Environmental stewardship.

Environmental stewardship refers to responsible use and protection of the natural environment through conservation and sustainable practices. Aldo Leopold (1887–1949) championed environmental stewardship based on a land ethic "dealing with man's relation to land and to the animals and plants which grow upon it.

Different types of environmental stewards

There are 3 types of environmental stewards: doers, donors, and practitioners. Doers go out and help the cause by taking action. For example, the doers in an oil spill would be the volunteers that go along the beach and help clean up the oil from the beaches. A donor is the person that financially helps the cause. They can do anything from donating their money, to having galas or other fundraisers. They are typically governmental agencies. Lastly there are practitioners. They work on a day-to-day basis to steer governmental agencies, scientists, stakeholder groups, or any other group toward a stewardship outcome. Together these 3 groups make up environmental stewards and with the help keep the ecosystem running healthily. Anybody can be an environmental steward by being aware and knowledgeable of the world around them and making sure they do as little as possible to negatively impact our world. Without these groups it would be hard to get any sort of sustainability in our increasingly technology, pollution, industrial based world.

WHO

We strive to engage with schools, community organizations, and institutions with a commitment to utilizing the farm boxes as fertile ground for food production and as a tool for personal growth, and community engagement. It is essential that the farm boxes be fully woven into the fabric of the organization and its surrounding community. In the map below, you can see the schools and organizations who are currently collaborating with us.

Outdoors Alliance for Kids

Ecology Center

David Suzuki Foundation

  • Keystone XL approval hinders the growing global renewable energy economy
    VANCOUVER -- The U.S. government's decision to approve the Keystone XL construction permit puts the country behind in a global economy that is rapidly shifting to renewable energy -- and...
  • Electric car FAQs, part two
    Is electricity greener than gasoline? How eco-friendly are EV batteries? Will switching to EVs create more electricity demand? Your questions answered...
  • Facts and evidence matter in confronting climate crisis
    We recently highlighted the faulty logic of a pseudoscientific argument against addressing climate change: the proposition that because CO2 is necessary for plants, increasing emissions is good for the planet and the life it supports. Those who read, write or talk regularly about climate change and ecology are familiar with other anti-environmental arguments not coated with a scientific sheen.
  • Budget 2017 moves towards a clean energy economy, misses nature protection
    VANCOUVER -- The David Suzuki Foundation is encouraged to see the federal government following through on its commitments to invest in clean energy and transit in the 2017 budget. However,...
  • Put an end to oil subsidies with a letter to the editor
    The 2017 federal budget reduces some of the subsidies to the fossil fuel industry but still allocates hundreds of millions of dollars to the industry.

Cornwall Alliance

  • Why Does ExxonMobil Want the U.S. to Stay in the Paris Climate Accord?
    The Financial Times reports that ExxonMobil “has written to the Trump administration urging it to keep the US in the Paris climate accord ….” Why? The main reason is that staying in the Paris accord offers “the opportunity to support greater use of natural gas, which creates lower carbon dioxide emissions than coal when burnt for power generation.” […]
  • Trump’s Energy Independence Order: A Boon To America And The Environment
    President Trump’s “Executive Order on Energy Independence” will save the American people hundreds of billions of dollars every year that would have been wasted on purely symbolic efforts under former President Obama’s “Clean Power Plan” and other regulations. Former President Barack Obama justified those regulations by claiming they would reduce global warming. But in reality, […]
  • Nobel physicist Ivar Giaever’s classic lecture on global warming
    To answer a question sent to the Cornwall Alliance, I re-watched, today, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Dr. Ivar Giaever’s outstanding lecture debunking the idea that carbon dioxide is driving unprecedented global warming and was reminded just how brilliant it is. Despite the passage of nearly two years, it remains highly persuasive. Watch it for yourself. If […]
  • Prayer for the Environmental Problems in Developing countries
    Dear Father in Heaven, We pray for the environmental problems in our world, especially in developing countries. We pray for a solution to the high air-pollution levels in countries like China, India, and other South East Asian countries where it has been having a severe impact on the health of the local people. We pray for […]
  • We Pray for the Poor Across the Globe
    Dear Father in heaven, We pray for the poor in developing countries across the globe. We pray for the economic development of the countries where poverty is high. Let Your hand move upon the hearts and hands of people who hold positions of influence in these countries. Lord, we pray for long-term solutions that are […]
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