Job Opportunities

Coastal Action is hiring! We’re looking to fill two Education Coordinator positions for a four-month term, starting this October. Do you enjoy working with kids and being outdoors? Do you like making learning fun with stories and adventures? If so, this could be the job for you! Deadline to apply is Friday, October 12, 2018.

For more information and job descriptions, click on the link below:

2018-19 MC Education Coordinator Job Description

Submissions should be sent to the Project Manager listed on the job description. PDF format of resumes and cover letters are desirable.

The Dan MacPhail Memorial Bursary

Coastal Action is now accepting applications from Grade 12 students in Lunenburg County graduating this year and looking to further their studies in the environmental field! Apply here with the 2018 Bursary Application.

The deadline to apply is Friday, April 27.

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