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Coquitlam Living Up To Its Name Once Again

Spring has finally sprung! For much of Canada that means buds in the trees, migratory birds returning to breed, and in a few weeks the salmon run will be in full force with millions of salmon returning to spawn in the rivers and gravel beds where they were born. But...

What makes a smart device so smart?

Hey STEMologists! Have you accepted the Re-set the ‘stat Mission? It’s all about fighting climate change by adjusting the temperature of your home, and a great tool that can help you do this is a smart thermostat. It’s just one of the many smart devices that...

Stand Up for the Little Guy this Earth Month!

It’s easy to see why animals like polar bears, giant pandas, or Siberian tigers are the subject of a lot of wildlife conservation campaigns. These charismatic ‘flagship species’ are chosen for their large size and iconic looks, serving as mascots to protect entire...

Let’s Help Clean up Our Oceans – Using STEM!

Calling all STEMologists! We have a big problem and we’re going to need some very smart people to fix it. That problem is plastic in the ocean. On land, plastic can be very useful; in fact, it’s in almost everything we use! The trouble starts when we aren’t careful...

Are you a STEMologist?

Do you love learning about animals, finding out how things work, doing experiments or even building things? Well, you just might be a STEMologist. Ok, maybe we made that word up, but STEM is a real thing. No, we aren’t talking about part of a plant. This is a...

Snowshoe Hare Project Update: That’s a wrap!

Hello Earth Rangers! I can’t believe it’s already been a whole year since we were first introduced. Time sure flies when you’re having fun! I’ve got my winter white coat on once again, and apparently I’d fit in just fine down there at Earth Rangers Headquarters, where...

White Sturgeon Animal Adoptions – That’s a Wrap!

Hey Earth Rangers, thanks for checking in on this important project! Wow – there’s a lot to say about the amazing white sturgeon in the Kootenay Lake and River, and we’ve got the official scoop for you right here! Check out the latest (and final!) update from our...

Koho’s Tour of the Earth Rangers Centre

The final stop on our energy tour takes us right to the Earth Rangers Headquarters but this time we aren’t just talking about renewable energy. We’re talking about energy-saving too! Let’s meet up with our feathery tour guide and take a look! Hi Earth Ranger! I’m Koho...

Gray Fox Project Wrap-up

For the past year, Earth Rangers members across Canada have been working hard to raise awareness and funds to support the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC) work to restore Gray Fox habitat on Pelee Island.

Salamander Project Wrap-up

We are thrilled to report on the successful completion of the Bring Back the Wild Salamanders project!

The ugly truth: lesser known species are in danger too

As a species that’s evolved pretty much unchanged over the last 170 million years, this “living dinosaur” is also threatened, even if it doesn’t often appear on campaign billboards or in our social media feeds.

BAM! In the boreal, it’s all for the birds

Our partners do some pretty incredible conservation work, and we’d like to take a moment to highlight a project that’s being done in the boreal forest by our friends at the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, or SFI for short. The boreal forest is a biodiversity hotspot...