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
Change For Climate Lunchbox Series
A series of one-hour sessions on topics related to climate change, energy efficiency, climate resilience and more. Upcoming sessions include:
- Change Mobility for Climate: Try Cycling (Thursday May 27)
- Waste Cart Rollout & Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Household Waste (Thursday June 10)
You can also view recordings of any sessions you may have missed.
Learn what you can do to stop the spread of invasive species at home. More information about Volunteer Weed Pull events will be posted later in June. Stay tuned!
An annual weekend event featuring energy-efficient and renewable energy technology at various open houses, all within the greater Edmonton area. This year, the event is going virtual, with 5 tour dates featuring homes in Edmonton, Calgary and Lethbridge.
Root For Trees
Root for Trees is Edmonton's volunteer tree planting initiative. In 2021, they will be offering safe and fun volunteer opportunities and online bookings are now open!
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
- Need More Nature in Your Life?
The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute is hosting a five-part webinar series from May 6 to June 3 get citizens excited to participate in the YEG BiodiverCity Challenge June 10-13.
- Reimagining Rivers Webinar Series
Join the Centre for Constitutional Studies and the Environmental Law Centre as they take an online journey to reimagine rivers.
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.