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Green Scene


Fort McMurray Public School District is dedicated to environmental education and stewardship. 

The Green Scene

The Green Scene is a team of administrators, teachers, support staff, parents and students who support, motivate, educate and champion environmental stewardship in our schools, our district and our community. 

Green Scene Initiatives

Our District Initiatives

  • All new schools are built to LEED Silver Certification level
  • All new schools and retrofitted schools have water bottle filling stations installed
  • District office has installed three water bottle filling stations
  • District office discourages the use of single use bottled water at meetings. 

Our School Initiatives

Our Student Programs

  • EnviroMentors Grade 12 students buddied with Grade 4 students teach about community environment and beautification over 5 weeks.
  • RMWB Green Teen program - Junior and Senior High students design and implement action projects that improve the community.  
  • Destination Conservation  grades 4-12 students learn about conservation and create yearlong environmental projects for their schools.  
  • Emerald Foundation hosts Emerald Day in Fort McMurray  inspiring youth and adults with different initiatives by Alberta Emerald Award winners.  

Our Partners

We’re grateful for the support from our partners!

  • Shell Canada and ConocoPhillips for sponsoring Destination Conservation and ACEE workshops, helping both staff and students.
  • BP A+ For Energy grants
  • Communities In Bloom for support with seeds for gardens. 
  • Alberta Council for Environmental Education ACEE for support with teacher education
  • Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo for support with Learning Gardens
  • Inside Education for teacher and student education opportunities

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