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Winter greetings from our Education Team

We are now hosting monthly after-school gatherings for teachers in the Capital Region as well as our Get Outside and Learn! workshops for Pro-D events on Vancouver Island and in the lower mainland.

B.C. climate pollution increasing; accountability mechanisms needed

The latest B.C. carbon pollution data, quietly released in December, show that provincial emissions were higher in 2016 than in 2015. Sierra Club BC is warning that despite rhetoric about climate action, this means B.C.’s climate pollution increased in five of the six years between 2011 and 2016. 

Raising kids in nature-focused communities

Something I’ve noticed just about everywhere I visit is that people in the community have something in common: they’re all looking to find ways to interact and feel a sense of belonging in their own community and connect with nature.

Sierra Club BC Education Road Trip: Vancouver Island

This fall, Kirsten and I had the mission of hitting the road on two separate trips to teach across Vancouver Island. We had the pleasure of visiting School Districts 68, 69, 71, 72, 84 and 85 and working with new schools, students, and teachers.