Posts Categorized: Community Group or Non-Profit

Newo

Newo is a non-profit social enterprise exploring ways to share abundance (Wêyôtan) through harmonious relationships (Wahkohtowin), and these foundational Cree principles guide our business practices:

Wahkohtowin: “We are all kin.” There are interwoven relationships between people, land, plants and animals, and our sense of responsibility to each other, our kinship ties, should determine our actions in the world and build foundations for our life together. Wêyôtan: “It ...

Society of Grasslands Naturalists: Three Decades of Conservation

The Society of Grasslands Naturalists (GN) is a registered non-profit charitable organization with the following objectives: – encourage study, appreciation, and protection of the natural world; – encourage the preservation of natural features, habitat and species; – assist in the collection of observational records of species for research, education, and policy development; – provide opportunities for responsible stewardship of the natural environment in the Medicine Hat area.

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The Resilience Institute

Wicked challenges, like climate change, require multi-pronged and transdisciplinary approaches for successful adaptation and mitigation. The Resilience Institute’s work focuses on co-developing initiatives that weave local and cultural knowledge with scientific and technical expertise and foster multi-generational engagement.

The Resilience Institute partners with local and Indigenous communities, academia, governments, and other charities on initiatives that advance our charitable objectives. They co-develop activities that unite multi-generations in learning ...

Pioneer Trail North Foundation

Richard DeSmet grew up close to the land that is now home to the Pioneer Trail North Foundation. The pristine native forest, grasslands and wetland habitat north of Edmonton was his backyard, his outdoor classroom.

Later, with his wife Vera, they continued to live close to the land. They were first to sign up with Alberta’s Natural Area Volunteer Stewards Program. In 2001 they received the provincial ...

Water Movement

Water Movement films expert Indigenous Water Treatment Operator, Warren Brown of Lytton First Nations, for the platform’s video learning library.

Based in Calgary, Water Movement fills a void in an often-fragmented industry and bridges the connection between Indigenous water treatment operators whose work is vital to the health and well-being of countless communities. Through the joint efforts of industry professionals and university students, it provides a collaborative ...

Solar Alberta (AKA Solar Energy Society of Alberta)

 

Solar Alberta has been providing public education about renewable energy and energy efficiency for 30 years. Over that time, we have transitioned from a largely Edmonton-based club of solar enthusiasts installing their own solar modules, to a province-wide hub connecting the general public to solar installation professionals. We are a trusted authority on solar education and policy. 

In the last five years, Solar Alberta ...