What is the Step to It Program?

Our goal is to raise awareness of how all of us can work together to implement nature-based climate solutions for happy, healthy communities and environments in the Fraser Valley.

Through community engagement, education, and our brand new greenspace stewardship volunteer program, we are working alongside you to make the change we want to see in the world.

This program is just getting started! Come back again soon for more content and ways to get involved.

How Can I Participate in the Step to It Program?

This program is just getting started! We will have more information on how you can get directly involved in this work soon!

In general, there are many ways you can participate in curbing climate change. At the FVC we are bringing attention to the nature-based solutions you can implement in your neighbourhood to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, build resilient local ecosystems, and store carbon.

Plant trees and shrubs

Trees and shrubs pull carbon from the atmosphere and store it away. Consider using native plants to reduce carbon and create healthy habitats.
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Use green alternatives

Tools such as rain barrels, solar panels, and electric vehicles change how we use the finite resources of the earth.
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Connect to issues at home

Our volunteer program gives people the opportunity to support real change in their own neighbourhoods.
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Create with us

Climate change impacts everyone and we believe collaboration is the only way forward. Let us know if you would like to plan a climate-related program with your group.
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Stewardship workshops

Nature Stewardship School brings species information and habitat stewardship advice to people across the Fraser Valley. New climate change workshops coming soon.
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Reconciliation

Learn about the history of the Fraser Valley and support First Nations in stewarding this great land. The University of the Fraser Valley has some great resources to get you started.
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Additional Information

Learn more about climate change and nature-based solutions. More resources to come.

Environment Canada

Learn about Canada’s action, climate future, partnerships, adaptation, health, science, and emissions reporting.
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NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Learn about the global observations and implications of climate change.
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IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature

Learn about international standards for nature-based climate solutions.
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Meet the Step to It Team!

Leader: Willow

Planner: Gill

Shovel: Doug

Program Partners

The Step to It Program is grateful for support from these partner organizations. Thank you.