EcoSchools In Action

Share Your Story

We want to connect with you and learn about the EcoSchools projects your schools have completed. Get in touch to tell us about your experiences or invite us to come to your school to learn about the projects your schools has been working on, or fill out this short form. We’ll write up a story and share this on our EcoSchools in Action page to inspire others and build the EcoSchools community in Alberta!

If you post about your projects on social media, use the #EcoSchoolsAB hashtag to share your experiences with the EcoSchools community.

School Stories

In these school-produced videos, hear about how Alberta EcoSchools made their plans, involved their school communities, carried out their projects, and achieved certification.

Action Projects

See actions from the EcoSchools library being put into practice by Alberta schools. The actions are organized by theme.

Energy     Food and Gardening     Outdoor Learning     Waste     Other

Actions from Related Programs

Hear about school projects outside the EcoSchools program.

Announcing 2021 EcoSchools Certifications!

June 1, 2021

Please join us in congratulating the schools that achieved certification this year! Despite the difficult circumstances, these schools completed enough environmental actions to be recognized by EcoSchools Canada for their work.

EcoSchools Canada 2021 Platinum Seal EcoSchools 2021 Gold Seal 

EcoSchools Canada 2021 Bronze Seal

 EcoSchools 2021 Participant Seal
 

Collingwood School

Crescent Heights High School

École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School

Robert Thirsk High School

Wheatland Elementary School

 

St. Damien School

Ron Southern School

 

Highwood School

Horace Allen School

 

Glamorgan School

Dr. J.K. Mulloy School

2021 Calgary EcoSchools Accomplishments

Together, Calgary EcoSchools completed 95 environmental actions. Collectively they accomplished these milestones:

3.2K hours of outdoor learning, 1.2K Earth Day/Week/Month participants, 734 environmental leaders, 582 trees planted, 1.9k kg waste diverted

Other accomplishments achieved in the Calgary EcoSchools pilot year include:

  • 64 teachers from 40 schools registered on the EcoSchools Canada online platform.
  • Working with our environmental education community, created a list of local resources and programs to support each of EcoSchools' 40 actions.
  • In partnership with the City of Calgary and close to a dozen environmental education partners, delivered a two-day symposium called Hand-in-hand: Working Together Toward a Sustainable Calgary featuring 12 environmental education workshops with a spotlight on Calgary-based environmental and climate initiatives. 340 participants attended, and 237 viewed recordings of the sessions.