Spring Coastal Chronicle


A very Happy Spring to all!

Coastal Action is very excited for the new field season with a record-breaking staff of 20 members working on various projects this year!

Catch-up with Coastal Action by reading about the highlights of the last couple of months, and mark your calendar’s for upcoming events in the Coastal Chronicle!

Call for applications for the Lunenburg Harbour Health Advisory Group

Coastal Action is seeking interested individuals, with a willingness to offer their time, knowledge, and ideas, to serve on the Lunenburg Harbour Health Advisory Group.

The group’s purpose is to consult with business, industry, government, and residents in helping to improve the health of Lunenburg Harbour.

Coastal Action is accepting applications until May 11, 2018.





Lunenburg Harbour Health Group Invitation to Serve Application Form

Stakeholder Engagement Intro Letter to Stakeholders

Lunenburg Harbour Health Group

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.

Coastal Action Hiring Through Clean Leadership and Internship Program

Coastal Action is excited to announce that there are two summer student positions available through our partnership with the Clean Foundation’s Clean Leadership and Internship Program. This program provides summer job opportunities for students looking for environmental work experience.

One position is to work as Environmental Education Summer Program Supporter, and the other as Watershed Project Field Technician , for the months of July and August 2018.

Those who are interested in these opportunities please follow links above and use online application link found within job description. Additional summer student opportunities through the Clean Leadership and Internship Program can be found here.

The deadline to apply is Midnight Sunday, March 25.

Job Opportunities

Coastal Action is hiring!

It is that time of year again, when Coastal Action is looking for to hire on summer staff. This summer we have 7 positions to fill (May – August), and some of these positions may have the opportunity to continue into the fall. If you have a background or interest in biology, environmental science, or education these positions might be worth looking into. Deadline for submission is January 29, 2018.

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

Morton Centre Education Summer Coordinator 2018

Watershed Projects Field Coordinator 2018

Watershed Projects Field Tech 2018

LaHave River Invasive Species Fisheries Tech 2018

American Eel Fisheries Tech 2018

Atlantic Whitefish Fisheries Tech 2018

Submissions will be sent to the Project Coordinator listed on the job descriptions. PDF format of resumes and cover letters are desirable.

Holiday Edition of the Coastal Chronicle


Happy Holidays from all of us here at Coastal Action!

It’s been a full year for us at Coastal Action, and we are looking forward to what 2018 will bring us.

Read about some updates on what we’ve been up to for the last couple of months, and get some great green tips on how to handle the holidays from our Holiday Edition of the Coastal Chronicle!


We are excited to announce our Atlantic Canada Microplastic Research Projectfunded by Environment Canada!

Click the photo here to view project details or contact Marine Debris Project Coordinator Ariel Smith at ariel@coastalaction.org.