Join one of our Action Committees!
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 6:30pm.
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.
Contact: David Stonham, Committee Chair
Bird Conservation Committee
The Ecology Action Centre’s Bird Conservation Committee engages in research, education & policy change to reverse these declines of migratory and non-migratory bird species in Atlantic Canada. We work to educate the public about preventable causes of bird death. Learn more.
The Committee meets on a semi-regular basis. Contact Patti Green if you're interested in joining a meeting.
Green Burial Nova Scotia
The Green Burial working group meets on the second Wednesday of each month, from 6:30-8:30pm.
Green Burial Nova Scotia is working to increase green burial awareness and availability for all Nova Scotians. Our meetings are open and occur the second Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8:30 pm.
For more information please contact Deborah Luscomb at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Marine Action Committee meets on the last Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm
**Please Note: March 2019's meeting will be on Thursday the 28th, instead of Wednesday, at 6:00pm!
The MAC 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. Right now we're working on a campaign around reducing ocean plastics.
The Energy Action Team meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 5:30pm.
Climate change inevitably impacts all of us. The Energy Action Team inspires Nova Scotians to prosper in a future that is free of fossil fuels, where energy is used as efficiently as possible. Through education, consultation and advocacy with the public and government, we work for a just transition into this future.
Contact: Tina Northrup or Catherine Kingston, Energy Action Team Co-Chairs:
email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
Energy Action Team Staff Office - (902) 442-0199
The Sustainable Transportation Action Team meets on the first Monday of every month at 5:30pm.
The Sustainable Transportation Action Team aims to improve sustainable transportation options in Nova Scotia, making travel in and between our communities more safe, reliable, convenient and environmentally friendly.
Contact: Meghan Doucette, Chair
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: Reba McIver, Co-Chair
Ecology & Action Magazine
Our Ecology & Action Magazine committee meets six times per year. We produce three issues annually, in the spring, summer, and fall. We're always looking for interested writers and editors to join our team. We also accept written articles for consideration for inclusion.
To find out more, please contact Cormekia Clayton at email@example.com or (902) 429–2202
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