World Oceans Day

Shoreline Cleanup!

Join us on World Oceans Day, June 8 at 10am at the Mahone Bay Civic Marina and help prevent plastic pollution from reaching the ocean. This year, we’re teaming up with Cape LaHave Adventures to provide volunteers with a post-clean up reward! Free kayak or stand up paddle rides on a first-come, first-served basis!

For questions, contact Ariel Smith: or 902-634-9977.

Depave Paradise Event Details

Are you joining us for our Depave Paradise events on Friday, May 5th and Saturday, May 6th? If so, please check out our event details below. Hope to see you there! Contact or 634-9977 if you have any

Generations Active Park Rain Gardens



Come join Coastal Action and the Town of Bridgewater to help construct two hybrid rain gardens at Generations Active Park Off-leash Dog Park in Bridgewater next week-October 4th and 5th.

If you are interested in joining, please contact Amy Buckland-Nicks by email ( or by calling the Coastal Action office (1-902-634-9977).

Wine & Cheese Social



Stay tuned to learn more about Coastal Actions Wine & Cheese Social in October, where there will be a selection of local wines paired with cheese.

More details to follow.


Rain Barrel Construction Workshop

Rain barrel construction May 2016- 3Rain Barrel Construction Workshop
When? Sunday July 10th from 2pm to 5pm
Where? Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre

*Rain Date: July 17th 2pm to 5pm


Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation and Town of Bridgewater will be hosting a FREE 3-hour rain barrel building workshop at the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre. Open to all. The program aims to give residents the equipment, tools, and training to build their own rain barrel, of which 15 will be available.

Donations needed:
Refreshments (cans of juice or jugs of water)

Volunteers needed:
We are looking for 1-2 volunteers to help the event run smoothly, ideally individuals that are comfortable using power tools such as drills.

Coastal Action now accepting applications for 2016 Bursary

image1Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation is once again accepting applications from graduating Grade 12 Lunenburg County students for the Dan MacPhail Memorial Bursary. Those students interested in furthering their education either at the University or College level in the environmental sciences should apply.

To learn more about the bursary visit the Dan MacPhail Memorial Bursary page on our website.

The 2016 application deadline is Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2016.

Click on the link below for the application:

Coastal Action’s 2016 Dan MacPhail Memorial Bursary