Mercy Centre for Ecology and Justice (MCEJ)

Year Founded:    2003
Status:   Non-Incorporated Group

The Mercy Centre for Ecology and Justice highlights our congregation’s commitment ‘ to focus our resources and energy towards examining, challenging and healing injustice and oppression’ and ‘to live a spirituality flowing from a sense of the sacredness of creation’. The centre works to engage all people and especially youth, in its many projects and activities. The centre serves as facilitator, advocate, educator and prophet in the many aspects of ecology and justice. Supported by an NGO at the United Nations.

Geographical Scope of Mission:   Local, National and International

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

Mailing & Street Address:
101 Mount Scio Road
St. John’s, NL
A1B 4E8

Telephone Number:         709-722-0082
Email:                                  teersm@hotmail.com
Website:                             http://mercycentreforecologyandjustice.org/wordpress/
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Nature Newfoundland and Labrador (NatureNL)

Previously: Natural History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador
Year Founded:    1910
Status:   Incorporated Not for Profit & Registered Charity

Nature NL is a province-wide organization with a primary interest in promoting the enjoyment and protection of all wildlife and natural history resources in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador and surrounding waters.  Nature NL is this province’s oldest conservation organization. It continues to be one of the province’s most active environmental organizations. We are affiliated with Nature Canada (formerly the Canadian Nature Federation).

Geographical Scope of Mission:   Provincial

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

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1013, Stn. C
St. John’s, NL
A1C 5M3

Telephone Number:         709-895-2564
Secondary Phone:            709-722-1925
Email:                                  naturenl@naturenl.ca
Website:                             www.naturenl.ca
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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
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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

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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Coastal Connections Ltd. (CCL)

Year Founded:    2004
Status:   Incorporated Social Enterprise

We want to connect people with the ocean through hands on, interactive experiences.

Geographical Scope of Mission:   International

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

Mailing Address:
PO Box 495
Holyrood, NL
A0A 2R0

Telephone Number:         709-730-2868
Email:                                  info@coastalconnections.ca
Website:                             www.coastalconnections.ca
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Northeast Avalon ACAP (NAACAP)

Year Founded: 1993
Status: Incorporated Not-for-Profit

Vision: Sustainable healthy waterways on the Northeast Avalon, NL

Mission: To research and promote conservation action for the waterways and coastal environments and to engage communities in the Northeast Avalon.

Geographical Scope of Mission:   Regional

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

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 8732
St. John’s, NL
A1B 3T1

Telephone Number:         709-726-9673
Email:                                   info@naacap.ca
Website:                              www.naacap.ca
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