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

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

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

As COP15 opens, Canada pledges down payment for international finance for biodiversity

“Children and youth are the future stewards of the planet and we urgently need to conserve, restore and safeguard the environment for them. The ChariTree Foundation welcomes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement today of $350 million in new international finance for biodiversity,” said Andrea Koehle Jones, Founder & Children’s Biodiversity Education Advocate, The ChariTree Foundation. … Read more

The ChariTree Foundation is gearing-up for COP27 + COP15

Everyone can do something. What can you do? Even the smallest thing can make a world of difference and the world needs us now. The ChariTree Foundation is growing biodiversity + climate education opportunities for children + youth around the world. Right now we are getting ready for COP27 + COP15. Follow us on Twitter … Read more

Kids are counting on Trudeau to protect oceans

Children can already see the impacts of climate change right here on the coast and they are worried. BOWEN ISLAND, B.C. — When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launched an expanded oceans protection plan from Bowen Island last week, kids were watching. “There’s no time to wait. Let’s do all we can now to stop the … Read more