• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Take Action: Earth Day 2019

    Earth Day is Monday, April 22, 2019 The biggest lesson from the first Earth Day: When we come together, the impact can be monumental. Go green with us by making small changes that add up to making a big difference. Commit to earth-friendly acts, make more sustainable choices, reduce your carbon footprint, conserve energy and […]

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  • Participate in the Sharing Economy

    Before any bigger purchase ask your self “how often am I really going to use this table saw, wheelbarrow or folding table?” If the answer is “not a lot”, consider borrowing instead. Especially if you are great at making thank-you cookies. BORROW – Start by reaching out to see if anyone else already has what you […]

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  • Why Make Your Own Household Cleaner

    Household cleaning supplies are jam-packed with the most powerful bacteria killers in existence, expertly engineered to complete annihilate just about every organism they come into contact with, including the good guys. We’re sure you won’t be surprised to hear these germ terminators aren’t the best for the environment.  Many cleaning products have toxic effects on […]

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  • Warm Yourself, Not The Outdoors

    Feeling chilly? Don’t jump straight for the thermostat dial. Instead, follow these hot tips to warm up and get cozy without making the planet pay the price. Snuggle into an extra layer and some thick socks. Embrace the oversized scarf fashion trend. Get your blood flowing by jumping up and down for a minute to […]

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