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Spotlight on four OYEP youth in celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2019

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada) are proud to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day by shining a spotlight on four bright, talented and motivated young men and women who have found fulfilling summer jobs through PLT Canada’s Green Jobs initiative and the Outland Youth Employment Program (OYEP).…

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THE PLT CANADA GREEN RIDE ROAD TRIP PLAYLIST CONTEST

June 20, 2019

Submit your favorite road-trip songs for a chance to win a one-year subscription to Spotify Premium! We’ll compile all song suggestions into a custom Spotify playlist to keep Zac motivated as he crosses the half-way mark across the country on his Picolo Vélo wooden bicycle, during the Green Ride for…

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GREEN JOB SPOTLIGHT: BEN SIEBERT, CONSERVATION TECHNICIAN

June 19, 2019

“Working six to eight hours identifying invasive species on a mudflat may seem like hard work, but it’s going to help improve this ecosystem and help migratory birds,” says Ben Siebert, a Conservation Technician at Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC). Ben is working in Boundary Bay, which is part of the…

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EDMONTON WELCOMES PLT CANADA’S GREEN RIDE CAMPAIGN, BRINGING AWARENESS TO GREEN JOBS IN THE FOREST SECTOR

June 17, 2019

When Zac Wagman rolled into Edmonton on the Green Ride for Green Jobs, he didn’t imagine the police would want to take his bike for a spin. But that’s what happened when he and his brother Nick pulled up at the Alberta Legislature Building on June 13. “I’m riding a…

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THE GREEN RIDE TAKES A DETOUR TO WHITECOURT ALBERTA

June 14, 2019

Looking for ways to add extra kilometres to an 8,750 km cross-Canada trip might not seem like a great idea but Green Riders Zac and Nick Wagman were excited to go out of their way to visit Whitecourt, Alberta. “When Millar Western invited us to take a detour to Whitecourt…

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