Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium

Year Founded:    2013
Status:   Incorporated Not for Profit & Registered Charity

The Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium is a completely catch-and-release aquarium, operating from June to October. Touch tanks and exhibits showcase local marine life in an 800-square foot facility within a retired fish processing plant. The mission of the Mini Aquarium is to foster curiosity about local marine life and inspire action toward personal and global sustainability through display, interpretation and direct action.

Geographical Scope of Mission:   Provincial

Regions in which this organization has an ongoing, strong presence:
Avalon, NE Avalon

Street Address:
35 A Southside Road
Petty Harbour, NL
A0A 3H0

Telephone Number:         709-330-3474
Email:                                  info@miniaqua.org
Website:                             www.miniaqua.org
Other URLs:                       Facebook

Port aux Port Bay Fisheries Committee

Year Founded:    2013
Status:   Non-Incorporated Group

Working on the Shoal Point oil spill discovered June 2015.

Geographical Scope of Mission:   Local

Regions in which this organization has an ongoing, strong presence:
Western

Telephone Number:         709-643-6362
Email:                                   billogorman@eastlink.ca

Quidi Vidi/Rennie’s River Development Foundation (QVRRDF)

AKA: The Suncor Energy Fluvarium

Year Founded:    1985
Status:   Incorporated Not for Profit & Registered Charity

The Suncor Energy Fluvarium is a public environmental education centre focusing on freshwater and riparian ecology.  The word Fluvarium is derived from the latin root “fluv” meaning flowing water.  Fluvarium therefore literally means “windows on a stream”, and aptly describes the nine large viewing windows that allow our guests a glimpse into a natural, freshwater habitat.

Geographical Scope of Mission:   Provincial

Regions in which this organization has an ongoing, strong presence:
NE Avalon

Street Address:
5 Nagle’s Place
St. John’s, NL
A1B 2Z2

Telephone Number:         709-754-3474
Secondary Phone:            709-722-3825
Fax:                                      709-754-5947
Email:                                  info@fluvarium.ca
Website:                             www.fluvarium.ca
Other URLs:                       Facebook

thegreenrock.ca ~ Live Sustainably NL

AKA: thegreenrock.ca

Year Founded:    2011
Status:   Incorporated Not-for-Profit

thegreenrock.ca ~ Live Sustainably NL provides inspiration and information in response to challenges facing our planet, our communities, and our lives.  thegreenrock.ca facebook page posts ideas and actions from around the corner and around the globe that lean toward green, and living local is key to that.   the ‘guide to the good’ (www.guidetothegood.ca) is thegreenrock’s social enterprise start-up built to make it easier for people to choose green and local in the purchasing and lifestyle choices.  the guide to the good will be piloted in the northeast Avalon, and locally populated for communities all over.

Geographical Scope of Mission:   Provincial

Regions in which this organization has an ongoing, strong presence:
NE Avalon

Mailing & Street Address:
24 Conway Crescent
St. John’s, NL
A1A 2A9

Telephone Number:         709-754-6033
Secondary Phone:            709-682-3955
Email:                                  kim@guidetothegood.ca
Website:                             www.thegreenrock.ca
Other URLs:                       www.guidetothegood.ca
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Ducks Unlimited Canada – NL (DUC-NL)

Status:   Incorporated Not for Profit and Registered Charity

Ducks Unlimited Canada is registered charity whose mission is to conserve, manage and restore wetlands and other important habitat for the benefit of North America’s waterfowl, other wildlife and people. Through collaboration and partnerships with other groups, volunteers, industry and various levels of government, DUC engages in habitat conservation, scientific research and public policy initiatives as well as community outreach and environmental education programs.

Regions in which this organization has an ongoing, strong presence:
Labrador, Western, Central, Eastern, Avalon, NE Avalon

Mailing & Street Address:
47 Della Drive
St. John’s, NL
A1S 1B7

Telephone Number:         1-866-903-8257
Email:                                 du_newfoundland@ducks.ca
Website:                             ducks.ca

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Manuels River Natural Heritage Society Inc (MRNHS)

AKA: Manuels River or Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre

Year Founded:    1989
Status:   Incorporated Not for Profit & Registered Charity

Visit us to learn about one of the finest trilobite fossil sites in North America and the global significance of the Manuels River Formation. Open year round, we feature geology and nature guided tours, geocaching, bird watching, campfire singalongs, gift store, café and more! Rainy day activities include interactive exhibits, daily movie showings, and special programs. Our extensive trail system provides access to the Provincial T’Railway. Come share in the Manuels River experience!

Geographical Scope of Mission:   Local

Regions in which this organization has an ongoing, strong presence:
Avalon

Mailing & Street Address:
7 Conception Bay Hwy
Conception Bay South, NL
A1W 3A2

Telephone Number:        709-834-2099
Fax:                                      709-834-2476
Email:                                  info@manuelsriver.com
Website:                             www.manuelsriver.com
Other URLs:                       Facebook

Western Environment Centre (WEC)

Year Founded:    1996
Status:   Incorporated Not for Profit & Registered Charity

The Western Environment Centre (WEC) is a charitable, non-profit, non-governmental organization that is based in Corner Brook and services all of Western Newfoundland.

Our organization strives to:
1) engage communities in environmental issues in a balanced, objective, and informed manner
2) work with community partners, businesses, and government agencies to build capacity and involvement in projects related to environmental action and sustainability
3) create a community of environmentally pro-active citizens

Geographical Scope of Mission:   Regional

Regions in which this organization has an ongoing, strong presence:
Western

Mailing & Street Address:
86 West Street, Suite 6
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 2Z3

Telephone Number:         709-639-0937
Email:                                  info@wecnl.ca
Website:                             www.wecnl.ca

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