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Environmental and Sustainability Education



  • Natural Curiosity - resource about Environmental Inquiry, developed by The Laboratory School at the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study
  • Learning for a Sustainable Future - LSF is a non-profit Canadian organization that was created to integrate sustainability education into Canada’s education system
  • Evergreen - offers a range of services, resources and funding to people interested in greening across the country
  • Foodshare- connects learning about sustainability and the environment through issues round food
  • Recycling Council of Ontario - information on recycling in Ontatio – see “Educators & Students” under Resources section for information on reduction and waste-free lunch challenges.
  • Acorn Naturalists - specializes in the development and distribution of exemplary science and environmental education resources.

  • Earth Day Canada

  • LiveGreen Toronto - tips and resources for energy and waste reduction in the home, work and on the go.
  • Center for Ecoliteracy - downloadable resource materials, including practical guides, essays by leading writers and experts, and inspiring stories of school communities and organizations across the country that are engaged in ecoliteracy work.

  • Indigenous Environmental Network - A network of Indigenous Peoples empowering Indigenous Nations and communities towards sustainable livelihoods, demanding environmental justice and maintaining the Sacred Fire of our traditions.
  • Canadian Wildlife Federation - Education
  • No Impact Project- international, environmental, nonprofit project, founded in the spring of 2009. It was inspired by the No Impact Man book, film, and blog.
  • The Center for Green Schools - creates programs, resources, and partnerships to accelerate the transformation of schools and campuses.
  • Toronto Community Garden Network

  • LEAF - not-for-profit organization dedicated to the protection and improvement of the urban forest.
  • EcoJustice Education
  • Four Green Steps - a comprehensive, multipurpose organization dedicated to bringing awareness and solutions to our shared environmental problems. See School Program section for lesson plans and activities.

  • Focus on Forests - a program of the Ontario Forestry Association centred around getting the class outdoors and bringing the outdoors into the classroom
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