Join one of our Action Teams!
Some of our most important work is done by people like you, who decide to join an action committee and participate directly in our projects and campaigns. You can get involved just a little – or a lot. Call us, drop by the office, or drop in on a meeting. You don't need to be an expert - everyone is welcome!
All meetings take place at the EAC headquarters at 2705 Fern Lane, unless otherwise specified.
The Built Environment Committee meets on the second Thursday of every month at 5:30pm.
Encourages ecologically sustainable, affordable and healthy building design and construction, and promotes urban planning and design in harmony with the natural and social environment. Click here to learn more.
Coastal and Water
Our Coastal and Water Team works to have all coasts and waters in Nova Scotia be healthy, valued and protected. The team hosts a variety of activities and opportunities every month - please check our page for the latest schedule!
Contact Larissa at (902) 442–5046
The Bird Conservation Committee meets on the second Tuesday of each month, at 5:30pm. Contact Patti Green if you're planning to join the meeting.
The Marine Action Committee meets on the last Tuesday of every month at 5:30pm
Works towards a future healthy, sustainable Ocean. We focus on creating opportunities for learning about important local, regional, and international marine issues, and opportunities for engagement.
The Energy Action Team meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 5:30pm.
Works to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency through policy and practice for the benefit of Nova Scotians.
Contact: Naomi Hill, Committee Chair - firstname.lastname@example.org
Energy Staff Team office - (902) 442-0199
The Food Action Committee meets on the third Monday of every month at 5:30pm.
Location: 2705 Fern Lane, Halifax
The Food Action Committee celebrates and encourages the consumption of local, ecologically produced foods.
Contact: Meredith Bessey, Volunteer Liason - email@example.com
Aaron Eisses, Committee Co-Chair - firstname.lastname@example.org
Food Staff Team office (902) 442-1077
The Sustainable Transportation Action Team meets on the first Monday of every month at 5:30pm.
The Transportation Issues Committee aims to improve sustainable transportation options in Nova Scotia, making travel in and between our communities more safe, reliable, convenient and environmentally friendly.
Contact: Madeline Lawler or Paul Schwartz, Co-Chairs
The Wilderness Issues Committee meets on the third Thursday of every month at 6:00pm.
The Wilderness Issues Committee is focused on establishing more protected areas and improving how forests are managed.
Contact: Kris MacLellan, Wilderness Board Representative - email@example.com
Wilderness Staff Team office - (902) 442–5008
Between the Issues Magazine
Meets as need arises – contact us to find out more. Help produce EAC’s quarterly magazine, Between the Issues. Writing, editing, design, advertising, distribution, more.
Contact Cormekia Clayton at firstname.lastname@example.org or (902) 429–2202
This committee is made up of youth and adults interested in engaging young people in environmental issues. The Youth Committee is currently on hiatus, but there are several volunteer opportunities with our Food and Transportation committees that pertain to youth. If you are interested in this kind of work, please contact Joanna at email@example.com or (902) 454-5226 to talk about how you can be involved.
We need people with some basic home repair and organizing skills, as well as those with a keen interest in learning about home repair and green renovations. The Home Maintenance Committee is responsible for the general maintenance of our Fern Lane home and organizes "work parties" as needed. Contact: Cormekia Clayton at firstname.lastname@example.org or (902) 429-2202
Office, Admin & Miscellaneous
From time to time, we have opportunities for volunteering in our office once a week or helping out with administration of the EAC and its projects. Contact Joanna Bull at email@example.com or 902-454-5226