By volunteering or by networking with other youth, get involved in your local community or in the global community to improve our environment.
Discover how you can become an observer of nature and help gather important information to evaluate the health of ecosystems through this series of community scientific monitoring programs, including FrogWatch, WormWatch, IceWatch and PlantWatch.
Severe Weather Watcher Handbook
Volunteer for the Meteorological Service of Canada by becoming a severe weather watcher.
Calling All Birders!
Help monitor and conserve Canada’s birds by becoming a volunteer birder and participating in a number of national and international surveys.
The Biosphere’s ObservAction Network
Become an environmental observer and get involved in protecting water and ecosystems.
The Atlantic Coastal Action Program
You can volunteer with these groups in efforts to help restore disturbed coastal environments in the Atlantic region.
Networking: by youth for youth
Look through these links selected for youth by youth and see what Environmental groups are doing for Canada.
The Government of Canada youth site
This is your single access point for Government of Canada programs, services and information regarding youth.
Youth Environmental Network
Contact youth environmental groups in Canada to have your voice heard in local, regional and national campaigns. The YEN provides you with an opportunity to work with other youth who share your interest in environmental issues.
Sustainable Campuses by the Sierra Youth Coalition
The Sustainable Campuses project supports post‑secondary students in the development of sustainable environmental management systems on their campuses.
Environmental Youth Alliance (English only)
The EYA project lets you join forces with other youth groups working on ecological problems in the BC‑Yukon region to increase your ability to raise funds, spread your message, organize and influence decision‑makers.
ENvironnement JEUnesse (French only)
Communicate with youth in the Quebec region and participate in projects and activities to increase your knowledge of environmental problems.
TakingITGlobal is an online community with a primary goal of helping youth stay informed and find inspiration to take action in their local and international communities.
The Otesha ProjectThe Otesha book from Junk to Funk (PDF, 6.5MB) will help you take concrete actions in your community. Take a look at their web site for even more ideas of actions and projects!
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