NLEN E-Update: May 2, 2011

Upcoming Events

May 2-8, 2011
International Compost Awareness Week at the Botanical Garden
MUN Botanical Garden, St. John’s

May 3, 2011 7:00 PM
Backyard Composting Class
Memorial University, Education Bldg., Room ED1003, St. John’s

May 4, 2011 12:30 PM
Coastal Matters Speakers’ Series: Ducks Unlimited Canada – Conserving Canada’s Wetlands
Room 2014. Forest Centre, Grenfell Campus, Corner Brook

May 4, 2011 7:30 PM
Northeast Avalon ACAP 16th Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers
Suncor Energy Fluvarium, St. John’s

May 5, 2011 10:00 AM
Explore Canada’s Amazing Aquatic Places!
Arts and Culture Centre, St. John’s

May 6, 2011
Clean Up Corner Brook
Corner Brook

May 7, 2011 9:30 AM
Spring Workshop at the Botanical Garden: Alpine Trough Gardening
MUN Botanical Garden, St. John’s

May 7, 2011 10:00 AM
Long Pond Clean Up
Long Pond (meet at Fluvarium parking lot), St. John’s

May 7-8, 2011 1:30 PM
“May Flowers” at The Suncor Energy Fluvarium!
Suncor Energy Fluvarium, St. John’s

May 7, 2011 2:00 PM
International Astronomy Day at the Johnson GEO CENTRE
Johnson GEO CENTRE, St. John’s

May 8, 2011 10:00 AM
Three Cheers for Composting Family Program at MUN Botanical Garden
MUN Botanical Garden, St. John’s

May 9, 2011 7:00 PM
Save Money and Green Your Home Symposium
MUN –A1045 in the Arts & Administration Building, St. John’s

May 10, 2011 6:00 PM
Western Environment Centre’s Annual General Meeting
Harbour Grounds, 9 Humber Road, Corner Brook

May 10, 2011 7:00 PM
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society NL Chapter AGM
Community Room Dominion, (previously Memorial Stadium), St. John’s

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Opportunities: Employment, Internships, Funding & Volunteering

Funding: Stoneyfield: Profit for the Planet Community Challenge (Deadline: May 6)

Funding: Community Youth Network, St. John’s – Special Project Grants (Deadline: May 15)

Funding: Avalon East Wellness Coalition Community Grant Program (Deadline: May 15)


Seeking partners to help GREEN upcoming international confernece

Contest: YEA! digital photography contest (Deadline for submissions: May 31)

Petition: Say NO to uranium mining in Labrador

Resources: Publications, Websites, Newsletters and more

Research paper: Commercial Forestry at a Cross-Roads: Emerging Trends in the Forest Sector of Newfoundland and Labrador (by C. Michael Wernerheim and Blair Long, Memorial University)

Facebook site: Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador

Web article: An innovative gathering place (CSC newsletter)

News Review  (April 26 – May 2)