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Water Symposium Signage
Posted: Fri, Feb 10, 2017
The Mi’kma’ki Water Symposium was a four-day event organized by Grassroots Grandmother Dorene Bernard to explore and share Mi’kmaq and settler knowledge about issues affecting water across Mi’kma’ki in October, 2016, with Ecology Action Centre support.
Posted: Thu, Feb 09, 2017
Abena Amoako-Green brings a sustainability lens to all aspects of her life, from her work in international student engagement to her varied volunteer involvements and creative pursuits. In her new blog, Cocoa + Green, Abena shares insights on her journey as an African-Canadian woman pursuing sustainability, health and wellness, stewardship and natural living in Nova Scotia.
Posted: Thu, Feb 09, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, [February 9, 2017]
Posted: Wed, Feb 08, 2017
Date: Thu, Mar 02, 2017,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
This year, for the first time, the EAC is offering a free 12-week running clinic for anyone joining our Blue Nose Race team. The clinic is aimed at folks who are new or new-ish to running a 5K race who want some support to reach their running goal. 
Posted: Wed, Feb 08, 2017
Have you ever bought seafood and wondered what fish you’re actually buying? According to Canadian guidelines, a package labeled as “rockfish” could be one of more than 100 possible species, some of which are endangered, and others which are sustainably caught. 
Posted: Thu, Jan 26, 2017
Congratulations to Daniel Lavigueur, our volunteer of the month for January 2017! Daniel moved to Halifax from Montreal in 2016 and started volunteering at EAC as a way to connect with the local community here.
Posted: Thu, Jan 26, 2017
Date: Wed, Feb 15, 2017, 7:00pm
H-19 Auditorium Dal School of Architecture, 5410 Spring Garden Road, Halifax Kim Thompson pioneered development of straw bale construction and other natural building methods through design/builds and research in Atlantic Canada since 1993.
Making Tracks jpg
Posted: Wed, Jan 25, 2017
2016 marks another record year for the EAC’s Making Tracks (MT) program.  In fact, on a thermometer the mercury level for MT probably reads somewhere between “sizzle” and “smokin’!  This past year alone almost 3,000 children and youth took part in a MT active transportation program, right on target to pass the previous year’s overall 38% increase in participants.  In 2017 we’re aiming for MT to
Posted: Wed, Jan 25, 2017
Date: Sun, Feb 12, 2017,
2:15pm to 4:45pm
Planning for sea-level rise impacts in your community   Join the Coastal Team for an interactive workshop to learn about sea-level rise, discuss what it means for you, and familiarize yourself with tools to help you plan for rising seas!   St. Margaret's Bay Workshop: Date: February 12, 2017 Time: 2:15pm-4:45pm
Posted: Wed, Jan 25, 2017
Date: Sat, Feb 11, 2017,
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Planning for sea-level rise impacts in your community Join the Coastal Team for an interactive workshop to learn about sea-level rise, discuss what it means for you, and familiarize yourself with tools to help you plan for rising seas! Musquodoboit Harbour Workshop:

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