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We're fighting climate change and building a community of environmental stewardship.

Individual walks with bike to look at solar panels in summer

Building a Green Culture

FortWhyte Alive’s existence demonstrates the possibility of environmental renewal and regeneration. Through community cooperation, what began as an industrial site is now 660 acres of green space. More than 125,000 people visit us each year to find their own connection with nature. The deeper our relationship with nature, the stronger our commitment to protecting it for generations to come.

FortWhyte Alive believes that sustainable communities are built on three essential and interconnected cornerstones: a healthy natural environment, a vibrant economy, and a healthy and equitable social environment. These three pillars ground and motivate everything we do at FortWhyte.

Stories of Sustainability

Spring Into Sustainability

Spring is the season for renewal and growth. So why not re-think some of our old habits and make changes that are going to reduce our impact on the planet?

Women in Science: Katrina Froese

Women in science are making major strides in the world of science. We see it right here at FortWhyte Alive, where Katrina Froese shares her love for environmental science and inspires youth to consider a career in STEM.

World Wetland Day: Wetlands are Essential

February 2 is World Wetlands Day. We know, a strange time of year to celebrate water -- our water is frozen pretty solid in Winnipeg right now. But in every season, wetlands play an essential role in the health of our environment.

Migration Magic

Every autumn thousands of geese take part in the breathtaking ritual of migration, using FortWhyte Alive’s lakes to prepare for their long journey ahead.

3 ways to help the planet this fall

As the leaves turn and the temperatures drop, many of us are preparing our homes and gardens for the upcoming season. Why not re-think some of our old habits and make changes that are going to reduce our impact on the planet? Check out these three tips to kick off fall on a sustainable note and make a difference in your environmental footprint today.