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Volunteer information and opportunities from Environmental Organizations in Canada. You can also view fewer results of Environmental Organizations by selecting a specific city or province from the menu to the right.

Environmental groups focus on aspects such as trail maintenance, watersheds, parklands, and wilderness conservation. Sometimes this group can overlap with Animals (for wildlife groups).



Pacific Rim Whale Festival Society

Red Deer River Watershed Alliance
4918 59th Street, Red Deer, Alberta

A Watershed Planning and Advisory Council (WPAC) is a multi-stakeholder council that involves communities and stakeholders in watershed management.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Red Deer River Watershed Alliance


Pacific Rim Whale Festival Society

Richmond Fruit Tree Sharing Project
5300 Admiral Way, Unit 14, Delta, British Columbia

The Sharing Farm grows food to feed Richmond families in need. The Farm is run by community members for community members, and is dedicated to providing fresh, healthy, local produce to our less fortunate neighbours. The Sharing Farm operates on a tiny budget, but thanks to the generosity of our over 1,000 yearly volunteers and the devotion of a small core of part-time staff, the Farm is able to provide thousands of pounds of fruits and vegetables every year to community meals throughout the city and the Richmond Food Bank.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Richmond Fruit Tree Sharing Project


Pacific Rim Whale Festival Society

Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
3889 Rideau Valley Drive, Manotick, Ontario

Working with local municipalities, government agencies, special interest groups and the general public - the RVCA strives to protect our watershed resources.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Rideau Valley Conservation Authority


Pacific Rim Whale Festival Society

Riverview Horticultural Centre Society
2880 Panorama Drive, Suite 129, Coquitlam, British Columbia

Riverview Horticultural Centre Society was founded in 1992. Its mission is to preserve and protect the Lands and Trees of the Riverview Hospital site as a community oriented, financially viable centre for horticultural, educational and therapeutic activities.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Riverview Horticultural Centre Society


Pacific Rim Whale Festival Society

Royal Botanical Gardens
680 Plains Road West, Hamilton, Ontario

Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is the largest botanical garden in Canada, a National Historic Site, and registered charitable organization with a mandate to bring together people, plants and nature.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Royal Botanical Gardens


Ruby Lake Lagoon Nature Reserve Society

Ruby Lake Lagoon Nature Reserve Society
15386 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Madeira Park, British Columbia

The Ruby Lake Lagoon Nature Reserve is a 10 hectare reserve featuring a freshwater lagoon and forested acreage on the Sunshine Coast, northwest of Vancouver.

Keywords: Wildlife · Environment

Volunteer Profile of Ruby Lake Lagoon Nature Reserve Society


Ruby Lake Lagoon Nature Reserve Society

Salmon River Enhancement Society
24263 - 52nd Avenue, Langley, British Columbia

The Salmon River Enhancement Society is a citizens group that formed in 1995 to work with government agencies, increase public involvement and lobby government agencies when appropriate. The society functions as a "watchdog" over the watershed. The goal of the society is to increase public awareness and support research of the Salmon River and its watershed.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Salmon River Enhancement Society


Ruby Lake Lagoon Nature Reserve Society

Save Our Seine River Environment Inc.
208 Provencher Blvd., Winnipeg, Manitoba

THE GOALS OF SOS

Preserve, protect and enhance the natural environment & heritage resource of the Seine River
Restore & repair features of the environment that have been degraded
Improve water level, flow & quality
Raise the public's awareness of all aspects of the Seine River
Improve the environmental behavior of private industry, governments and the general public.
Improve appropriate public access along the Seine River (by low-impact nature trail & by canoe)

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Save Our Seine River Environment Inc.


Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon
1917 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon takes over 6500 runners from UBC to Stanley Park, helping these runners raise money for over 70 local charities.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Health and Medicine · Environment · Disorders · Disabled · Children and Youth · Cancer · Animals · Alzheimer · AIDS

Volunteer Profile of Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon


Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

Seachange Marine Conservation Society
Brentwood Bay, British Columbia

SeaChange Marine Conservation Society, established as a charitable non - profit in 1998, educates children and the public about marine and watershed ecology through hands-on interactive outdoor programs. We also conserve and restore marine nearshore eelgrass habitats in BC in partnership with coastal communities, from Boundary Bay to Haida Gwaii.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Seachange Marine Conservation Society


SEAWA South East Alberta Watershed Alliance

SEAWA South East Alberta Watershed Alliance
721-97 Carry Drive SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta

SEAWA brings together diverse partners to plan and facilitate the sustainable use of the South Saskatchewan River Watershed for present and future needs.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of SEAWA South East Alberta Watershed Alliance


SEAWA South East Alberta Watershed Alliance

Seeds For Change Gardens
2 Stately Way, Thornhill, Ontario

Seeds For Change (SFC) is a grass-roots community organization, partnered with the York Region Food Network (YRFN), to create healthier neighbourhoods through school and community gardens. We formed this organization to address many problems facing Canadians in the 21st century: obesity, diabetes, reduced physical outdoor activity natural deficit disorder, hunger, food security and disappearing agricultural land.

Keywords: Environment · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of Seeds For Change Gardens


SEAWA South East Alberta Watershed Alliance

Seeds of Diversity Canada
Semencier Du Patrimoine Canada
293 O'connor Court, Cobourg, Ontario

Seeds of Diversity's volunteers and members are saving Canada's seeds and pollinators!

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Seeds of Diversity Canada


Seymour Salmonid Society

Seymour Salmonid Society
Box 52221, Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve below the Seymour Falls Dam, North Vancouver, British Columbia

The Seymour Salmonid Society is a non-profit organization that is responsible for running the Seymour River Fish Hatchery and Education Centre.

Keywords: Wildlife · Science and Technology · Environment · Education and Literacy · Animals

Volunteer Profile of Seymour Salmonid Society


Seymour Salmonid Society

Sierra Club of Canada Foundation
One Nicholas Street, Suite 412B, Ottawa, Ontario

The mission of the Sierra Club Canada Foundation is to advance the preservation and protection of the natural environment with charitable resources.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Sierra Club of Canada Foundation


Seymour Salmonid Society

Skeleton Lake Stewardship Association
9768-170 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

The Skeleton Lake Stewardship Association (SLSA) is a registerd charity and non-profit society with over 1300 members. SLSA is dedicated to the preservation of Skeleton Lake as a thriving, healthy, aquatic environment for fisheries, wildlife and recreation and is actively working to reverse the harmful effects of human impacts on this beautiful lake.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Skeleton Lake Stewardship Association


Seymour Salmonid Society

South Nation River Conservation Authority
38 Victoria St, Finch, Ontario

South Nation Conservation has a strong history in watershed management and leadership in applying sustainability practices. As an agency established under the Conservation Authorities Act of Ontario in 1947, SNC has decades of practical experience in protecting our environment and engaging communities. Today, it maintains 4,200 km2 of land in Eastern Ontario; employs more than 40 staff; and has lead hundreds of stewardship projects to success.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of South Nation River Conservation Authority


Seymour Salmonid Society

South Peel Naturalists' Club
109 Thomas Street, Oakville, Ontario

We have an established place among those who feel strongly that the natural resources of Ontario are worthy of respect and therefore, of preservation. This Club endeavours to do its part in ensuring that future generations may still have opportunity for contact with the earth and the things that live on it - that earth on which, in the last analysis, we all absolutely depend.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of South Peel Naturalists' Club


Seymour Salmonid Society

Southern Alberta Land Trust Society
High River, Alberta

The Southern Alberta Land Trust Society (SALTS) is a locally-based charitable non-profit society dedicated to protecting the environmental, productive, scenic and cultural values of southern Alberta's grasslands, woodlands, and wetlands, both along the Eastern Slopes and in our prairie regions. This closely matches the drainage area of the South Saskatchewan River.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Southern Alberta Land Trust Society


Seymour Salmonid Society

Stanley Park Ecology Society
Stanley Park Dining Pavilion 2nd Floor, Vancouver, British Columbia

Stanley Park Ecology Society promotes awareness of and respect for the natural world and plays a leadership role in the stewardship of Stanley Park through collaborative initiatives in education, research and conservation.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Stanley Park Ecology Society


Seymour Salmonid Society

St-Lawrence Valley Natural History Society
Societe D'histoire Naturelle De La Vallee Du Saint-Laurent
21125 Ch Sainte-Marie, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec

One and only outdoor zoo on the island of Montr‚al, the Ecomuseum Zoo offers visitors a unique and natural experience. An opportunity to share an intimate moment from the lives of over 115 animal species exclusively from Quebec.

Keywords: Museums and Archives · Environment

Volunteer Profile of St-Lawrence Valley Natural History Society


Seymour Salmonid Society

Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden Society
Gibsons, British Columbia

Our Mission Statement

"To create a Pacific Northwest Botanical Garden that inspires and engages the community in plant appreciation and acts as a catalyst for learning and research about horticulture, conservation and land stewardship."

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden Society


Sunshine Coast Community Foundation

Sunshine Coast Community Foundation
Box 1343, Sechelt, British Columbia

The Foundation provides stable and sustainable support to charitable organizations on the Sunshine Coast.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Seniors · Family Services · Environment · Education and Literacy · Community Services · Children and Youth · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Sunshine Coast Community Foundation


Sunshine Coast Community Foundation

Sunshine Coast Conservation Association
Sechelt, British Columbia

The Sunshine Coast Conservation Association is a volunteer association representing over thirty local conservation and community groups, plus individual members dedicated to protecting the biodiversity and integrity of our air, water, forests, and marine environments for all time.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Sunshine Coast Conservation Association


Sunshine Coast Community Foundation

Sustainable Environment Network Society
3300-37 Ave, Vernon, British Columbia

SENS has been active in B.C. for over 35 years, beginning as a volunteer group in 1971 when we initiated a glass recycling pilot study. In 1982, we became a registered society under the name "The North Okanagan Recycling Society". Later we changed our name to "North Okanagan Waste Stewardship Society", because residents confused NORS with NORD, the North Okanagan Regional District. The name change to "Sustainable Environment Network Society" reflects our broader range of activities promoting environmental care. SENS' purpose is to advocate solutions to environmental problems and provide a healthy, sustainable future for our community.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Sustainable Environment Network Society


Sustainable Youth Canada

Sustainable Youth Canada
8238 Cartier St., Vancouver, British Columbia

Sustainable Youth Canada (SYC) is a youth-led, federally registered non-profit with chapters established in various regions from sea to sea, uniting high school and university students to take action for a more sustainable future.

Keywords: Environment · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Sustainable Youth Canada


Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary
3873 Swan Lake, Victoria, British Columbia

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary is working toward being a leader in the stewardship of functioning & diverse ecosystems and an urban refuge that provides opportunities to bring people and nature together

Keywords: Wildlife · Sports and Recreation · Rescue and Adoption · Environment · Education and Literacy · Animals

Volunteer Profile of Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary


Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

Thames Region Ecological Association
1017 Western Road, London, Ontario

TREA is a local, non profit registered charity, established in November 1986. The purpose of TREA is to promote environmental awareness and support events that benefit our Members and the Community of London. TREA encourages Citizen participation through raising awareness of environmental issues, and through Volunteering to promote and/or facilitate innovative projects that contribute to an ecologically responsible and sustainable future.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Thames Region Ecological Association


Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

Thames Talbot Land Trust
London, Ontario

The Thames Talbot Land Trust (TTLT) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of lands and waters with significant natural, recreational, scenic, historical or agricultural value.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Thames Talbot Land Trust


Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

The Bruce Trail Conservancy
Old Guelph Road, Hamilton, Ontario

The Bruce Trail Conservancy (BTC) is a charitable organization* committed to establishing a conservation corridor containing a public footpath along the Niagara Escarpment, in order to protect its natural ecosystems and to promote environmentally responsible public access to this UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Bruce Trail Conservancy


Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority
Glenburnie, Ontario

The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) is one of 36 conservation authorities in Ontario. A Conservation Authority's jurisdiction is based on a watershed an area of land drained by one stream or river. The CRCA is actually made up of 12 watersheds.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority


Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

The Clean Nova Scotia Foundation
126 Portland Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

The Clean Foundation (formerly Clean Nova Scotia) seeks to create a cleaner, healthier environment by informing, enabling and inspiring others to respect and consider the environment in all their choices. Within these pages we hope you find the information to empower and enable you to make a positive change right now.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Clean Nova Scotia Foundation


Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

The Como Watershed Group
1020 Austin Avenue, Unit 1, Coquitlam, British Columbia

The Como Watershed Group is a registered charitable society with the Province of British Columbia and The Federal Charities Directorate. The Society operates through a board of directors elected annually at our AGM in March of each year.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Como Watershed Group


Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

The Couchiching Conservancy
1485 Division Road West, Orillia, Ontario

We believe that protecting the natural land in our region is vitally important. Not only does it provide crucial habitat for plants and animals, it's also a valuable part of a healthy community.

The Couchiching Conservancy is a non-profit, non-government land trust supported by individuals like you - people who want to ensure that special natural places are safeguarded for the future.

Keywords: Wildlife · Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Couchiching Conservancy


Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

The David Suzuki Foundation
2211 West 4th Ave, Suite 219, Vancouver, British Columbia

We collaborate with Canadians from all walks of life, including government and business, to conserve our environment and find solutions that will create a sustainable Canada through science-based research, education and policy work.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The David Suzuki Foundation


Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

The Earth Rangers Foundation
9520 Pine Valley Dr, Woodbridge, Ontario

Picture every person you know working to protect biodiversity. Picture all of these people acknowledging the impacts of their small, daily actions. Picture our planet thriving because a new generation of leaders is mindful about its health. At Earth Rangers we imagine this every day. We believe children can make it a reality.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Earth Rangers Foundation


The Farm at Cedar Woods

The Farm at Cedar Woods
2660 Holden Corso Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia

The Farm at Cedar Woods is a 28 acre agri-therapy farm for people with barriers, primarily mental illness.

Keywords: Mental Health · Environment · Camps

Volunteer Profile of The Farm at Cedar Woods


The Friends of Charleston Lake Park

The Friends of Charleston Lake Park
Les Amis Du Parc Charleston Lake
148 Woodvale Rd., R.R. 4, Lansdowne, Ontario

A small group, with an all-volunteer Board of Directors

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Friends of Charleston Lake Park


The Friends of Charleston Lake Park

The Friends of Macgregor Point Park
Port Elgin, Ontario

MacGregor Point is one of the most overlooked natural wonders along the Lake Huron shoreline.
Over seven kilometres of Lake Huron shoreline provide the perfect backdrop for this natural environment park. Whether you are out for the day or staying overnight, remote stretches of windswept shoreline, winding forest trials, private campsites and entertaining interpretive programs are all designed to pique your curiosity and make your visit not only enjoyable, but memorable.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Friends of Macgregor Point Park


The Friends of Charleston Lake Park

The Future Of Howe Sound Society
North Vancouver, British Columbia

The Future of Howe Sound Society is committed to the conservation and stewardship of Howe Sound for the benefit of current and future generations.

The Society is a not-for-profit organization, founded in 2011. The Founding Members and Directors are volunteers representing organizations from around Howe Sound. Since 2011 the Society has engaged many Howe Sound organizations with shared values for Howe Sound.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Future Of Howe Sound Society


The Friends of Charleston Lake Park

The Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education and Conservation
L'institut Jane Goodall Pour La Recherche, L'education Et La Conservation De La Faune
5 Bancroft Avenue, Suite 1046/1047A, Toronto, Ontario

Founded by renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, the Jane Goodall Institute is a global nonprofit that empowers people to make a difference for all living things. Our work builds on Dr. Goodall's scientific work and her humanitarian vision.

Keywords: Wildlife · Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education and Conservation


The Friends of Charleston Lake Park

The Kesho Trust
11166 Willow Road, Sidney, British Columbia

The Kesho Trust works to build community based understanding and action that strengthens the interrelationships between people and the natural environment.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Kesho Trust


The Friends of Charleston Lake Park

The Lower Grand River Land Trust Inc.
243 Haldimand Hwy 54, Cayuga, Ontario

The Lower Grand River Land Trust Inc. is a volunteer driven, not for profit, non government charitable organization which was established and incorporated in 1994. Its purpose is to protect the lands in its care and work with landowners who have properties in the lower Grand River Watershed.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Lower Grand River Land Trust Inc.


The Friends of Charleston Lake Park

The Mission Adopt-A-Block Society
Mission, British Columbia

The Mission Adopt-A-Block Society is a non-profit organization that administers an anti-litter program in the community of Mission in beautiful British Columbia.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Mission Adopt-A-Block Society


The Friends of Charleston Lake Park

The Nature Trust of New Brunswick
La Fondation Pour La Protection Des Sites Naturels De Nouveau Brunswick
404 Queen St., Fredericton, New Brunswick

The Nature Trust is a charitable land trust dedicated to the acquisition of private lands in order to ensure that biological diversity is protected in perpetuity.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Nature Trust of New Brunswick


The rare Charitable Research Reserve

The rare Charitable Research Reserve
1679 Blair Road, Cambridge, Ontario

Founded in 2001, the rare Charitable Research Reserve is a 900+acre land reserve situated at the confluence of the Grand and Speed Rivers. The reserve is not only a beautiful and culturally significant landscape, but includes trees more than 240 years old and provides a diversity of habitats that supports rich biodiversity. This pristine landscape is home to an incredible array of flora and fauna, some of which are ranked significant regionally, provincially, nationally, even globally.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The rare Charitable Research Reserve


The rare Charitable Research Reserve

The Rideau Trail Association Incorporated
568 Laverendrye Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

The Rideau Trail Association is an active charitable organization that maintains and champions the Rideau Trail and arranges self-propelled outdoor activities such as hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing on the trail and in nearby areas, through an engaged core of members and volunteers.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Rideau Trail Association Incorporated


The rare Charitable Research Reserve

The Riverwood Conservancy
4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Chappell House, Mississauga, Ontario

The Mission of The Riverwood Conservancy is to support the City of Mississauga in the growth and development of Riverwood as a public garden, park, and nature preserve and to promote the enjoyment and enrich the experience of Riverwood for visitors and citizens of Mississauga and the surrounding areas.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Riverwood Conservancy


The rare Charitable Research Reserve

The Stathcona Wilderness Institute Society
Courtenay, British Columbia

The Strathcona Wilderness Institute Society was founded to promote sensitive and enjoyable use of the remote and natural Strathcona Provincial Park, which is located in the centre of Vancouver Island, on the west coast of British Columbia, Canada.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Stathcona Wilderness Institute Society


The rare Charitable Research Reserve

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Office De Protection De La Nature De Toronto
5 Shoreham Dr, Downsview, Ontario

Formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Hazel, TRCA has a strong history in watershed management and leadership in applying sustainability practices. Today, we own more than 40,000 acres of land in the Toronto region, employ more than 475 full time employees and coordinate more than 3,000 volunteers each year.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority




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