Hot summer days and Plastic Free July are upon us, and Alberta is ready. We’re known for it; as soon as the snow melts, Albertans are wearing their shorts. We embrace summer like no other province, stubbornly hanging out on restaurant patios with blankets over our legs in April. With all the natural beauty to see, festivals and events to attend, and fresh local food to eat, a …
The Alberta Emerald Foundation
For over 25 years, The Alberta Emerald Foundation has recognized, celebrated and inspired environmental excellence through our programs, the Emerald Awards, Emerald Days, Youth Environmental Engagement Grants and our Sharing Stories communications initiative.
Primarily a volunteer-driven charity, the Alberta Emerald Foundation has created a legacy of elevating the environmental achievements of our province, setting an example for all to follow.
Environmental excellence should be recognized and encouraged to the fullest.
We become a catalyst for excellence by celebrating and encouraging others.
We raise awareness by elevating environmental excellence.
Attendees of the 28th Annual Emerald Awards had the honour and pleasure to receive a performance from City of Edmonton’s former Poet Laureate Pierrette Requier. The following are her Words of Introduction and an attached PDF copy of her radiant poems A Round of the Seasons – La ronde des saisons.
© Pierrette Requier
Our job here is to locate the magnificence and have it come through. …
Our province’s EcoHeroes receive prestigious awards.
JUNE 4, 2019 EDMONTON, AB – Hopeful finalists, community partners and sponsors, volunteers, and other members of the community joined the Alberta Emerald Foundation for the announcement of the 28th Annual Emerald Awards today. The award itself, designed and created by onetwosix design based in Edmonton, is fantastically aligned with the sustainability theme, being made from repurposed materials.
“We are …