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Introducing October’s Youth Environmental Engagement Grant Recipients!

Through the generous support of our sponsors and donors, the Alberta Emerald Foundation is pleased to provide micro-grants to youth-led and youth-targeted environmental projects. Here’s our October recipients:
youth-engagement-grant-recipients-oct-2016Green Builders
  • Jasper Place High School (Edmonton)
    Seeds for Special Needs
  • Phoenix Education Foundation (Calgary)
    Food Forest/Garden
Green Guardians
  • Helen Schüler Nature Centre (Lethbridge)
    Nature Leaders Project Watershed Conservation Signage 
  • LCHS EcoVision (Lacombe)Bee Wise
Green Scholars
  • Cappy Smart Elementary (Calgary)Waste and Decomposition
  • Minchau Elementary School (Edmonton)Global Warming Awareness
  • ASPIRE & CAS groups – St. Joseph High School (Edmonton)Palisades Stewardship
Have an environmental project that needs funding?
26th-annual-emerald-awardsNominations for the 26th Annual Emerald Awards are now open!
Albertans are passionate about balancing the development of our province’s rich resources with environmental stewardship. The Emerald Awards recognize and celebrate outstanding environmental achievements across all sectors. Created in 1992, this uniquely Albertan awards program has inspired environmental excellence by showcasing the hard work of nearly 300 recipients and 800 finalists.
26th Annual Emerald Awards Categories
Large Business | Small Business | Education: School or Classroom | Education: Post Secondary | Public Education & Outreach | Community Group or Not-For-Profit Association (Large or Small) | Government Institution | Shared Footprints | Individual Commitment | Youth | Emerald Challenge: Innovation
The deadline to nominate yourself or someone you know for an Emerald Award in February 17, 2017. For more information, or to submit a nomination, visit emeraldfoundation.ca.

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