TD Tree Days Planting Event

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The community green space and outdoor classroom project has been guided by a committee of organisations over the past years, including:

  • Bridgewater Development Association
  • Town of Bridgewater
  • Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation
  • Nova Scotia Community College
  • South Shore Regional School Board

Summer issue of the Coastal Chronicle

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Check out Coastal Action’s newest summer issue of the Coastal Chronicle!

This is Coastal Action’s third issue of our quarterly E-newletter. This issue highlights the work being conducted on East River for the Elver Abundance Study and the Marine Protected Area Consideration in Mahone Bay, information on Morton Centre Summer Camps and the upcoming Growing Green Festival, and an overview of the past Rain Barrel Workshop hosted by Coastal Action. Lastly, this issues profile highlights on the Nova Scotia Youth Conservation Corps Program.

Wine & Cheese Social

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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.

Job Application Deadline Extended for NS Youth Conservation Corps

Coastal Action Hosting 4th Annual Rum & Chowder Social!

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Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation is once again hosting our Rum and Chowder Social fundraising event taking place Friday, June 10th from 6-9 PM at the Lunenburg Community Centre, Green Street.

Join us for an evening of sampling various chowders donated by restaurants in the Town of Lunenburg and surrounding areas, rum (including Ironworks Distillery), a cake auction, ticket draw for local prizes, and lots of entertainment.

Tickets are $30 in advance available at the Coastal Action office located at 37 Tannery Road or on-line right now through PayPal, see Home Page ($4.00 service fee), or $35 at the door.  All proceeds go directly towards supporting our projects and programs.

See poster for more details or contact Carol at 902-634-9977 or carol@coastalaction.org.

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Lunenburg Celebrates

Be A Tourist logoDid you hear? It’s the Town of Lunenburg’s 263rd Birthday and we’re going to celebrate in style!

On June 7-12, 2016, it’s your chance to be a tourist in your own town.  Residents and visitors alike will be able to celebrate, discover, and rediscover all the great things that Lunenburg has to offer.
Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation is pleased to be offering the following:

Friday, June 10th: 4th Annual Rum and Chowder Social from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.  New for this year, the event will be at the Lunenburg Community Centre, Green Street, as the event has outgrown the Angus Walters House!  Join us for an evening of sampling various chowders donated by restaurants in the Town of Lunenburg and surrounding areas, rum (including Ironworks Distillery), a cake auction, ticket draw for local prizes, and lots of entertainment.  Tickets are $30 in advance available at the Coastal Action office located at 37 Tannery Road or on-line through PayPal, see Home Page for link ($4 service fee), or $35 at the door.  All proceeds go directly towards supporting our projects and programs.
Saturday, June 11th: We will be celebrating World Oceans Day at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic.  Come visit us at our outdoor display on the waterfront between 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM and learn about our different projects and programs.

Also, don’t forget to join us at 2:00 PM for a presentation on the endangered Atlantic Whitefish.  The presentation will be held in the theatre at the Fisheries Museum.
You can learn more about the weekend’s events by visiting: www.lunenburgcelebrates.ca or through social media using #lunenburgcelebrates.