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This listing features environmental charities and non-profit organizations in the Greater Vancouver Area. Including environmental protection, advocacy, research, education, environmental restoration, ecological monitoring and more.

Earthsave Canada

Non-profit, educational organization promoting awareness of the health, environmental, and ethical consequences of food choices

West Coast Shuttle to the West Coast Trail

West Coast Shuttle offers shuttle bus service to the West Coast Trail, Juan de Fuca Trail, Botanical Beach, Pachena Bay, Gordon Bay, Port Renfrew and Cape Scott.

Stanley Park Ecology Society

SPES promotes respect for nature by playing a leadership role in the stewardship of Stanley Park through collaborative initiatives in education, research and conservation. We provide educational events, habitat enhancement, & Nature House.

Friends Uniting for Nature Society

FUN Society is a dynamic, youth-driven organization dedicated to making learning about the environment, sustainability and becoming an agent for positive change a fun and rewarding experience.

SPEC: Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

Founded in 1969, The Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC) is a non-profit charitable organization that finds practical solutions for sustainable.


The PlasticShore Project is a non-for-profit social enterprise that recycles plastic debris from the marine environment to serve as a green product attribute in reusable products. All proceeds go towards supporting community initiatives.

Lower Mainland Green Team

An opportunity to constructively help the environment by removing invasive plants, planting native plants and trees and picking up litter in municipal, regional and provincial parks.

Coho Society bbq Volounteers needed

Help The Coho Society June 2nd, 2012 with a Salmon BBQ in Ambleside park. Volunteer for 2 hour shift for: 9-11am, 11-1pm, 1-3pm, 3-5pm, 5-7pm, 7-9pm Proceeds help revitalize salmon habitat. email call 604 926 6956

Cooking For A Cause

King Pacific Lodge and the Gitga’at First Nation will host Cooking For A Cause to celebrate the launch of their co-founded charitable organization: Guarding the Gifts. The evening will feature David Suzuki, Vicki Gabereau, and Matthew Good.

Volunteer at UBC Botanical Garden

The UBC Botanical Garden is currently looking for people passionate about the plant world and eager to share their passion with others for the following positions: Garden Guides, Garden Educators and Special Events Volunteer.

FUN Society

FUN Society is a progressive youth-led organization dedicated to sustainability education and inspiring youth into positive action. We are looking for volunteers to work directly with youth as well as behind the scenes organization.

Northwest Wildlife Preservation Society

NWPS (a registered Canadian charity) introduces people of all ages to the wonders of the natural world to encourage respect for and preservation of wildlife and wildlife spaces. We provide education and stewardship programs across BC.

Surfrider Foundation Vancouver Chapter

We are the Vancouver chapter of Surfrider Foundation, a global non-profit environmental organization focused on issues facing our oceans, waves, and beaches through conservation, activism, research and education.

Recycling Council of British Columbia

The Recycling Council of British Columbia is a multi-sectoral, non-profit, membership driven organization that promotes the principles of zero waste through information services, the exchange of ideas and research.

Pacific Salmon Foundation

The Pacific Salmon Foundation is an independent non-governmental organization that exists to guide and fund the sustainable future of Pacific salmon and their habitat.

Pacific Parklands Foundation

Pacific Parklands Foundation raises funds to improve and expand Vancouver's park system. They work with volunteers, who identify areas that need development for recreation, education and energy conservation.

Footprints Conservation Society

Support environmental education in our community. Footprints Conservation Society is a Vancouver based non-profit organization.

David Suzuki Foundation

Working with government, business and individuals to protect our climate and conserve the environment.

Toxic Free Canada

Toxic Free Canada (Labour Environmental Alliance Society) is working to eliminate environmental toxins and reduce our carbon footprint.

Western Canada Wilderness Committee

The Western Canada Wilderness Committee was founded in BC in 1980, and is now the largest membership-based, citizen-funded wilderness preservation organization in Canada.

Evergreen brings nature to the City of Vancouver

Evergreen is a Canadian non-profit environmental organization with a mandate to bring nature to cities in Canada through naturalization projects. Evergreen motivates people to create healthy, natural outdoor spaces.

Greenpeace Canada

Greenpeace is an independently funded organization that works to protect the environment.

Arthur Erickson House and Garden Foundation

The goal of the foundation is to preserve the house and garden of Arthur Erickson as a permanent Canadian heritage site open to the public for education and inspiration

BC Nature

BC Nature is a federation of local natural history groups and represents local nature clubs throughout BC.