Environmental groups welcome the launch of Canada’s strategy to save nature

Canada’s 2030 Nature Strategy a positive step forward, but new Federal funding and stronger action is required to deliver results “The ChariTree Foundation welcomes Canada’s 2030 Biodiversity Strategy. At COP15, Canada took a leading role and called for ambitious action to protect nature, let’s continue to lead by example. We have a unique moment in … Read more

The climate crisis is a child’s rights crisis so who is looking out for kids?

Environmental education is the key to safeguarding children and youth from future impacts of climate change Protecting children from the impacts of climate change requires urgent and decisive measures from the international community. This should be our top priority. So far, the world’s response to the climate crisis has been slow and disheartening. Millions of … Read more

Around the World and Back Again…

ChariTree Foundation Founder, Andrea Koehle Jones, just returned from UN biodiversity meetings in Nairobi, visiting an orphanage in eastern Kenya that The ChariTree Foundation first partnered to support environmental education with in 2011, and attending the UNICEF Leading Minds think tank in Florence to discuss climate change solutions for kids. She is also querying a new children’s nonfiction book based on her recent magazine … Read more

Canadian tree planting program for children and youth is open

Apply today for a ChariTree Foundation Camp Tree Planting & Environmental Education Grant Vancouver, BC — 18/4/2024 — The ChariTree Foundation has just launched their updated program so even more children and youth at summer camps across Canada can participate in a ground-breaking national children’s tree planting and biodiversity education project. More than 100,000 children … Read more

British Columbia’s 10 Billionth Tree Planted Through Reforestation Efforts

Thousands of children have learned how to plant trees through The ChariTree Foundation’s environmental education programs Vancouver, BC — 15/4/2024 — — Since 1930, the province of British Columbia has successfully planted 10 billion trees, with an impressive 2 billion being planted in just the last seven years through heightened reforestation efforts. The ChariTree Foundation commends this … Read more

Discover the Best 24 Earth Day Books for Children | Earth Day 2024

A children’s environmental education advocate shares her book recommendations to inspire kids on Earth Day and every day. Are you searching for the ideal book to celebrate Earth Day with your children and teach them about preserving the environment? Look no further! Author and Children’s environmental education advocate and author, Andrea Koehle Jones, has curated a list … Read more

With another record-breaking wildfire season looming, Canadian children look to leaders to safeguard them and their communities from the devastating effects of wildfires.

Environmental groups call for a comprehensive wildfire prevention plan, emphasizing the urgency of rapid emissions reduction. Unceded Anishinaabe Algonquin Territories [OTTAWA], 10 April 2024: Climate Action Network Canada welcomes the federal government’s proactive approach to dealing with the upcoming wildfire season, and calls on Ottawa to swiftly enact strong climate policies such as the emissions … Read more

Thank you Nature Canada!

Welcome Andrea Koehle Jones to Nature Canada’s signature initiative hashtag #WomenforNature, uniting women across Canada who are passionate about protecting and conserving nature and inspiring youth of today to take action for nature’s future. “I want to give children opportunities to fall in love with nature because you protect what you love.” — Andrea Koehle Jones, … Read more

Let’s host a TREEMENDOUS children’s tree planting party

READ ARTICLE by Andrea Koehle Jones, founder and children’s environmental education advocate, The ChariTree Foundation. The true joy of a tree-planting party is the enthusiasm of children and young adults, who are having fun while helping our planet. As you stand among these young people, ready to get your hands dirty and join in on … Read more