Helping children and youth discover their inner nature!
ABOUT OUR CHARITY
Founded in 1991, the Environmental Youth Alliance (EYA) creates transformative nature experiences and opens a world of imagination, curiosity, and possibility for inner city youth. Through hands-on learning and community-based arts, we nurture environmental values, improve wellbeing, and inspire young environmental leaders in Metro Vancouver.
ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS
In 2017, we’ll engage over 1,000 inner city kids in four programs related to rewilding, native plants, pollinators, and beekeeping. The beloved Community Hive program engages youth in a beekeeping apprenticeship at Strathcona Community Garden and beekeeping workshops in elementary schools. The new Native Plant Nursery internship helps underserved youth grow and distribute thousands of indigenous plants, trees, and shrubs to low-income families. The popular Pollinator Citizen Science program engages a team of youth volunteers to monitor bee and butterfly populations in greenspaces throughout the city. The Wild Mind program delivers a series of four outdoor learning workshops on rewilding to middle school students.