in Rebagliati Park on Sunday August 30th, 11am-3pm for Crafty BY Nature: a day of nature crafts, live music, food and fun to celebrate our natural environment. What Will You Find @ Crafty BY Nature: Nature Crafts Interactive Info Booths with Local Non-Profits Bird […]

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  • AWARE Volunteers & Regional Recycling Undertake Recycling Raid at SVMF Campsites

    AWARE and Regional Recycling teamed up again over the first weekend in August to help the Squamish Valley Music Festival divert recyclables from landfill.  A small army of dedicated waste warriors came out to help with Recycling Raids at the campgrounds. In all over 100 people came out to help, with staff and raiders dedicating […]

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