NLEN E-Update: June 20, 2011

Upcoming Events

June 21, 2011 8:00 AM
Make Midterm Matter June 21 2011 – volunteer with an Eco-community
Tree of Life Co-Operative, Salmonier Line, Mt. Carmel

June 21, 2011 12:00 PM
FSN Teleconference: Composting – From Organic Waste to Wealth

June 21, 2011 12:00 PM
CURRA webinar: Thanks for all the fish? Resource management and regional development in post-crash Iceland
William F. Summers Room (SN 2000), Science Building, MUN, St. John’s

June 23, 2011 7:00 PM
2011 Reel Paddling Film Festival
The Fluvarium, St. John’s

June 24, 2011
Torrent River Salmon Symposium
Hawkes Bay

June 25, 2011 1:30 PM
Fluvarium Kids Club … June Program: New Beginnings
Suncor Energy Fluvarium, St. John’s

Until June 27, 2011
Art Exhibit at MUN Botanical Garden: Light on Nature
MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road, St. John’s, NL

June 30, 2011 11:00 AM
Special Talk on Wind Energy
MUN Chemistry Physics Building Room C-2045, St. John’s

July 4, 2011
Kids @ MUN: Enviro-Kids Summer Camp is back! (ages 5-8)
St. John’s

July 16, Aug 3, Aug 11, Aug 23
The Boreal Garden Party
Portugal Cove

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Opportunities: Employment, Internships, Funding & Volunteering

Volunteer: Make Mid-Term Matter – Volunteer with an Eco-Community

Employment: Fisheries Scientists (3 positions) – Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research – Fisheries and Marine Institute


Citizen Science: Capelin Observers Network — log your capelin sitings

Call for statements of interest: Exploring the wealth of coastal fisheries – Listening to community voices

Fundraising Campaign: Children’s Wish Foundation & Ever Green Recycling Greenest Office Challenge 2011

Resources: Publications, Websites, Newsletters and more

Policy document: Coastal and Oceans Management Strategy and Policy Framework (Government of NL – Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture)

Newsletter: Western Shorefast (Community-University Research for Recovery Alliance (CURRA) – Spring 2011)

Report: The Real Truth About Wind Energy (Sierra Club of Canada)

Report: Advancing the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Canada (Sustainable Prosperity)

News Review  (June 13-20)


News from NLEN Member organisations:
Green Team Program 2011 (Conservation Corps NL)

Provincial Government news releases:
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Media Advisory: Premier to Make Opening Address at NOIA Conference 2011
Wind Monitoring Project Gets Underway in Labrador
Media Advisory: Municipal Wetland Stewardship Agreement to be Signed in Deer Lake
Newfoundland and Labrador to Embark Upon New Coastal and Oceans Strategy
Public Utilities Board to Review Lower Churchill Project
In the media: News, Commentary, Letters to the Editor & Podcast
50 submissions spark N.L. oil drilling review call (CBC NL)
Gulf oil drilling review just PR: biologist (CBC NL)
St. Lawrence fluorspar mine closer to re-opening (CBC NL)
Government asks PUB to look at Muskrat deal (CBC NL)
WATCH: The latest episode of Land & Sea  (CBC NL)
VOTE: What would you tell the oil industry? (CBC NL)
$16.5-million for Arctic research centre (The Telegram)
Digging a better trench
(The Telegram)
Another step for pesticide bans  (The Telegram)
Please don’t pick the orchids (The Telegram)
Seal hunt one of the worst on record: DFO (The Telegram)
Gros Morne’s Old Lost Sea
(The Independent)

CBC Radio
Labrador Morning Show
June 17, 2011 – Touring the Wetlands at IOC in Labrador City
June 16, 2011 – Labrador City – Cleanup Plans
June 15, 2011 – Nain Water – Solutions….
June 14, 2011 – Composting in Happy Valley Goose Bay
 Critics say Nalcor isn’t doing enough to protect salmon in the Exploits River, so we’ll hear what the company’s got to say.
The Morning Show Podcast for June 14, 2011:
Today we get the details of a recommendation by the Canada Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board to the federal environment minister for a full public environmental review of oil exploration activity in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.Life after oil

Fisheries Broadcast
Shrimp quota announced; and caplin goes for 10 cents a pound

Opposition party news releases:
Dunderdale trying to avoid Muskrat as election issue with partial PUB review (NL Liberals)
Shrimp cuts signal another devastating ‘win’ for Dunderdale – Harper alliance
(NL Liberals)

West Coast Morning Show
June 17/11:/Todd May_Holson Forest Products
June 17/11:/Brendon Sheppard_Qalipu Mi’kmaq Band

Central Morning Show
The Morning Show Podcast for June 15, 2011:

St. John’s Morning Show
June 15, 2011__Ragged Beach land development approved
June 14, 2011__Tracking narwhals

Radio noon
Radio Noon CrossTalk – Monday June 20: