Stories

New This Spring: Teacher Nature Mentorship Program

Sierra Club BC Environmental Educator Kirsten Dallimore writes about the mentorship sessions she has been leading for teachers in the Capital Region District, helping them to build a strategy for taking their students outside regularly for meaningful learning experiences.

Blankets and Solar Panels

Education Program Manager James Davis shares about his experience participating in a blanket exercise and highlights some of the First Nations communities that are leading the way on renewable energy.

Episode 6 - Community Power: Taking Action

In Episode 6 of our podcast, we hear inspiring plans from Canada's postal worker union for taking on the clean energy economy. And we talk about what you can do to get involved in building this exciting new economy.

Old-growth logging: A threat to orca whales?

There’s a new threat to orca whales on BC’s coast, and it’s probably not what you think. BC’s northern resident orcas have a long and important cultural tradition of rubbing themselves on certain beaches on northern Vancouver Island. But the beaches that these sensitive, highly intelligent creatures visit to rub themselves are threatened by old-growth logging.

The Home Stretch!

Education Program Manager James Davis recaps a busy spring and looks ahead to the final weeks of the current school year.

Site C is not a done deal

This month, Peace Valley farmers Ken and Arlene Boon have been touring southern BC with a message: Site C is not a done deal. There is a long list of reasons why it still makes sense to scrap Site C and restore the Peace Valley. And there’s one huge reason in particular that is bigger than any megadam: treaty rights.

Your survey results are in!

We recently sent a community survey to our supporters to hear how you think we’re doing. We wanted your feedback to inform our planning this year and into the future. More than 400 of you completed the survey, and we can’t thank you enough for your input!