Get inspired with the third season of the Emerald Documentary Series! Produced by the Alberta Emerald Foundation and created by Hoopla Media, this season features our 30th Annual Emerald Award recipients in their own documentary shorts.
2021 Emerald Award recipient IN the Community Group or nonprofit CATEGORY
Discover how the Defend Alberta Parks campaign saved 175 Alberta Provincial Parks from being delisted.
2021 Emerald Award recipient IN the BUSINESS CATEGORY
Learn about regenerative agriculture and how YYC growers are changing our food systems to impact the health of consumers, as well as the health of the earth and her soil.
2021 Emerald Award recipient IN the water CATEGORY
Uncover the story behind how the Pigeon Lake Watershed Association worked together with the community to take care of and restore the Pigeon Lake watershed.
2021 Emerald Award recipient IN the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT CATEGORY
Pat Letizia has worked with Alberta Ecotrust Foundation for 25 of its 30-year history and led the organization as Executive Director and CEO for over 20 of those years. Learn more about her work with the Alberta Ecotrust Foundation and what her plans for the future are.
2021 Emerald Award recipient IN the YOUTH CATEGORY
Jade Janzen founded Lives with Less Plastic to change the way Cochrane, Alberta views and uses plastic, learn how she’s making that dream a reality!
2021 Emerald Award recipient IN the land CATEGORY
Take a peek inside Glenbow Ranch, a provincial park that protects 3200 acres of native fescue grasslands and is an active cattle ranch. The Park is home to creatures big and small from moose to bumblebees and spans 10 km of the Bow River.
2021 Emerald Award recipient IN the WASTE MANAGEMENT CATEGORY
Recycling styrofoam (also known as polystyrene) is complicated and can cost a lot of money, but, Styro-Go is taking on the challenge and helping to reduce the amount of styrofoam that ends up in our landfills, check out how they make it happen!
2021 Emerald Award recipient IN the EDUCATION category
EcoVision is a project-based environmental education program that allows students to dream big, research how to make those dreams a reality, and then make them happen. Learn all about their amazing projects!
2021 Emerald Award recipient IN THE AIR CATEGORY
The Calgary Region Airshed Zone (CRAZ) offers air quality monitoring to the Bow Valley corridor, High River/Okotoks corridor, Canmore, and Chestermere/Rocky View corridor. The data from their air monitoring stations are available in real-time and helps residents make decisions about their health from poor air quality.
2021 Emerald Award recipient IN the infrastructure category
Take a look into this residential home striving for full certification under the most rigorous green building standard in the world!
2021 Emerald Award recipient IN the Community group or non-profit category
Solar Alberta has been providing public education about renewable energy and energy efficiency for 30 years.
2021 Emerald Award recipient – Shared footprints award
Discover how the Vermilion River Watershed Alliance worked with local, agricultural landowners, municipalities, and students to enhance and restore over 20 kilometres of riparian areas along the Vermilion River, creeks, tributaries, and 157 hectares of wetlands within the Vermilion River Watershed.