Environment Week is May 30 to June 5, 2021. Many annual events have been cancelled, revised or postponed. Please check directly on each event page. Some, such as weed pulls and the Downtown Sustainability Stroll, can also be done on your own.
City of Edmonton Events
Garlic Mustard is a non-native plant species that is invasive to our environment and can be destructive to native biodiversity and habitat. Mill Creek Ravine is one of few known locations in Edmonton where this prohibited noxious weed has been discovered. Help eliminate them at a weed pull. Garlic Mustard is easy to pull and has no thorns or skin irritants.
Orange hawkweed is a species native to Europe and originally introduced to North America as an ornamental plant. Orange hawkweed is very invasive to our environment and can be destructive to native biodiversity and habitat.
An annual weekend event featuring energy-efficient and renewable energy technology at various open houses, all within the greater Edmonton area.
Root For Trees Fest
A fun, family event at Goldbar Park, with tree plantings and giveaways, a Tree-athlon, educational exhibits and more.
World Environment Day
June 5: This year's theme is "Restore Our Earth".
Clean Air Day
June 2: Clean Air Day is celebrated the Wednesday of Environment Week.
Downtown Sustainability Stroll
Take a self-guided tour to learn about the various sustainability features in downtown Edmonton.
Events and Information by Other Organizations
Find more environmental events on our Greener Days calendar!
Learn more and start taking steps to "green" your life! Check out these City programs:
Learn to compost the fun and easy way at the John Janzen Nature Centre's Backyard Compost Education Centre, or host your own Community Compost Workshop.