Leadnow, Sierra Club BC, SumOfUs.org and the Wilderness Committee will begin running radio ads Friday urging British Columbians to call their MPs to express their opposition to using public funds to bail out the Kinder Morgan pipeline and tanker project.
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.
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.
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.
This fall, British Columbians will decide whether or not we want to adopt a new voting system. Voters will have a choice between continuing with our current “First Past the Post” system or some form of Proportional Representation. What could this mean for our efforts to defend B.C.'s environment?
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.
Education Program Manager James Davis recaps a busy spring and looks ahead to the final weeks of the current school year.
Sierra Club BC is calling on the BC government to direct government-owned BC Timber Sales (BCTS) to hold off plans for old-growth logging and roadbuilding in the Schmidt Creek watershed because of very high conservation values, including proximity to unique rubbing beaches used by Orca whales.
There is a special generation of people that might just hold a magical key in helping to get kids connected with nature: a grandparent.
Susan Elrington visits Matthias Zapatal at Northern Bioponics in Prince George to learn about aquaponics and how we can grow food locally year round.
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.
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!