Community Conserve is a forum for Alberta municipal staff, managers and councilors to post their environment and conservation issues, vote on the priority issues as a community, and crowd-fund efforts to address the most common issues.
Check out the many organizations offering information and services related to climate change.
Climate Action Network Canada – Réseau action climat Canada (CAN-Rac Canada) is a coalition of more than 100 organizations from across the country that cares about how a changing climate affects people, plants and wildlife. Members work together to advance solutions to managing our carbon pollution through sustainable and equitable development.
Biodiversity Management & Climate Change Adaptation’s goal is to develop essential knowledge and tools to support the management of Alberta’s biodiversity, our species and ecosystems, in a changing climate. Identifying the potential impacts of climate change on Alberta’s species, ecosystems and human communities and incorporating that knowledge into today’s decisions about land use, natural resource and species management can help avoid the need for ineffective, and potentially costly, actions in the future.
Emissions Reductions Alberta works with government, industry and innovators to accelerate development of innovative technologies that reduce GHG emissions. ERA invests in the pilot, demonstration and deployment of clean technology solutions.
The Consortium works with educators and related organizations to inspire critical, creative and collaborative thinking as educational goals. The consortium’s resource, Shining a Light on Solar Energy, was created to support educators and learners in developing energy and climate literacy using critical inquiry and a multidisciplinary approach. Each of the 24 fully-developed lessons for K–12 students includes teaching notes, briefing sheets, image sets, activity sheets, and assessment materials.
The Alberta Energy Efficiency Alliance is a member-based organization with a diverse group of stakeholders actively working to maximize energy efficiency in the province of Alberta. The AEEA brings people together to collaboratively solve problems, coordinate action through a common voice, deliver speaking engagements, and share resources and ideas.
LC3 uses investments, grants, and demonstration projects to lower regional emissions through energy efficiency, renewable energy, and transportation solutions. LC3 is based on a model for demonstrating low-carbon ideas and preparing them for scale-up, successfully implemented in Toronto since 1991, and now being adapted for use in other cities through a partnership with seven local centres and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
The Regeneration Learning Society exists to build the capacity of people, communities and organizations across Alberta to engage, learn and take a lead on creating a low carbon and socially just future for all Albertans. Regen offers educational programming, peer-to-peer learning, and pursues the practice of design, innovation, and reconciliation.
Tree Canada is the only national non-profit organization dedicated to planting and nurturing trees in rural and urban environments. Through programs, research, carbon offsetting grants, and educational efforts, they guide communities in managing their urban forests, help green schoolyards and have planted more than 80 million trees.
Solar Alberta focuses on educating the general public and solar industry professionals as well as advocating for solar energy and solar-related technologies. They provide training to industry professionals, maintain a directory of contractors, and present events to the general public. Solar Alberta provides many exclusive benefits to its members, including installer resources, a job board, and access to wage subsidies.