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Why Our Children Need to Get Outside and Engage with Nature

Children spend less and less time in contact with the natural world and this is having a huge impact on their health and development.
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SIERRA OKANAGAN GETS OUTSIDE WITH LOCAL SCHOOL

Sierra Okanagan has been working on some exciting programs! In September 2016, they partnered with the Okanagan Collaborative Conservation Program (OCCP) on the Students Without Borders Academy at Kalamalka Secondary.
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Sierra Club BC’s Google Earth Tool Shows Vancouver Island Old-growth in State of Emergency

A new Google Earth file, developed by Sierra Club BC, shows old-growth coastal rainforest has reached a state of ecological emergency across vast parts of Vancouver Island and B.C.’s South Coast.
Logging Walbran photo by TJ Watt
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Sierra Club BC’s Google Earth Tool Shows Vancouver Island Old-growth in State of Emergency

We have developed a Google Earth file, that shows old-growth coastal rainforest has reached a state of ecological emergency across vast parts of Vancouver Island and B.C.’s South Coast.
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Musings of an Environmental Educator

Growing up, I spent most of my time outside. I loved going for walks, swimming in rivers and lakes, camping, canoeing and sitting around a fire at night. Some of my best times were spent taking my dog for a walk in a big farmers’ field behind our house.
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Teaching and Learning with Sierra Club BC's School Programs

One of the best parts of my job is travelling around the province delivering our school programs in communities around B.C. Since September, I have visited over 75 classrooms.
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Back to School with Sierra Club BC

As parents and children get ready for the return to school, our education team is preparing to launch the 18th year of Sierra Club BC environmental education programs.
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YELP: Leaders of Today

At the end of this year’s Youth Environmental Leadership Program, we say goodbye to six of our youth, now graduating and moving on to further education and travel.