• Win A Week At Whistler Nature Camp

      Register to WIN! To celebrate our first summer of the Whistler Nature Camp we are giving you the chance to win a FREE week at camp! Whether learning about friendly forests, aquatic adventures in our rivers, finding our about the habitats local creatures call home or building an insect hotel – learning is all about […]

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  • The Tiny Toads of Lost Lake have gone wild!

    We at AWARE like all critters to stay wild, we also like to keep them from getting squished!   Please Help Rescue The Tiny Toads?! As many of you know, every year thousands of tiny toads migrate from Lost Lake to the surrounding forested areas. This year, there are tens of thousands of them and […]

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  • Howe Sounds Natural Renaissance at Risk

    In July 2016, Tracey Saxby, co-founder of My Sea to Sky, spoke at AWARE’s Green Talk exploring what the future might hold for Howe Sound. The discussion was held at the Whistler Museum and brought forth some of the major issues and concerns that Sea to Sky residents have regarding the Woodfibre LNG project.  Howe […]

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  • Whistler Youth Give Life To Dino The Trash-a-saurus

    In an effort to raise awareness of how single-use packaging and products can quickly add up and impact the environment, AWARE helped youth at the 2016 Whistler Children’s Festival give life to Dino, the trash-a-saurus! This was important because at AWARE we hope that single use items, such as coffee cups, straws, plastic bags and […]

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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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