Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden (MUNBG)

AKA: Memorial University Botanical Garden, Oxen Pond Botanic Park
Year Founded:    1971
Status:   Non-Incorporated Group

Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden is a place to explore and play. Visit our cultivated gardens and meandering trails nestled in our boreal forest. Discover beautiful displays of traditional and native plants, perennial and vegetable gardens, and a few surprises. Stop to feed the ducks in our pond then pause in the café for coffee or lunch. A gardener’s paradise, a place to inspire, come step into nature.

Geographical Scope of Mission:   Provincial

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

Mailing Address:               MUN Botanical Garden
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL A1N 5S7

Street Address:   306 Mount Scio Road

Telephone Number:        709-864-8590
Fax:                                      709-737-8596
Email:                                  Garden@mun.ca
Website:                             www.mun.ca/botgarden/
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Instagram: @mun_botanical_garden
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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/
Other URLs:                       www.sistersofmercynf.org/mercyinaction/default.cfm?loadref=44

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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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Newfoundland and Labrador Environment Network (NLEN)

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

The Newfoundland and Labrador Environment Network (NLEN) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose purpose is to carry out environmental education on issues such as sustainable development, biodiversity conservation, and climate change.

Geographical Scope of Mission:   Provincial

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

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 5125, Stn C
St. John’s, NL
A1C 5V5

Email:                   nlen.ed@gmail.com
Website:              https://nlenvironmentnetwork.org/
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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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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
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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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