Posts Categorized: Lacombe

Lacombe Composite High School’s “EcoVision”

5 time winner of A+ for Energy Award 

Caring for the Watershed Contest 2014 1st Place Winners for Aquaponics Food System &  2016 2nd Place Winners for the Lacombe Irrigation Foods Experiment(LIFE)

Emerald Ron Kruhlak Award in 2017 for Bee Wise project

2018 Canadian Green Building Council Greenest School in Canada

2019 teacher won PM’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

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EcoVision

Lacombe Composite High School

EcoVision has developed many activities over the last 12 years, including:

6.0kW solar project including a portable solar module. Geodesic energy-efficient tropical greenhouse with 4 renewable energy systems. Commercial aquaponics system raising tilapia fish for consumption. 2 acre garden with 125 fruit trees, 50 raised vegetable beds and potato, squash, garlic patches. Outdoor classroom with 10 picnic tables, bat houses, bird houses. Beekeeping Program with a bee apiary containing ...

Lacombe County Environmental Management System – Leading from Within

Lacombe County

Sometimes the best way to lead is through example. To encourage their community’s commitment to a healthy environment for current and future generations, Lacombe County created the internally-focused Environmental Management System (EMS). Implemented in 2014, and developed through extensive community and staff consultation, EMS establishes targets and deliverables to conserve, protect and enhance the natural environment while balancing the social and economic needs of the Lacombe community. On an annual ...

EcoVision Projects

Lacombe Composite High School

Lacombe Composite High School’s Eco Vision Club focuses on empowering students to become ecological leaders through projects that benefit their environment, enhance their education and encourage community collaboration.  All of their projects have increased awareness of environmental issues, changing school and community culture.