Get involved with one of the many campus groups involved in sustainability. The USSU and the Office of Sustainability work together to network these groups each year.
Small grants up to $300 are available from the Office of Sustainability to assist student groups in their activities. To apply for one, please fill out our web form and the Office of Sustainability will contact you.
Amnesty International U of S
Better than Bottled
Campus Cycling Club (facebook group)
The Campus Greens Club
Engineers Without Borders
Environmental Studies Students' Society
School of Environment and Sustainability Students' Association
Student Wellness Initiative Toward Community Health
University of Saskatchewan Student’s Union (USSU)
World University Services of Canada (WUSC)
Support these local organizations and/or get involved! Do you have other local organizations to suggest? Let us know.
Core Neighbourhood Youth Coop develops life and employment skills with Saskatoon youth through hands-on programming and community outreach. They promote the values of cooperation, sustainability, leadership skills, environmental principles, and youth initiative in a safe and respectful environment.
EcoFriendly Sask informs, encourages, and suports nature and environmental activities in Saskatchewan. Their website provides regular news, a calendar of events around Saskatchewan, outdoor opportunities, Saskatchewan nature books, a list of local, provincial, and national environmental organizations, and small grants to protect, preserve, or repair the natural environment.
Meewasin Valley Conservation Authority ensures a healthy and vibrant river valley, with a balance between human use and conservation. In addition to extensive Meewasin Trail, the MVA has public programs to give you a variety of ways to learn about and experience nature.
Saskatoon Cycles advocates for a city in which cycling is a viable, year-round, mode of transportation that is safe and convenient for all ages. Saskatoon Cycles provides a bike valet service for festivals and events around the city. Volunteer for the bike valet--help out and at the same time get out to some great community events.
Bridge City Bicycle Coop is a volunteer-run, non-profit cooperative that provides a drop-in workspace to work on your own bike and participatory bike maintenance education.
Saskatoon CarShare Coop provides a cost-effective, convenient and sustainable alternative to private car ownership.
Saskatchewan Environmental Society supports and encourages the creation of a global community in which all needs are met in sustainable ways. SES has been active in the community since 1970! Over the decades they have accomplished a lot through the hard work of many passionate volunteers.
Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council addresses the underlying causes of waste by identifying opportunities, creating connections and promoting solutions. SWRC is the hub of knowlegde for all things related to minimizing waste in the province.
Wild About Saskatoon is an informal collective dedicated to the conservation and enrichment of wild lives and wild places in and around Saskatoon. Their annual NatureCity Festival offers many ways to get out and enjoy nature in the city.
More Local, Provincial, and National Organizations
There are many other opportunities to get involved locally, provincially and nationally.
Action Without Borders
Canada Green Building Council – Saskatchewan
Canadian Environmental Network – Youth Caucus
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
Child Hunger and Education Program
Climate Justice Saskatoon
Coalition for a Clean Green Saskatchewan
Craik Sustainable Living Project
Critical Mass Saskatoon
Energy Action Coalition
International Ecotourism Society
Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan
Ness Creek Cultural and Recreational Society
Out of Your Tree Saskatoon
Oxfam Saskatoon (email address only)
Permaculture Research Institute of Saskatchewan
Safe Drinking Water Foundation
Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation
Saskatchewan Eco Network
Saskatchewan Light Pollution and Abatement Committee
Saskatchewan Network for Alternative to Pesticides
Saskatchewan Outdoor and Environmental Education Association
Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation
Saskatoon Nature Society
The Sierra Club - Prairies
Trash Dashers Saskatoon
We Are Many (WAM)
Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Saskatchewan