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Team Meeting Times

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.

Energy Action Team

EICThe 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.

ContactCatherine Kingston and Kenzie Finlayson, Energy Action Team Co-Chairs
Energy Action Team Staff Office - (902) 442-0199

Urban Development Advocacy Team

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The Urban Development Advocacy Team meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm.

 UDAT takes leadership on the plans, policies, and developments that shape our city. UDAT is a voice for ecologically and socially equitable development through plan reviews, development hearings, and key advocacy moments in Halifax.

Contact: Meredith Baldwin, EAC Sustainable Cities Coordinator - meredith.baldwin@ecologyaction.ca 

Marine Action Committee

MICThe Marine Action Committee meets on the last Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm

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.

Please email our co-chairs Brenna, Alex and Liza at marineactioncommittee@gmail.com for more info and to be added to the committee's mailing list, or click here to learn more about our meetings!

Sustainable Transportation Action Team

TICThe 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

Wilderness Issues Committee

WICThe 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: Serenity Mollins & Maheshi Dharmasiri, Co-Chairs

Green Burial Nova Scotia

The Green Burial working group meets on the second Tuesday of each month, from 6:30-8:00pm.

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 Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8:00 pm. 

For more information please contact Deborah Luscomb at deathmatters.ca@gmail.com.

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. 

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 Anna McCormick at info@ecologyaction.ca or (902) 429–2202​

Fern Lane Maintenance Committee

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 Maintenance Committee is responsible for the general maintenance of our Fern Lane home and organizes  "work parties" as needed.

Contact: Anna McCormick at info@ecologyaction.ca or (902) 429-2202

For all other volunteer opportunities, please visit our current opportunities page, or contact our Volunteer Coordinator Joanna Bull at joanna@ecologyaction.ca or  at 902-454-5226.