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Worms in Dirt

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Ice cream, anyone? We've got the perfect sweet treat for you, featuring a... squirmy surprise?! Don't worry, we're only talking about gummy worms! This...

Level up your Shoreline Cleanup

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Did you know it would take more than 33 years to walk along all of Canada's coastlines? That SHORE is a long time! At...

Doing Dishes the Lazy (and Green) Way!

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Picture this: it’s the end of a delicious meal and you’ve licked your plate clean. But UGH, now it’s time to do the dishes!...

Forest Fossils

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With summer in full swing, we love getting outside and exploring our wonderful forests. There’s something so lovely about seeing the beautiful trees...

Fry Bread

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Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day! It’s a day to celebrate the cultural richness and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Metis people!  Anyone hungry?...

Make a Bee Hotel

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Where do bees go on vacation? The bee-ch! It’s pollinator season, and our hardworking friends have been keeping busy. After a big day...

Build a Backyard Oasis

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Some people think bugs are icky, but at Earth Rangers, we think they’re awesome! Often we only think about them when they show up...

Grizzly Bear Toast

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Do you feel a rumbly in your tumbly? Breakfast, lunch, or snack, we’ve got your family covered! Even the littlest cubs at home can...

Slow and Steady Planters

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One of the trickiest things about growing plants indoors is figuring out how much or how little water they need. Well, we’ve solved that...

Enter the Backyard Biologist Contest

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Whether you live in the country or in the city, there are interesting plants and animals all around you. Just head out to your...

Just a Little Bit Birdy!

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Few things say spring more than the happy soundtrack of chirping birds. Our flying friends are all around us, and that’s why it’s the...

Honouring Indigenous Lands

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We all have a favourite spot in nature. It could be somewhere huge, like Banff National Park, or somewhere small, like the park near...

Jumping Frogs

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Boing! Boing! Boing! Frogs are famous for their giant jumps and huge hops! In fact, it’s one of the only ways they get around....

Clean Up Litter for Frogs

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When it comes to breathing, humans have lungs, fish have gills, and frogs have…skin? You read that right! Frogs have what is called permeable...

Are YOU a Red Panda?

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Did you know that red pandas aren’t actually pandas? They belong to a whole different family, called Mustelidae, which includes weasels, otters, badgers, raccoons,...

Become a Red Panda

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Red pandas are awesomely adorable. They weigh about the same as a medium-sized dog, and spend most of their time in trees. Their long...

Trees for Butterflies

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Every year, monarch butterflies make the incredible migration from Canada to Mexico, where you can see thousands of them rest on a single tree!...

Fluttering Butterfly Craft

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Now that spring has sprung, we’re starting to see all sorts of incredible insects, like beetles, bees and of course butterflies! Bring that spring...

Take a Bighorn Sheep Hike

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Unleash your inner bighorn sheep! Get outside and explore by hiking with your family and friends! For today’s Eco-Activity, we’re going to take a hike inspired...

No-Bake Bighorn S’mores

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April weather can sometimes have us daydreaming about summertime—camping, swimming in the lake, and of course making s’mores! It might not be campfire season...

Build a Badger Den!

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When it comes to tunneling, American badgers put everyone to shame! Their epic underground burrows are a maze of tunnels and dens, which is...

Badgerific Word Search

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American badgers are feisty creatures with amazing digging skills, but what else do you know about them? Brush up on your badger facts with...

Staying Warm in Freezing Waters

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When it comes to surviving the cold, no one does it better than our Arctic buddies. For the ones that live underwater, the secret...

Make a Narwhal Buddy

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Everyone could use a narwhal as a pal. After all, who wouldn’t want a friend with the nickname “unicorn of the sea”? For today’s...

Eco-Activity: We want to hear you RAWR!

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RAWR! It’s not just the sound a bear makes, it’s also the name of one of our favourite Missions! RAWR stands for Respect Animals...

Eco-Activity: Bee-ing Eco With Beeswax

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You might not think twice about covering your leftovers in plastic wrap, but it’s just another single-use plastic that’s hurting our planet. There...

Eco-Activity: This Quiz ShamROCKS

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It’s St. Patrick’s Day! You’ve probably seen shamrocks all over the place, but did you know that a shamrock is more than just...

Eco-Activity: DIY Cutlery Pouch

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You’ve got your reusable bottle, your reusable grocery bags and you’re on your way to saying “so long” to all single-use plastics. But you’ve...

Eco-Activity: Upcycled Tee-tote!

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Did you know that a plastic bag under water can look just like a jellyfish—at least sea turtles think they do. Sea turtles gobble...

Eco-Activity: Call of the Wild

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Awooo! Roar! Meow! Glub! Seems like that would be pretty easy to remember, but what if you’re under intense game time pressure? Let’s see...

Eco-Activity: Twiggy Tree Art

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Looking for a reason to get outside this weekend? Why not make some twiggy tree art! It’s a great way to get some fresh...

Eco-Activity: Defeat the Single-Use Plastic Gang

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The Single-use Plastic gang is up to no good and are causing all sorts of problems for the planet. Help us stop them, and...

Eco-Activity: Defeat the Single-Use Plastic Gang

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The Single-use Plastic gang is up to no good and are causing all sorts of problems for the planet. Help us stop them, and...

Eco-Activity: Icy Sun Catchers

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Are your trees looking a little plain? Maybe your balcony could use a bit of a pick-me-up? Here’s a creative way to spruce up...

Eco-Activity: Join the Earth Defence Squad!

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Calling all Earthlings—your planet needs you! Climate change is causing lots of trouble on Planet Earth, but you've got what it takes to fight...

Eco-activity: Sock snowman

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Still struggling with what to do with odd socks? Sock puppets not your thing? It’s a waste to toss a whole pair when just...

Eco-Activity: Take the Hippo quiz

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Are you a hippo fan? Then you’ll love today! It’s World Hippo Day, the day when we celebrate these amazing creatures and encourage people...

Eco-Activity: Bee mine

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Have you heard the buzz? Valentine’s Day is flying this way! But don’t go out and buy cards, make your own instead! Bonus points if...

Eco-Activity: Make cookies for someone you love!

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and love is in the air at Earth Rangers. Now is the perfect time to show someone...

Eco-Activity: Edible outdoor decor

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We’ve got an awesome way to take your outdoor spaces to the next animal-helping level. For today’s Eco-Activity, we’re giving our feathered friends extra...

Eco-Activity: Go Winter Bird Watching!

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Have you ever heard the sound of birds chirping in the winter? We know many birds fly south when it gets colder, but some...

Eco-Activity: Explore the Wild Wire Blog!

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Did you know that giraffes sleep for just 30 minutes a day, or that the giant armadillo has more teeth then any other land...

Eco-Activity: Have fun with this a-MOOSE-ing quiz!

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What do you call a moose that plays piano? (see bottom of page for answer) If you know the answer then you MUST be a moose...

Eco-activity: DIY Snow Globe

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There’s nothing quite like looking up as snowflakes swirl around and the world becomes a snow globe… so why not make your own to...

Eco-Activity: It’s time for some winter bingo!

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Do you spend more time inside when the weather gets colder? Most of us do, but there’s a winter wonderland out there full of...

Eco-Activity: My New Year’s Resolution to Save the Planet

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It’s a new year and do you know what that means? It’s time for some new year’s resolutions. That’s where we make goals for...

Eco-Activity: Snowflake identifier

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While watching it blow past your window, it can be very easy to forget that the white specks of winter fluff are actually...

Eco-Activity: Try the top 5 Eco-Activities of 2021!

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Can you believe that we’ve done almost 100 Eco-Activities this year? That’s pretty impressive, if we may say so ourselves! There were crafts, recipes,...

Eco-Activity: Twiggy the Reindeer

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You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen…but do you know Twiggy, the reindeer made from...

Eco-Activity: Make your own river otter comic strip!

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What do you think animals say to each other when we’re not around? They might not speak the way we do, but they communicate...

Eco-Activity: What goes into our water?

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You probably know that oil spills are bad for the environment, but do you know why? What really happens when oil gets into our...

Eco-Activity: Unscramble this Grizzly Bear Puzzle!

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We need your help! As we were writing this Eco-Activity about grizzly bears, we dropped our notes and now all of our words are...

Eco-Activity: Snack like a Rabbit!

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Have you checked out the Act Like an Animal Challenge yet? It’s all about adopting habits from the animal kingdom to help us slow down climate...

Eco-Activity: Help us catch Earth Rangers Most Wanted!

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The EARTH RANGERS MOST WANTED ENERGY WASTERS are on the loose again and are looking to make trouble in your home this winter! For today’s Eco-Activity,...

Eco-Activity: Make a bee buddy!

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Do you miss bees as much as we do in the winter? For today’s Eco-Activity, we’re going to make some bee buddies to keep...

Eco-Activity: Homemade twig ornaments!

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It’s the perfect time of year to make some homemade decorations for the holidays! Why not show off your love for forests by getting twiggy with...

Eco-Activity: Make a plan to cut back on car time this...

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Did you know that transportation is a big source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions? The more we drive, the more GHGs we release. For...

Eco-Activity: Make your own indoor tree!

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Are you ready to bring a little bit of the forest into your home? For today’s Eco-Activity, we’re showing you how to make your...

Eco-Activity: Name that turtle!

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Did you know that there are about 320 different species of turtles? Now that’s A LOT of turtles! For today’s Eco-Activity, we’re going to...

Eco-Activity: It’s time to Act Like an Animal

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Paw-don me, but we need a couple copycats right meow! Yes, we’re fur-real! For today’s Eco-Activity, we want you to Act Like an Animal...

Eco-Activity: Make a pumpkin bird feeder!

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Now that Halloween is over, what are you doing with your jack-o’-lantern? Don’t just throw it away; turn it into something new! For today’s Eco-Activity,...

Eco-Activity: Become a Junior Polar bear Researcher!

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Have you ever wanted to see what it’s like to be a polar bear researcher? For today’s Eco-Activity, that’s exactly what you’ll be doing....

Eco-Activity: Habitat Detective

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Have you ever dreamed of becoming a nature explorer, discovering incredible ecosystems and amazing animal habitats around the world? Well, why not start in...

Eco-Activity: Host a post-Halloween clean up!

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Halloween is amazing; you get to go trick-or-treating, eat candy, and dress up in super cool costumes, who wouldn’t love it? If you trick-or-treat...

Eco-Activity: Windowsill garden

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It may be autumn, but we’ve still got a taste for fresh local veggies. So grab your garden gear and learn how to plant...

Eco-Activity: Can you reduce your single-use plastics?

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The world is making incredible progress in the fight against single-use plastics. Did you know that approximately 40% of plastic produced every year is...

Eco-Activity: Help keep batteries out of landfills!

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Today’s #WasteReductionWeek theme is e-waste, so we’re going to tackle one of the most common types of e-waste: batteries! Dead batteries shouldn’t just go...

Eco-Activity: Recreate your wardrobe!

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Everybody loves to look fabulous, and oftentimes that means out with the old clothes and in with the new. But who ever said fashion...

Eco-Activity: Make something from nothing!

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You’re probably curious why there’s an eco-activity on a Monday... Well, it’s Waste Reduction Week in Canada! This week, we’re bringing you five exclusive Eco-Activities every...

Eco-Activity: Create a shoebox forest!

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Forests are wonderful places that give us so much – fresh air to breathe, habitat for wildlife, and they even help fight climate change....

Eco-Activity: A local scavenger hunt

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Your local community is an important place! A strong community can be a powerful asset, and learning to support local people, ecosystems and businesses...

Eco-Activity: It’s an Earth Rangers Halloween!

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Spooky season is upon us, which means that stores are filled with costumes, candy, and of course, pumpkins. For today’s eco-activity, we’re going to...

Eco-Activity: The Grocery Sprint

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Trying to become more aware of your carbon footprint? Then this is challenge is for you! A carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide that...

Eco-Activity: Save your seeds for spring!

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Did you know that farmers grow their crops from their own seeds? That’s right! When the growing season for most plants is over, they...

Eco-Activity: Create Some Arctic Fox Artwork!

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Arctic foxes are masters of camouflage! Every winter their brown/grey fur changes to white, allowing them to blend in better with the snow and...

Eco-Activity: Create your own wind turbine!

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Wind can do a lot of things; it can make our hair dance (making us look like movie stars), it can blow away our...

Eco-Activity: Hoo is telling the truth?

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Great Horned Owls are majestic, large birds native to the Americas, but how much do you know about our feathered friends? We’re here to...

Eco-Activity: Fall Outdoor Scavenger Hunt!

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The last official days of summer are upon us, and we are starting to see some leaves changing colours! Days are shorter, colder weather approaches...

Congratulations Summer Contest 2021 Winners!

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This summer, Earth Rangers members from all over Canada took part in the #ecosummer21 contest. We challenged them to help the planet by taking...

Eco-Activity: Learn how animals express themselves!

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As humans, we find many different ways to express our emotions. Our faces, our gestures, and even our voices are ways to show our...

Eco-Activity: Make your own bear paws!

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Today is World Teddy Bear Day, and what better way to celebrate than by honouring our real-life teddy bear friends: grizzly bears! Grizzly bears...

Eco Activity: Make a recipe with only local ingredients!

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Eating local is a great way to lower your food’s carbon footprint. It reduces associated emissions from transport and supports local farmers and businesses...

Eco-Activity: Make your own back to school time capsule!

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School starts in one week which means it’s a great time to reflect on an amazing summer and start thinking about the upcoming year!...

Eco-Activity: Take this otterly awesome quiz!

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River otters are incredible animals, but how much do you know about them? For today’s eco-activity, test your knowledge on this magnificent mammal! You otter take...

Eco-Activity: Make your own Solar S’mores!

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Have you ever roasted a s’more with only the sun?! Well, you came to the right place if you want to find out how exactly...

Eco-Activity: Create an eco-friendly map to get to school!

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Create an eco-friendly map to get to school! Canadians buy more cars that emit the most carbon into our atmosphere per kilometre out of any...

Eco-Activity: Become a Wildlife Photographer for the day!

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Today is World Photography Day, and to celebrate, we’re going to learn some tips on how to capture amazing wildlife images near you! Wildlife...

Eco-Activity: A Grizzly Grid

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The great grizzly bear is a magnificent and strong creature; huge paws, sharp claws, and pointy teeth. Despite their strength, and lack of predators, grizzly...

Eco-Activity: It’s a quest to be a quizmaster!

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School’s out for the summer, but before you put your thinking cap away we want to know if you have what it takes to...

Eco-Activity: Make some homemade wildflower seed bombs

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Create a meadow oasis in your backyard with these homemade wildflower seed bombs!  As Earth Rangers, we know how important our native wildflower population...

Eco-Activity: Learn How To Identify a Tree’s Age!

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Trees are simply magnificent and carry a lot of wisdom within their layers of wood. If you think about it, many old trees have lived...

Eco-Activity: Make Your Own Badger Mask!

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American Badgers are elusive members of the weasel family. You will mostly find them in open grasslands and scrublands all across North America. These...

Eco-Activity: Pollinator Power Crossword

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Without our pollinator pals we wouldn’t have the delicious fruits and vegetables to eat, beautiful flowers, and many other important plants that support a...

Eco-Activity: Start your summer harvest!

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Summer is here, and that means all of the delicious, bright coloured fruits and veggies are also popping out of the soil too!  In most...

Eco-Activity: Get Your Snowflake On!

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Not only are we (hopefully!) going to break an awesome record, but we will be using the paper snowflakes to share your messages of...

Eco-Activity: She Sells Seashells by the Sea Shore!

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In Canada, we’re extremely lucky to have a country full of bustling streams, glassy lakes and swelling ocean coastlines. To be exact, approximately 12% of...

Eco-Activity: Learn all about Lynx!

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At Earth Rangers, we’re putting our Ears On to talk about climate change and how it affects animals that we love. Findings from our new...

Eco-Activity: WIN with Christmas in July!

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Summer might be in full swing, but we’ve got a different holiday on the brain here at Earth Rangers. Our friends at FPAC (The...

Eco-Activity: Win a Super Summer Swag Bag!

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Summer is in full force, so why not enjoy the nice weather and time outside by taking part in Earth Rangers’ eco-activities and Missions! Not...

Eco-Activity: Keeping it eco at the beach

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The beach is not only the perfect place to have fun with friends, enjoy the sun, and splash in the water – it’s also...

Eco-Activity: Snowflakes in the summer?!

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Do you have concerns about the climate? Do you want your voice to be heard? For today’s eco-activity, we’re giving you a chance to...

Eco-Activity: Win with Earth Rangers!

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Attention Earth Rangers: there’s less than a month left to enter the Backyard Biologist Photo Contest! We’re giving away a Canon Powershot camera to...

Eco-Activity: Calling all butterflies!

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Besides being pretty to look at, did you know butterflies are also important pollinators that help keep our plants healthy and our fruits and...

Eco-Activity: Get your ears on!

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When we're concerned about the environment, it’s not always easy to talk about it.  But we came up with a little trick! Want to have...

Eco-Activity: Handy Tips for a Green Garden

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Eating local has tons of benefits, and what could be more local than growing food right in your own backyard?! For today’s eco-activity we’re...

Eco-Activity: Saving our Oceans from home!

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Plastic pollution is a big problem, and our oceans need your help! Today is World Ocean Day, so for today’s eco-activity we’re sharing some...

Eco-Activity: Polar Plunge

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As Earth Rangers, we know climate change is a big problem for the animals we love, but understanding just how it affects them can...

Eco-Activity: Collect and Conserve!

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Climate change is causing lots of wacky weather, from increasing temperatures to droughts, forest fires, and floods. When we can’t mitigate its effects we...

Eco-Activity: Snap a pic to WIN a Canon Powershot camera!

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Do you love nature? Have a keen eye for cool creatures or passionate about plants? We’re calling on you to become a Backyard Biologist, sending...

Eco-Activity: Forest In a Jar

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Forests are magical places, and we don’t know about you, but we take every chance we get to go out and enjoy them! Sometimes...

Eco-Activity: Become a Waste Warrior!

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Do you have what it takes to become a waste warrior? For today’s eco-activity, we want to put you in charge of trash! Learn...

Eco-Activity: Take Action Against Litter!

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Today is the official Day of Action on Litter in Ontario, but no matter where you live, today we’re talking about trash! For today’s...

Eco-Activity: Save A Shoreline Near You!

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We love getting outside just because nature’s awesome, but getting outside AND helping animals is a win win. For today’s eco-activity, we want you...

Eco-Activity: Wrapping up our Creature Features with a whale of an...

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With Earth Month over, it’s time to say goodbye to our Creature Feature series, but we’re sending it off with a fun experiment perfect...

Eco-Activity: Bring on the batteries!

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It’s that time of year again, Earth Rangers: time for a spring clean! Alright alright, that doesn’t sound super fun, we get it –...

Eco-Activity: Another grrrreat Creature Feature coming your way!

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For this week’s Creature Feature, we’re highlighting one of Canada’s grrreatest and grrrrandest: the Grizzly Bear! Grizzly bears are one of the most epic creatures in Canada’s...

Eco-Activity: It’s an Earth Day Special Edition!

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It’s a special day today, and to celebrate, we’ve got a TON of exciting things coming your way, including this special edition Earth Day eco-activity!...

Eco-Activity: It’s a buzzworthy Creature Feature!

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Welcome back to another Creature Feature! Ready for the buzz on this week’s guest of honour? Did you know that 1 out of every 3...

Eco-Activity: Habitat Investigator

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Forest, wetland, arctic, desert, ocean, rainforest – what do all of these have in common? They are all different kinds of animal habitats! Today...

Eco-Activity: It’s time for Creature Feature Round 2!

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We hope you enjoyed last week’s fox fun creature feature! Can you guess hoo this week’s special guest is? Great horned owls are found throughout North...

Eco-Activity: Plant a tree, get a FREE gift!

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*Please note: Limited quanity gift packs from FPAC are no longer available As an Earth Ranger we probably don’t need to tell you how important trees are. Besides being nice to...

Eco-Activity: It’s a fox fun creature feature – PLUS bonus points!

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Introducing the Creature Feature, a new weekly eco-activity series where we’ll highlight one of the amazing animals we’re working hard to protect here at Earth...

Eco-Activity: Celebrate Earth Month by showing off your love for animals!

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April is our favourite. It’s a month that’s all about the animals! Well okay, every month is all about the animals here at Earth...

Eco-Activity: Say ‘SUP to recycled bead curtains!

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It’s time to cut the SUPs – single-use plastics, that is! These are plastic products like straws, grocery bags, and water bottles, designed to...

Eco-Activity: Join Captain Conservation’s Crew and help catch the Earth Rangers...

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The Earth Rangers Most Wanted are on the loose, and Captain Conservation needs your help to stop them! The Terrible Tap and Power Phantom...

Eco-Activity: DIY Plushie Palace

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Did you know that online shopping has almost doubled in the last year? That means we’re filling our homes with not only more stuff,...

Eco-Activity: Pot o’ Gold

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Top o’ the evenin’ to ye! Here’s a green way to store ye gold, lads and lassies: a DIY coin saver that’s fit to...

Eco-Activity: Roam the ROM from Home!

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Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum is doing something extra special, and for today’s eco-activity we’re bringing the museum to you! The ROM at Home Program opens the virtual doors...

Eco-Activity: Lightbulb Switcheroo!

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How many Earth Rangers does it take to change a light bulb? ONE! Did you know that the type of light bulb you buy makes...

Eco-Activity: A Natural Solution

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Household cleaners often contain toxins that are harmful. These products get washed down the drain and when these toxins get into the environment, they...

Eco-Activity: Twiggy Tree Art

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Looking for a reason to get outside this weekend? Why not make some twiggy tree art! It’s a great way to get some fresh...

Eco-Activity: Snowy Seed Smorgasbord

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Snow is fun fluff but did you know it can hide food sources from feathered friends? A huge amount of snow can make it...

Eco-Activity: Upcycled Snow Squalls

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There has been a lot of snowfall across Canada lately, and many places have been experiencing super chilly temperatures. This motivated us to craft...

Eco-Activity: Doorstep Dropoff

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Today is #NationalBatteryDay! Get in touch with your family, friends, and neighbours nearby to coordinate a safe doorstep dropoff for used batteries. Just ask...

Eco-Activity: Love Bugs

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we’ve got the perfect craft to get you in the spirit! This adorable DIY has everything...

Eco-Activity: Hedgehog Over Heels!

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Valentine’s Day is less than a week away now, and we are “hedge over heels” for this sustainable craft! You don’t need much for...

Eco-Activity: Lookout for nature

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I spy with my little eye… an Earth Ranger looking for outdoor fun! These DIY binoculars are a creative craft fit for any young...

Eco-Activity: Epic hot chocolate adventure

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Two words: HOT CHOCOLATE! Who doesn’t love a sweet treat that also warms you from the inside out!? Today we are challenging you to...

Eco-Activity: Wonderful winter wreaths

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Even though we’re more than halfway through January, there‘s still a lot of winter left here in Canada. While some aren’t fans of feeling...

Eco-Activity: Homemade potpourri

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Unless you live in a forest surrounded by evergreen trees (if you do we’re totally jealous because that sounds really cool), winter might not...

Eco-Activity: Tree-rific backyard habitat

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Tree-rific Backyard Habitat  Did your family celebrate last month with an indoor tree? If you’d like to prolong the holiday spirit and share the gift...

Eco-activity: Sustainable Gifting Station

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Today’s Eco Activity: Sustainable Gifting Station Happy December! It’s a month filled with the warm fuzzies that come with gift-giving and celebrating with family and...

Eco-activity: Odd sock holiday puppets

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Today’s Eco Activity: Odd Sock Holiday Puppets Odd socks – we’ve all got ‘em! Sometimes the left one wears out way faster than the right,...

Eco-Activity: Jar-Rinser, Lid-Locker… Animal Protector!

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Today’s Eco Activity: Jar-Rinser, Lid-Locker… Animal Protector! Who is that new family of animal-saving super heroes on the block? IT’S YOUR FAMILY! Many animals have...

Eco-Activity: Eggcellent penguin pals

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Today’s Eco Activity: Eggcellent Penguin Pals Brrrrr! Winter is nearly here, Earth Rangers! Depending on where you live, you may have even had snow already....

Eco-Activity: Pinecone bird feeders

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Today’s Eco Activity: Pinecone Bird Feeders Even though the sky may have been busy with migrating birds this fall, there are plenty that will be...

Eco-Activity: WIN with the Earth Rangers Podcast!

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Today’s Eco Activity: Animal Encounter Storyteller Calling all aspiring storytellers, especially those who want a chance to WIN! Do you or someone you know have...

Eco-Activity: Owlsome scrap stamps

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Today’s Eco Activity: Owlsome Scrap Stamps Have you ever tried using bits of food scraps to re-grow plants and veggies? It’s so easy! Using just...

Eco-Activity: Leafy ghost garland

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Today’s Eco Activity: Leafy Ghost Garland Happy Hallo-WEEK, Earth Ranger families! Have you been on the prowl for some BOO-tiful and sustainable Halloween decorations? We’ve...

Eco-Activity: Stash Trash and RAWR around your ‘hood!

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Today’s Eco Activity: Stash Trash & RAWR around your ‘hood! Nature is awesome! It’s fun to play in, beautiful to look at, and is home...

Eco-Activity: Cut the SUPs!

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Today’s Eco Activity: Cut the SUPs! Huh?! What’s SUP? Single-Use Plastics, that’s what! Things like plastic cutlery, bags, and straws not only take a lot...

Eco-Activity: Leafy lanterns

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Today’s Eco Activity: Leafy Lanterns Is your front stoop in need of a little love and light before those pumpkins get carved? How about sprucing...

Eco-Activity: Fall fun architect

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Today’s Eco Activity: Fall Fun Architect We Earth Rangers love challenging you to animal-saving, Earth-loving Missions! But have you ever thought about creating your own...

Eco-Activity: 3 Steps to Keep Cool

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Leaves are starting to fall (along with the temperature), so autumn is definitely here! Many of us are excited for “spooky season”, but there...

Eco-Activity: Pressed plant bookmarks

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Today’s Eco Activity: Pressed Plant Bookmarks Are your family members collectors of habitat treasures, especially as the summer winds down? Maybe flowers in their hair?...

Eco-Activity: Become a Food Waste Warrior

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Today’s Eco Activity: Become a Food Waste Warrior! Today we’re celebrating the first ever International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste – and...

Eco-Activity: Maritime lanterns

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Today’s Eco Activity: Maritime Lanterns Have you ever wanted your very own fishy friends at home? Or some snazzy lighting to warm up a cool...

Eco-Activity: Dead battery rummage

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Today’s Eco Activity: Dead Battery Rummage Don’t forget about this truly electric CONTEST, because it’s ending soon!! Batteries that go out with the trash end up in landfills...

Eco-Activity: Garbage gobblers

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Today’s Eco Activity: Garbage Gobblers This Saturday is #InternationalCoastalCleanupDay, and there is no better time than now to get out and clean up our local...

Eco-Activity: Graduate to Green Drivers with your FREE Mission Mailer!

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Today’s Eco Activity: Graduate to Green Drivers Did you know tomorrow is the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer? Without it life...

Eco-Activity: DIY Towel Teddy

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Yesterday was #NationalTeddyBearDay, so we’ve been celebrating with beary cool activities! Did you know a group of bears is called a sleuth? Have you...

Eco-Activity: Celebrate National Teddy Bear Day!

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Tomorrow is #NationalTeddyBearDay! We’ve come up with a delicious meal to celebrate early if you’re already feeling a rumbly in your tumbly. Even the...

Eco-Activity: Arborist for an hour

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Beginning next week, Earth Rangers will be reducing the frequency of our eco-activities emails from daily to twice weekly. We have loved being part of...

Eco-Activity: Hungry animal bookmarks

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As the summer is winding down and most of us will be once again hitting the books, we wanted to craft some cute page-corner...

Eco-Activity: Build a battery collection box and WIN!

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Hey techie families! Here’s a CONTEST to get you really charged up! Did you know that properly recycling the batteries in your remote controls, toys,...

Eco-Activity: Buy-buy bug candles

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There’s nothing more peaceful than a cool late-summer evening… until you suddenly get bit!! Campfires, outdoor family dinners, and sunset watching can quickly get...

Eco-Activity: Butterfly snack shop

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We Canadians are known for our kindness and hospitality, and as Earth Rangers we know that applies to all creatures, human and otherwise! So...

Eco-Activity: Kitchen scrap crops

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Did you know you can use your kitchen scraps to re-grow certain fruits and veggies right at home? It’s easy to turn your food...

Eco-Activity: The Great Migration

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Do you love going to the beach? So do red knots! These adorable little guys are actually super tough shorebirds that travel incredible distances....

Eco-Activity: Super stick door signs

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Has your family been eating lots of popsicles this summer? We sure have! Since our leftover popsicle sticks started to pile up, we’ve come...

Eco-Activity: Playful polymers

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Calling all the little chemists! We’ve got special interactive versions of our Facebook Live sessions happening for all you science lovers, thanks to our...

Eco-Activity: Become a locavore!

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Today, we’re challenging you to shrink your family’s farm-to-table distance! Being a locavore means doing your best to choose foods that come from somewhere...

Eco-Activity: Get around greener with your FREE Mission Mailer!

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Cars are super convenient, but this easy travel comes with a price: greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. Did you know transportation is the...

Eco-Activity: Timed trash pickup

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Brother vs sister… neighbour vs neighbour… bestie vs bestie… it’s time for the a TIMED TRASH PICK-UP! What better way to celebrate #FriendshipDay than...

Eco-activity: Bee’s knees bumblebee nest

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Today is World Nature Conservation Day, and to celebrate we’re asking you to help some powerful pollinators in need of a new hive! Western...

Eco-Activity: Wind-powered DIY decor

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Renewable energy is also known as “clean energy” or “green energy”, and as you can probably already tell by their names, they are a...

Eco-Activity: Chillin’ in July

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Feeling the summer heat these days? Take some time to chill out with this polar bear wordsearch! A perfect way to PAWS at home...

Eco-Activity: Make a ssssnake ssssnack!

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Today is world snake day!! Ssssscelebrate by ssssnacking on sssnake inssspired refresssshments! What’s all the fuss about? Snakes are sssssuper important in balancing out ecosystems all over the world!...

Eco-Activity: No-sew superhero mask!

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Part of being an Earth Ranger is leading by example for the good of our planet and all species that live here, including people....

Eco-Activity: Creepy crawler cottage!

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Some people think bugs are icky, but we Earth Rangers know they are super important and helpful little critters! They help break down and...

Eco-Activity: Plastic package-free toothpaste!

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It’s #NoPlasticJuly!! A great way to start inspecting your family’s avoidable plastic use is to focus on one room at a time. Ever thought...

Eco-Activity: Outdoor challenge engineer!

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We Earth Rangers love completing our animal-saving, Earth-loving missions! Have you ever thought about creating your very own at-home nature challenge for your friends...

Eco-Activity: Celebrate Canada!

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Canada is home to spectacular landscapes, abundant natural resources, and remarkable biodiversity. What better reason is there to throw Canada a moose-approved party with...

Eco-Activity: Fox friends on a roll!

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Today’s Eco Activity: Fox Friends on a Roll! Red foxes are awesomely adorable and super fun to watch bobbing through a field or through suburban...

Eco-Activity: Introducing the red fox!

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Introducing the Red Fox! The red fox is a dog-like mammal that has a pointed face and ears, a thick and glossy coat of fur,...

Eco-Activity: Father’s Day fun!

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Today’s Eco Activity: Eco-Conscious Coupon Cards! Dad’s Day is coming up on Sunday! This Father’s Day, while we recognize our amazing dads and caregivers at...

Eco-Activity: Snap plant pics for awesome prizes!

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Today’s Eco Activity: Plant Photographer If you or a family member has access to a digital camera, or even a phone or tablet with a...

Eco-Activity: Egg-cellent Murre Habitat

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Today’s Eco Activity: Egg-cellent Murre Habitat During the summer months, the Thick-billed Murre gathers in massive colonies and breeds on seaside cliffs in the Arctic....

Eco-Activity: Celebrate Global Wind Day!

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Introducing the Thick-Billed Murre! Thick-billed murres are found in Arctic waters all across the globe. Known as the “penguins of the north”, these cool looking...

Eco-Activity: Sea Lion or Seal LYIN’?

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Sea Lion or Seal LYIN’? Both sea lions and seals, along with their walrus cousins, are pinnipeds, which mean “fin-footed“ in Latin. It refers to...

Eco-Activity: Animal encounter story contest

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Animal Encounter Story Contest Hey you! Yes, YOU! We want to hear from our amazing Earth Ranger families: we’re looking for your animal encounter stories!...

Eco-Activity: Sea lion origami

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Today’s Eco Activity: Sea Lion Origami Origami is the Japanese art of paper-folding. Have you ever wanted to try your hand at folding your way...

Eco-Activity: Tree bucket buddy

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Tree Bucket Buddy Trees need water just like we do in order to stay hydrated and healthy! Growing new leaves and roots, transporting nutrients, and...

Eco-Activity: Build a Marine Mammal for World Oceans Day!

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Today’s Eco Activity: Build a Marine Mammal Today is World Oceans Day! Celebrate by designing and drawing your very own unique marine mammal! All mammals—including marine...

Eco-Activity: Flick Off the Lights & Flick on a Film

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Flick Off the Lights & Flick on a Film Today is world Environment Day! Climate change is one of the environmental biggest threats facing our...

Eco-Activity: Venomous or Harmless? A Dangerous Game!

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Venomous or Harmless? A Dangerous Game! Are eastern milksnakes venomous? No, but they want you to think that they are! You see, eastern milksnakes are...

Eco-Activity: Shoreline Selfie: Before and After!

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Shoreline Selfie: Before & After! Monday June 8 is World Oceans Day and tomorrow marks the start of Canadian Environment Week, so we think there’s...

Eco-Activity: Get the buzz on bee facts

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Get the buzz on bee facts Do you consider yourself to BEE an expert on pollinators? What about your favourite black and yellow super hero (no, not...

Eco-Activity: Local tree guidebook

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Local Tree Guidebook We all know that Canada’s national tree is the maple… it’s right on our super unique flag! But what about other local...

Eco-Activity: Eastern Milksnake colour and quiz

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The eastern milksnake is a non-venomous snake with smooth, shiny scales and a colourful “saddle” pattern along their backs. Eastern milksnakes can be found...

Eco-Activity: Red Knot’s secret code

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Red Knot’s Secret Code Like most birds, red knots make a variety of calls and songs. You can hear them make anything from a quick...

Eco-Activity: What’s SUP?

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What’s SUP?!? Single Use Plastics, that’s what! Plastic things designed to be used once like cutlery, bags, and straws might be considered convenient at times,...

Eco-Activity: Just poking around!

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Just Poking Around The red knot is a shorebird that uses its long beak to poke into the sand to feel for delicious morsels of...

Eco-Activity: Red Knot flight plan

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Red Knot Flight Plan Red knots are known to have one of the longest migrations of any animal on Earth! Some birds have even travelled...

Eco-Activity: Meet the Red Knot!

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It might be in South America, but did you know that Bahía de San Antonio is an important site for Canadian migratory birds and...

Eco-Activity: Make a difference with just ONE tree!

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Plant Just One Tree Today is World Biodiversity Day! World Biodiversity Day is a day to celebrate the incredible variety of plants and animals that...

Eco-Activity: Polar pop quiz!

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Polar Pop Quiz! We’ve got a coooooool quiz to test your polar bear knowledge! Want some hints before you get started? Check out this polar bear...

Eco-Activity: New contest alert!

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Attention Earth Rangers: it’s time to get planting! In celebration of WORLD BEE DAY, we’ve got BEE-autiful opportunity for you to help out pollinators and...

Eco-Activity: Polar word puzzle!

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When you think of Arctic animals, the first creature that probably comes to mind is the powerful polar bear. These bears are the largest...

Eco-Activity: Otter vs… otter?

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Sea Otter or River Otter? Whether river, lake, stream, or sea, waterways are important to protect and conserve! If it weren’t for wonderfully wet habitats,...

Eco-Activity: Lightbulbs of hope

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Light Bulbs of Hope Doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers are doing so much amazing work to keep us all safe during the pandemic—but let’s not...

Eco Activity: Otter’s eye view

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Otter’s Eye View Join biologist Kim on her otterly awesome adventure learning about river otters in the Yukon! During her time working with the Wildlife...

Eco-Activity: Be a super sorter!

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Be a Super Sorter! Today, people in Ontario are celebrating the FIRST official Day of Action on Litter! But we think it’s a great day...

Eco-Activity: You otter meet our next animal of the week

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The river otter is scarce throughout Canada, with the marked exception of the BC coast. This adorable member of the weasel family is amphibious,...

Eco-Activity: Wolverine expert challenge

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Wolverine Expert Challenge Wolverines might not be the cuddliest creatures in the world, but they sure are interesting! If Wolverine week has gotten you...

Eco-Activity: Marvelous Mother’s Day gifts

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Marvelous Mother’s Day Gifts This Mother’s Day let’s not forget about the original mama: Mother Earth! This Mother’s Day while we recognize our amazing moms...

Eco-Activity: Wondering wolverine words

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Wondering Wolverine Words Wondering about wolverines just like wolverines wander the boreal forests in the North? We’ve got some Wednesday word challenges to feed you...

Eco-Activity: Wipe out water-wasters!

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Wipe Out Water-Wasters! Did you know there are some serious water-wasting offenders hiding in your home? This is bad news for the planet since water is...

Eco-Activity: Name these Wolverines!

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Meet the wolverine, the largest land-dwelling member of the weasel family. Wolverines have a fierce reputation – with strong teeth, extremely sharp claws and...

Eco-Activity: Buzzworthy bumblebee bonanza

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Buzz Worthy Bumblebee Bonanza We dare you to say that 10 times fast! As we come to the end of our Western Bumblebee Week, let’s...

Eco-Activity: Conserve and Connect!

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Conserve and Connect! You’ve probably seen lots of creative ways people are connecting with friends and family while still practicing social distancing. Things like hanging...

Eco-Activity: Who would you BEE?

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Who would you BEE? Meet the Western Bumblebee! Did you know that about 1 out of every 3 bites of food you eat was grown with...

Eco-Activity: Super chill Arctic Fox fun!

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Super Chill Arctic Fox Fun As the weather starts getting warmer this spring, it can be really easy to forget about how important the Arctic...

Eco-Activity: Take the water taste challenge!

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Water Taste Challenge  Thirsty? When you choose tap water, you can help our planet AND save money. Did you know that some bottled water is...

Eco Activity: Adopt an animal (and get free shipping – Happy...

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It’s EARTH DAY!! Today is our favourite day of the year, because we get to celebrate our beautiful planet and all of the amazing animals...

Eco-Activity: Recycled window art

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Recycled Earth Window Art Did you hear that tomorrow is EARTH DAY?! Let’s get the love for our planet started early by producing some works...

Eco-Activity: Arctic donuts?!

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Every Earth Ranger knows that Earth Month is for the animals, which makes now the perfect time to highlight our animal adoption program, and...

Eco-Activity: Become an osprey habitat architect!

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The Earth Rangers Wildlife Adoption Program is a great way to support important conservation research! But for today’s eco-activity we’re giving you the chance to suit...

Eco-Activity: Eliminate energy-wasters in your home

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Eliminate Energy Wasters in Your Home Did you know there are some serious energy-wasting offenders hiding in your home? When we use too much energy,...

Eco Activity: A nest full of osprey fun!

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A Nest FULL of Outstanding Osprey Opportunities Ospreys are large predatory birds found on every continent except Antarctica. They’re known to be great fishers: they...

Eco-Activity: Upcycled plant palaces

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Upcycled Plant Palaces We don’t know about you, but we’ve gotten very well acquainted with our household plants over the past few weeks! As a...

Eco-Activity: Osprey’s a-MAZE-ing Journey

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Every Earth Ranger knows that Earth Month is for the animals, which makes now the perfect time to highlight our animal adoption program, and...

Eco-Activities: More Pawsitively Grizzly Tasks

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More Pawsitively Grizzly Tasks No time to hibernate through this fantastic Friday! There’s a whole den’s worth of activities ahead! 1. A Grizz Quiz! Test your bear-identifying knowledge and...

Eco-Activity: Brewing bio-friendly bathbombs

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Brewing Bio-Friendly Bath Bombs  Looking for toxin-free TLC? Leave unnatural toxins behind next time you jump in the tub by making your own fizzy bath...

Eco-Activity: Grizzly recipe and riddle!

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Grizzly Recipe & Riddle Do you feel a rumbly in your tumbly? Breakfast, lunch, or snack, we’ve got your family covered! Even the littlest cubs...

Eco-Activity: Eggcellent bunnies and chicks

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Eggcellent bunnies & chicks Let’s get in the springtime spirit by creating some eco-friendly upcycled decorations! With each individual dome from your egg carton, you’ll have...

Eco-Activity: Grizzly bear word search!

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Every Earth Ranger knows that Earth Month is for the animals, which makes now the perfect time to highlight our animal adoption program, and...

Eco-Activity: Wildlife at Home!

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Wildlife At Home! Ever wonder what pandas get up to when no one’s watching? Do polar bears play out on the tundra? Are honeybee hives...

Eco-Activity: For the Birds!

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For the birds! #EarthMonthforAnimals Have you started to notice more birds in your neighbourhood? Maybe if your family created a bird nest supply shop...

Eco-Activity: Earth Month animal art!

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Guess what?? It’s Earth Month! #EarthMonthforAnimals The snow is melting, the birds are chirping, and the buds are blooming… it must be April, otherwise known...

Eco-Activity: App Scavenger Hunt

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Hey Earth Ranger families, are you ready for a super scavenger hunt? You won’t even need to leave your living room or change out...

Eco-Activity: Meatless Monday

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Meatless MondayBacon, burgers, fried chicken… we humans munch on delicious carnivorous meals regularly. But did you know that when we fill up on different...

Eco-Activity: Germination Station

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Germination Station! It’s still a bit chilly outside, but why not soak in the little bit of spring we’ve got! The most “spring thing” possible...

Eco-Activity: Plug in and chill out!

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Plug in & Chill out!Want some quiet time indoors but don’t want to go totally radio silent? Looking for company while you take a...

Eco Activity: Best bins on the block!

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Did you know that animals can get hurt by our household waste and recycling? If we aren’t careful about how we dispose of our...

Eco Activity: Build a bird nest supply shop!

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When we do things to change the outdoor landscape, like build houses and roads, it gets harder for animals to find the safe habitats...