Posts Categorized: Edmonton

Future Energy Systems

Future Energy Systems (FES), a research program at the University of Alberta, funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, is committed to shaping a brighter energy future globally. Their mission is to foster a sustainable, economically viable, and equitable energy transition, harmonizing energy and the environment while meeting the needs of people and communities. FES funds innovative research spanning multiple disciplines, from engineering to humanities, to improve current ...

Alberta Bike Swap

Alberta Bike Swap is on a mission to revolutionize cycling accessibility and sustainability across Alberta. Their vision encompasses removing barriers to cycling by ensuring safe and equitable access to bicycles and bike education. Through a series of community-based bicycle buy, sell, and donate events, along with providing essential resources such as software, bike racks, and educational processes, Alberta Bike Swap empowers cyclists to embrace a cycling lifestyle.


Explore Edmonton

Explore Edmonton epitomizes the essence of sustainable tourism development and community enrichment. With a mission to elevate Edmonton as a premier destination, their vision encompasses year-round transformational experiences for visitors while fostering economic prosperity and enhancing residents’ quality of life.

Aligned with their commitment to sustainability, Explore Edmonton has embarked on comprehensive initiatives to mitigate environmental impact. From achieving a nearly 70% waste diversion rate to implementing ...


The City of Edmonton and the University of Alberta Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

WildEdmonton, a collaborative initiative between the City of Edmonton and the University of Alberta Edmonton Urban Coyote Project (EUCP), aims to monitor wildlife presence and abundance in Edmonton’s open space network. Since its inception in 2018, the project has worked towards informing sustainable city design by integrating wildlife needs into land use decision-making processes.

The project’s mission is to monitor wildlife use across the city using wildlife ...

Repair for Good Program

Goodwill Industries of Alberta

Goodwill Industries of Alberta is dedicated to fostering sustainability while advancing its core mission of providing employment and job training services to individuals with disabilities or barriers.

Through initiatives like their Repair for Good program, Goodwill serves Albertans with disabilities in Edmonton and Calgary, providing employment and volunteer opportunities while championing sustainability. Repair for Good upcycles and refurbishes donated furniture, diverting over 25,000 kg from landfills since ...

Bill Wishart: A Lifetime of Contributing to Alberta’s Fish and Wildlife Management Community

Bill Wishart has dedicated over six decades to serving Alberta’s diverse communities and wildlife resources.

Throughout his career, Bill has been a steadfast advocate for Alberta’s fish and wildlife, contributing to the development of hunting licensing and allocation strategies for over 40 years. His work has benefited recreational, commercial, and Indigenous hunters alike, addressing issues such as disease and habitat loss while mentoring a diverse array of ...

Edmonton River Valley Conservation Coalition: Working Together to Protect the North Saskatchewan River Valley

Edmonton River Valley Conservation Coalition

The Edmonton River Valley Conservation Coalition (ERVCC) supports the conservation and restoration of Edmonton’s North Saskatchewan River valley and ravine system through a systems-level focus on biodiversity, the ecological integrity of the corridor, and history. This philosophy reflects the river valley bylaw, which states its first goal: “to ensure the preservation of the natural character and environment of the North Saskatchewan River Valley and its Ravine System.”


Monica Figueroa: Edmonton youth climate activist

Edmonton Youth For Climate

EYFC is a grassroots youth organization whose mission is to educate, engage, and empower all people in the Edmonton area to take action on climate change. They have organized over 10 student climate strikes in the City of Edmonton and engaged with the municipal government to legislate and fund Edmonton’s Energy Transition Strategy. Monica Figueroa has been a leader in Edmonton Youth For Climate (EYFC) for over 4 years ...

The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project: Collaborative Research and Education for Coexistence with Wildlife

University of Alberta

The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project began in 2009 and is based in the lab of Dr. Colleen Cassady St. Clair at the University of Alberta. It addresses rising reports by people of conflict with coyotes that are occurring in Edmonton and other cities across North America. Colleen and her students work collaboratively with the City of Edmonton and Animal Damage Control to research both causes of and solutions for ...