Ecology Action Centre | action is our middle name


From our home on Fern Lane, the work you have made possible has a ripple effect, making positive changes in our communities, the places we love, in our province, and across Canada. Browse our 2018/19 Annual Report.



Take the ocean pledge and let all four federal party leaders know that our oceans are important to you, and that you want to see continued momentum on protected areas. Photo: Nick Hawkins



We've partnered with Halifax Cycling Coalition to continue offering the popular Urban Cycling courses both in Halifax and Dartmouth. The course is 4-5 hours in length and covers the basics of riding on city streets. 



Explore informal trails through old-growth forest and along marshes singing with life on a free guided hike in the woods surrounding Sandy Lake. Two dates to choose from -- June 16 or July 14. Organized in partnership with Sandy Lake Bedford Sandy Lake Conservation Association.


Posted: Tue, Jul 09, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, July 9, 2019 North Atlantic right whale statement on behalf of Oceana Canada, Ecology Action Centre, Sierra Club Canada Foundation, World Wildlife Fund Canada, International Fund for Animal Welfare and Humane Society International/Canada
Posted: Wed, Jul 03, 2019
The Ecology Action Centre is now accepting applications for our 2019 Artist in Residence program.  We are seeking a local artist from any discipline to create an installation or performance for Nocturne 2019, and at our Perfect World fundraiser event during the lead-up to Nocturne.  
Posted: Thu, Jun 27, 2019
Posted: Wed, Jun 26, 2019
Groups roll out plastic waste carpet for Environment Ministers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 26, 2019
Posted: Mon, Jun 17, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, June 17, 2019 K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) - The Ecology Action Centre welcomes today’s announcement from Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, of new details about the Food Policy for Canada.