Today is #GivingTuesday. Nature gives us so much, so why not give back to her. Here is a list of National, Provincial and Local (Calgary, Cochrane and Canmore) Organizations that all support nature. Please consider donating to any of these organizations. A little strapped for cash? Volunteer instead. “Everyone Can Do Something” – Mother Theresa
Regional and Local Organizations:
Here are some DIY Ideas to give back in your own backyard:
These are great crafts to get young children to help with. They also make great Christmas Gifts for the Grandparents, Teachers, Babysitters.
DYK – a little brown bat, one of the species we have in Alberta, has been reported to catch and consume 900 tiny insects in one hour (source: Alberta Environment and Parks)
Better yet, make two and give one as a gift this Christmas – the only thing the recipient of this gift needs to do is add water!
Not just for hiking, but also your neighbourhood. Do something as simple as organizing a “pick up garbage in your neighbourhood” day – do something that will help Mother Nature, and in the process of doing so; you will help create the next generation of environmental stewards.