The team works hard to create space for youth in the environmental movement by hosting educational workshops, volunteer events, and an annual “Green Space” youth forum. We also seek out outreach and collaboration opportunities in order to add a youth voice to existing campaigns. Our youth steering committee is the guiding body and creative mind
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Looking for a fun place to work this summer? This link lists all of the upcoming summer employment positions at FortWhyte Alive, including FortWhyte Farms. Applications are only accepted via this link. https://fortwhyte.bamboohr.com/jobs/
The UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: The Role of Education, taking place in Ottawa, Canada, from 6 to 10 March, will present a unique platform for discussion on two key programmes of UNESCO’s Education Sector: ESD and GCED (Global Citizenship Education). Committed youth who are interested in participating in the UNESCO Week, are
Announcing the 2016 LSF/RBC Our Canada Project Award! Completed projects posted to OurCanadaProject.ca by the end of January are eligible to win: First Place: $3,000 Second Place: $2,000 Third Place: $1,000 Creativity, innovation, and strong multimedia documentation are key! See the Award page for a full list of criteria. Post by January 30 at 11:59PM EST
September 29 was a beautiful sunny fall day, with colourful leaves and sun reflecting off the water. It was a perfect day for learning outdoors on the theme of freshwater. FortWhyte welcomed a total of 68 students and 10 teachers from nine schools across Manitoba for their first annual Freshwater Ecology Day. Throughout the day, students participated
The Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is delighted to introduce our first ever Student Eco Project Competition in April 2017! We invite you to share this opportunity with your students in grades 9 to 12. At CPAWS Manitoba, we know that the students of today are tomorrow’s stewards of the
Frontier School Division’s science department in Manitoba is having a series of upcoming live stream events all the way from Churchill, Manitoba. Events are being streamed from the Churchill Northern Studies Center, as well as right off the tundra with Polar Bears International. These live stream events will focus on science and technology in the sub-arctic:
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.
Learning for a Sustainable Future & the RBC Foundation invite grade 9-12 students to participate in: Our Canada Project Youth Leadership Forum Empowering Students to Change the World! The Our Canada Project is a call to action, engaging youth in envisioning a more sustainable Canada and the actions they are taking to achieve their vision. ‣
Local author would be grateful for volunteers (teens aged 14-17, librarians and teachers) to read the first 55 pages of her young adult novel and complete a 2-page survey. The book has great reviews, but has only been read by adults so far. She is also interested in having parents of teens read the book.