NAACAP AGM Annoucement

You invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Northeast Avalon ACAP (NAACAP) on Monday, September 26 at MUN Botanical Garden. The event will include a special presentation from Memorial University’s Tom Cooper titled “Exploring PPP and Alternative Service Delivery Models for both the private and not-for-profit sectors”. This presentation will include discussion on the use of P3s and alternate service delivery methods for funding environmental infrastructure projects. The presentation will be at 7 PM and will be followed by AGM business.

If you are interested in joining NAACAP’s Board of Directors, please email info@naacap.ca to express interest.

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Climate Change Town Hall

Nick Whalen, the Member of Parliament for St. John’s East, will be hosting a Climate Change town hall on Thursday, September 8th from 6-8pm at St. Thomas’ Anglican Church auditorium, located at 8 Military Rd.

As part of this event we are planning to have outside groups, involved in mitigating climate change in various ways, joining discussions at roundtables throughout the room. To make this event a success in harvesting ideas to provide to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change we would like to extend the invitation to anyone interested in joining our discussion and provide solutions. Tables include: International Cooperation, Food and Agriculture, Mitigation of Emissions, Preservation of Habitat, and Municipal Planning.

Hope to see you there!

https://www.facebook.com/NickWhalenMP

nick.whalen@parl.gc.ca

Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium Volunteer Opportunities

The Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium is looking for volunteers! A catch-and-release aquarium nestled in beautiful Petty Harbour, volunteers help us to engage the public and educate visitors about local marine life and our oceans. Positions to be filled include: Science Interpreter and Aquarist, Event help, Research Assistant, and Aquarium Maintenance.

Volunteers are needed for weekly 3 hour shifts from now until October 7, 2016. Along with weekly interpretive shifts, volunteers are needed for outreach events, our release party, and the take-down of the aquarium tanks once our season is over.

For more information or to sign up today, email Pam at info@miniaqua.org or fill out an inquiry form on our website.

http://www.miniaqua.org/jump-in.html

Volunteer Position: Associate Editor of The Osprey, Nature Newfoundland and Labrador

Nature Newfoundland and Labrador (http://naturenl.ca) is hoping to find a dynamic and committed individual, awed by the rugged natural beauty of our province, to work with the current Co-Editors of The Osprey, the nature journal of Newfoundland and Labrador. This unpaid position allows both literary expression and interaction with leading naturalists from our province. The Osprey is a published four times per year. It is distributed both electronically and in hard copy to a readership that spans Canada, the US, and Europe. The journal publishes articles ranging from seasonal bird reports and discussions of important undertakings in the province with the potential to impact the environment, to nature photography and poetry. Editing, word processing, and excellent communication skills are required. Experience in basic graphic design and desktop publishing would be an asset! If you’d like to see the latest volume of The Osprey, or if you have further questions, please contact Rita Anderson at rita@play.psych.mun.ca or Justin So at justin.james.so@gmail.com.

ANNUAL NATURENL LONG POND CLEAN-UP

ANNUAL NATURENL LONG POND CLEAN-UP
Nature Newfoundland and Labrador is holding our annual clean-up of Long Pond on Saturday, May 7, 2016, starting at 10:00 a.m. Meet  and other campus buildings). We anticipate that Clean St. John’s will supply garbage bags and collection. Volunteers should bring their own gloves and wear boots. For more information, email: naturenl@naturenl.ca

The Fluvarium’s Junior Counsellor Program

The Fluvarium is seeking Volunteers for our Junior Counsellor Program!

For Youth in Grades 7 – 12

Apply to be a Nature Camp Counsellor and become someone’s hero this summer! The Fluvarium is welcoming enthusiastic, dependable Youth Volunteers to share their love of nature and the outdoors with children ages 6-12. Junior Counsellors will lead and participate in camp activities, ensuring safety and fun for all campers.

Apply today! Applications will be accepted through April.

Call 754-3474 or email kids@fluvarium.ca for more info.

Find the registration form or more details about the Junior Counsellor Program at www.fluvarium.ca

Western Environment Centre 2016 AGM

The Western Environment Centre will host their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on:
Sunday, April 17th
Time: 3pm
Location: Corner Brook (venue TBA)
During our AGM we will do a year in review, update the membership on the financials and discuss where we want to go in the future.
We will also vote in our new Board of Directors and we are always happy to recruit new members to that team. So if you have been thinking about getting involved, drop us a line and we can tell you more about what it means to become a board member.
Hope to see you all on April 17th!!