The Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian parks & Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is delighted to introduce our first ever Student Eco Project Competition for students in grades 9 through 12 in April 2017! If you are interested in the health of our shared environment this is a great opportunity to explore an issue affecting Manitobans while
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The Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) International Jury meeting to select excellent articles, videos and photos on environmental issues took place in May in Copenhagen, Denmark. This annual competition is organized by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), one of UNESCO’s key partners to implement the Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable
Young filmmakers are invited to showcase their talents and create either a Public Service Advertisement (< 1 min) or a Short Film (1 – 5 minutes) about climate action. The competition is open to filmmakers from all over the world, ages 14 to 35, and the deadline to submit the video on the Film4Climate portal is September 15, 2016.
RBC-Evergreen Watershed Champions Award is offering eight awards of $2,500 and one grand prize award of $3,500 to publicly-funded classes (K–12) across Canada, just for learning about water! How to get involved: 1. Learn about water Getting started is easy—view the compiled tips, strategies and hands-on lessons to support you. 2. Take action to care for your local watershed
The Manitoba Eco-Network and the Manitoba Environmental Youth Network are pleased to be co-sponsors of the Manitoba’s Greenest School Contest with the Green Building Council of Manitoba. Win $500 for your school at the provincial level or $2000 at the national level. What does it mean to be a Green School? Maybe a lot more
School takes first in LSF-RBC Our Canada Project By: Sheldon Birnie (Reposted from the January 17, 2015 of Canstar Community News – Online Edition) A group of 12 Elmwood High School students took home a $3,000 first place prize in the inaugural LSF-RBC Our Canada Project Award for a sustainability project they developed. “I’m still
The Earth Island Institute is on a quest to find outstanding youth environmental leaders: What is this? The Brower Youth Awards – created in 2000 to honour David Brower who said “I love to see what young people can do, before someone old tells them it’s impossible.” That sounds like something that we can get