Squamish Champions – Ecology and Environment

ecology & environment

Squamish Champions - Module #4 - Ecology and Environment

We understand better than ever the importance of protecting this beautiful place we call home, so we need to ensure we respect the natural environment, minimize our footprint, give back as much as we take, and preserve the character and culture of this incredible mountain town for generations to come.

Squamish Champions

 [#4 Ecology and Environment] 
To pass this module you must complete the following assessmentThe resources below will guide you to all you need to know to pass the module assessment.
Did you complete module #3 Squamish Nation?
Reward: Upon completion of this module you will receive a signed print from local artist Sarah Symes.
Once you pass the assessment, this will mark your graduation where you will certify as a Squamish Champion’ and become eligible to win the program prize* of $500 of #supportsquamish goods and services.  
*Terms and conditions below apply. 

Module Learning Resources

Navigate the following portals to learn more about the Skwxwú7mesh environment and how to preserve and protect it for future generations.

Adequate planning and preparation helps locals and visitors alike accomplish adventure goals safely and enjoyably, while simultaneously minimizing damage to the land.

Living with wildlife

Squamish is situated in prime wildlife country. Learn how to reduce human-wildlife conflicts.

Recreation & Camping

Promote responsible outdoor recreation through championing these guidelines.

Emergency Preparedness

Develop and implement plans to build business and community resiliency

Zero Waste

Protect your community from 'land-full'. Join the journey towards Zero Waste

Sarah Symes

Reward: Upon completion of this module you will receive a signed print from local artist Sarah Symes.

Module #4 Recap - Ecology and Environment

Step 1: Study

Study the learning resources above.

Note: Living with Wildlife and Zero Waste
have dedicated module pages.

Step 2: Test your knowledge

Complete the assessment below to pass this module.

Step 3: Rewards and program graduation

Upon completion of this module you will receive a signed print from a local artist, program certification and be eligible to win our program prize contest*

Go further - Become a Climate Action Champion

In 2019, the District of Squamish declared a Climate Emergency and set out to create a Community Climate Action Plan (CCAP).

The CCAP outlines Six Big Moves, actions and strategies that we can all do to keep climate change at bay and continue to enjoy what we love about living in Squamish: Clean air and water, good health, and a thriving natural environment.

Champion Local Action and get involved here.

*Contest Terms and Conditions:
By entering the Contest, participants consent to the Sponsor’s collection, use, and disclosure of the personal information provided in the Contest registration for the administration of the Contest, including posting of the winner’s name and city of residence on the Sponsor website. The Sponsor will use the entrant’s personal information only for identified purposes, and protect the entrant’s personal information in a manner that is consistent with the Squamish Chamber of Commerce Privacy Policy.