The 2016/17 school year is off to a great start with our first ever visit to all of the elementary schools in Iqaluit! As a special new addition to our School Assembly, students will hear a special message from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about the current government’s commitment to the environment, and the important role we all have to play in protecting our natural heritage.
Learn more about the Earth Rangers School Assembly Program here.
In 2015, we set the ambitious goal of expanding our programs to every Province and into the Territories — and we did it. We delivered our School Outreach Program to more than 800 schools across the country. We strengthened our conservation partnerships, completing 4 ambitious projects and launching 4 more to help Canadian species at risk. We reached a record number of members, over 100,000 children who are more engaged than ever. And we have our generous members and supporters to thank, who made it all possible.
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Tis the season for family, friends and giving and now you can give a gift that helps support environmental education and the protection of animals. When you do your holiday shopping at The Earth Rangers Shop, not only do you get awesome Earth Rangers gear, but you will also be supporting educational programs. This past year we visited over 230,000 students in schools across Canada, reaching communities like Vancouver, Edmonton, Yellowknife and Halifax. Over 100,000 young people have become official Earth Rangers, taking part in a membership program that provides fun activities and resources. Our education and action programs inspire children to learn about and help protect the environment, but we couldn’t do it without the support of people like you. Make it an Earth Rangers Holiday Season with these gift ideas that that will make a difference for children and conservation.
Make the Earth Rangers Animal Ambassadors part of your family with one of these stuffed animals.
Join the team with your own adult sized Earth Rangers t-shirt.
Say no to disposable water bottles and bring an Earth Rangers bottle instead.
Keep the kids warm this winter in an Earth Rangers Hoodie.
Earth Rangers is honoured to be recognized by the Canadian Museum of Nature for our work educating and inspiring children and families to protect wildlife and the natural world in the first national Nature Inspiration Awards.
Earth Rangers Executive Director Peter Kendall accepts the Nature Inspiration Award for Large Not-for-Profit with Kristine Webber, Vice-Chair of the Bateman Foundation and Jury Member, Tovah Barocas, Director of Development Earth Rangers and Meg Beckel, CEO Canadian Museum of Nature.
Photo Credit: Martin Lipman © Canadian Museum of Nature
The Nature Inspiration Awards recognize individuals, groups and organizations whose leadership, innovation and creativity connect Canadians with nature and the natural world.
Earth Rangers is committed to educating children and families about the importance of biodiversity and empower them to become directly involved in protecting animals and their habitats. We believe that giving children the tools to make a difference today will result in a community of strong environmental stewards in the future.
Thanks to a new multi-year commitment by the federal government, Earth Rangers will expand our educational programming and connect more children and families with conservation.
A contribution of $1 million per year over three years makes it possible for Earth Rangers to widen the reach of our existing School Outreach Program in urban centres like Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver; introduce this program in remote areas and communities we have not been able to visit before; and expand the program to more French-speaking communities in Atlantic Canada and Quebec.
Earth Rangers is dedicated to educating children and families about the importance of biodiversity and providing them with the opportunity to become directly involved in protecting animals and their habitats. Through our School Outreach Program, community shows, award-winning website and national television presence, we inspire hundreds of thousands of Canadians each year to take action to protect animals and preserve the environment. As we look to expand the Earth Rangers community to half a million members by 2017, we’re thrilled to be working with the Government of Canada to achieve this goal.
MP Julian Fantino recently visited the Earth Rangers Centre to recognize the funding Earth Rangers will receive as part of Economic Action Plan 2014.
We hope you and the child in your life will join us in our quest to make a difference for animals and the wild spaces they call home. Sign up to become an Official Earth Ranger and start your own Bring Back the Wildcampaign today!