June, 2019 saw the release of the long-anticipated Old and Ancient Tree Map of Whistler. In this map, explorers (locals and visitors alike) can follow pre-planned paths or choose their own route to see a selection of the ancient (uncut) trees around the Whistler valley. From the oldest tree (at
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 thrive, we enable them to
The amount of waste humans produce is steadily rising and so is the cost of dealing with it. Global solid waste generation is on pace to increase 70% by 2025. Through reduced consumption and better waste management we can all work together to bring this number down. Locally, Whistler has
This series features four unique workshops designed to connect you with unique ways to help you progress towards a zero waste lifestyle.
For the benefit of people and bears and with the challenges in mind Coast to Cascades is working with a variety of stakeholders to implement consistent signage at trailheads to popular hiking and/or biking trails were people could come into contact with grizzly bears.
The Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment (AWARE) and the Sea to Sky Clean Air Society, two local charities with environmental and climate oriented mandates, will be hosting a Climate Action Symposium in Whistler on June 23rd from 12:30 to 5:30 at the Maury Young Arts Centre.
2017 Multi-Family Accommodation Strata Waste Pilot – Testing In-Unit Toolkits To Increase Recycling and Organics Diversion
To help and multi-family properties find ways to maximize organic waste diversion, minimize food waste and separate recyclables, AWARE is working with the RMOW to offer commercial and residential strata buildings, as well as individual businesses, on-site support to identify and work through challenges to implementation.
The Whistler Bag In-Room pilot project seeks to demonstrates how a positive and eco-focused concept such as the Whistler Bag can shift current consumer habits for the betterment of the environment while creating a positive impression on Whistler visitors. Crystal Lodge Hotels guests are provided with reusable Whistler Bags to
Green talks invites environmental experts to speak on sustainability issues such as waste, energy and water management, community gardening, wetland conservation, invasive species, and climate change. Green Talks exposes people to new ideas, promotes the growth of sustainable community and expands dialogue surrounding anything and everything green. Check AWARE’s event calendar to find