Earth Ambassador Program

Conservation is a community effort. The Earth Ambassador Program fosters partnerships with businesses and corporations to build support for local nature conservation, thereby benefiting the community, residents, wildlife, and the environment.

The Edmonton and Area Land Trust invites local businesses and corporations to participate in the Earth Ambassador Program, in honour of Earth Hour, to make a difference in your community. 

By participating in EALT’s Earth Ambassador Program, your business is supporting the conservation of local natural areas.  Explore our website for more information about EALT’s important environmental stewardship and conservation work.

2017's Earth Hour is on Saturday, March 25th

Whether you're open or closed on Saturdays, or during Earth Hour (8:30-9:30 PM), your business can become an Earth Ambassador. Choose one of these ways to contribute to the environment, or develop your own creative way to participate.

  • Donate a portion of sales from a select hour, day, or week to EALT.

  • Donate proceeds from a specific product or service to EALT.

  • Host an EALT fundraiser with staff (i.e. 50/50 draw, bottle drive, exercise class, etc.).

  • Staff volunteering for EALT to further local conservation efforts.

Register your activity details with Steph Weizenbach, Outreach Coordinator, EALT, steph@ealt.ca or 587-335-5382. To qualify for consideration in the Award, your activity must occur between March 11, 2017 - April 8, 2017, and results reported by April 10, 2017.

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Earth Ambassador Award

One exemplary Earth Ambassador will win the Earth Ambassador Award! This is a feel good way to receive unique exposure for contributing to nature conservation. The Award is based on a variety of criteria and the following aspects are taken into consideration: size of business, funds raised, volunteer contribution, and creativity. The award is presented near Earth Day, April 22nd.

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Earth Ambassador Certificate

All participants will receive an Earth Ambassador Certificate to proudly hang in their establishment to acknowledge their contribution to local nature conservation. Each Earth Ambassador will also receive acknowledgement on EALT's social media, E-Newsletter, and website news release.

Earth Ambassador Recognition

  1. Earth Ambassadors will be introduced and recognized on all of EALT's social media channels at least 3 times.
  2. All Earth Ambassadors will be mentioned in our newsletter which is emailed to >1,450 EALT supporters, and is also acknowledged in two posts on our Nature Notes Blog, to which we have independent subscribers, and to which followers may link.
  3. Support from proceeds from a specific hour, day, or week, will be posted in our Events Calendar which is frequently viewed by EALT's 650 volunteers.
  4. We suspect these numbers to be leveraged as we outreach to mainstream media and others' newsletters about the award (such as the City's Edmonton NexGen news, and Edmonton Chamber of Commerce news).

Earth Ambassador Award Recipients