• Right to a Healthy Environment

    Across Canada communities are coming together to request their local leaders make municipal declarations in support of their citizens rights to a healthy environment (R2HE).  The momentum behind this grassroots movement has come from two longstanding environmental advocacy groups – EcoJustice and the David Suzuki Foundation. In Whistler, AWARE was asked by a number of […]

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  • Whistler Kids Chance to be Bear Champions!

    The AWARE Kids Nature Club has a special opportunity to partner with the Get Bear Smart Society to create a short video of Whistler kids sharing their knowledge and appreciation for Whistler bears to produce a five-minute educational video on what it is like to be a kid growing up in bear country. Through being […]

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  • Donate to childcare at All Candidates Meeting

    Whistler’s environmental charity AWARE, is seeking donations to help support childcare at the upcoming All Candidates Meeting in Whistler, focused on the Environment and Sustainability. ————————- Click Here To Donate: https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/7t9ga/ab/748JM8? ————————-  

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  • Simplify Life: AWARE’s First All Female Clothing Swap & Shop

    October 27th, 6 – 9 PM @ Nicklaus North All proceeds go to AWARE, Whistler’s Environmental Charity since 1989. SWAP: Bring clothes you no longer love, and swap them for something you adore! Halloween costumes welcome! SALE: Separate from our swap, we will showcase a sale section featuring local artisans, wine, and local ladies with wardrobes […]

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  • All Candidates Meeting: Environment & Sustainability

    The Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment (AWARE), Whistler Centre for Sustainability (WCS) and the Whistler Public Library have come together to host an All Candidates Meeting (ACM) for the upcoming local elections.  The topic will be ‘Environment & Sustainability’, allowing candidates to highlight their personal priorities from a wide array of local, […]

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  • Crafty By Nature + Envirofest Join For A Day Of Outdoor Fun

    A day of nature crafts, live music, food and fun… Celebrate the Whistler environment with AWARE on Sunday, August 31st as Crafty by Nature and the RMOW’s EnviroFest come together at Rebagliati Park. Guiltlessly gorge on vegan sliders and vote for a victor as the Four Seasons, Whistler Blackcomb, The Naked Sprout and Gardein go […]

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  • July Green Talk: What does the future hold for Howe Sound?

    Howe Sound is North Americas southernmost fjord, beautiful and wild yet easily accessed from Vancouver or Whistler in 30 minutes. With a history of industrial mismanagement the Sound was ecologically devastated. After decades of restoration and in excess of $46 million dollars of taxpayer money, the Sound has seen an ecological renaissance, culminating with the […]

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  • May Green Talk – Gardening with Native Species & Avoiding Invasive Plants

    Join AWARE for our May Green Talk on planting with native species. As the warm weather is here and we get itchy green fingers, Clare O’Brien of the Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council will talk about how to avoid introducing invasive species into our gardens. Highlighting the invasive plant species found in Whistler gardens, how […]

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  • Join AWARE on Pitch In Day

    Saturday May 3rd, 8:30am @ Nesters Market The annual clean-up where different community groups ‘Pitch In’ to help clean up the trash that is left behind after the snow melts.  Pitch In Day and the materials needed are organised by the Resort Municipality of Whistler and every year AWARE oversees the area around Nesters and […]

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  • Happy Earth Day!

    As someone who is on this website and interested in AWARE we hope you agree that every day is Earth Day.  But it’s always good to have extra cause to celebrate and consider the value we get from the environment (air, water, food, a place to have fun) and the impact we have on that […]

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