• 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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  • Earth Day Screening of The Island President

    This Earth Day join AWARE for a FREE screening of The Island President When: April 22nd (Earth Day), 7pm Where: Whistler Public Library What: (Movie Synopsis) Jon Shenk’s The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced—the […]

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  • Whistler Bag Pilot Launches with help from Spring Creek School Spirit Team

    It was great to have the Spring Creek School Spirit Team and Ian Lowe, General Manager at the Crystal Lodge Hotel & Suites present for the delivery of the Whistler Bags. Check out this video to see how it works! Special Thanks to the projects funders the American Friends of Whistler, without whom the project […]

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  • Whistler bag project

    Whistler Bag is a cutting edge project that will change the face of supermarket shopping. Watch the video here: AWARE Reusable Bags Program at the Crystal Lodge from David Buzzard Photography on Vimeo.    

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  • AWARE Welcomes New Year with Night Hike and Green Drinks on Jan. 8th

    As Whistler welcomes the new year, AWARE is also celebrating as 2014 marks the 25th anniversary year for the group.  We are looking forward to a year of celebratory and inspiring events with the first of these taking place on January 8th. On Wednesday January 8th AWARE will be headed out for a ‘night hike’ […]

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  • Groundswell Movie Screening – Thurs 28th Nov,Millennium Place

    Join Raincoast, Patagonia and Beyond Boarding for a screening of “Groundswell”, including a Q&A with First Nations and community leaders. First Nations, a majority of British Columbians, Raincoast, & thousands more have spoken loud and clear: we stand together for an oil-free coast. With a decision on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway and an application for Kinder […]

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  • Looking like another great year for ‘Fungus Among Us’!

    Each year AWARE is the sponsor organization for the Whistler Naturalists Fungus Among Us festival.  With the moist warm weather of late we have been blessed with a bountiful and beautiful eruption of mushrooms .   Schedule:   TALKS BY GURUS! (Friday Night) Bryce Kendrick, “Fungi: Now you see them, now you don’t” Special performance […]

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  • BC Rivers Day is Fast Approaching

    BC Rivers Day is a province-wide event, held every year on the last Sunday in September. Established in 1980 and coordinated by the Outdoor Recreation Council (ORC), it has been proclaimed by communities across BC and attracts over 75,000 people to more than 100 events each year. Whistler’s 16th Annual BC Rivers Day Celebrations will […]

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