Have you heard of the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program? It is a network of Canadian municipal governments that have committed to reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) and to acting on climate change. Since the beginning of the program in 1994, over 350 municipalities have joined PCP, making a public commitment to reduce GHG emissions. … Continue reading Partners for Climate Protection
Looking for activities for your children to be involved in this summer in the Sackville area, that are educational, fun, and have a focus on the environment? Look no further! Wild Wonder Forest School just recently announced their summer program will be running on Tuesdays & Thursdays for 5 weeks in July, and through the … Continue reading Local Forest School Announces Summer Program
Inside the Ivory Tower – Sharing Our Research in a Lunch & Learn Date: April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Venue: Town Hall Council Chambers 31C Main Street, Sackville, NB + Google Map Inside the Ivory Tower – Sharing Our Research in a Lunch & Learn is taking place on Wednesday, April 25th. This … Continue reading Inside the Ivory Tower – Sharing Our Research in a Lunch & Learn
That is a the title of an article that appeared in The Globe and Mail's April 2, 2018 issue. Written by Matthew McClearn, the article talks about how for centuries, earthen berms have protected the Tantramar floodplain from the sea – and if rising tides overwhelm them, our local communities will be under water and … Continue reading Will Sackville’s dikes finally fall? Rising seas could ruin land Acadians turned from marshes to farms
The Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network, ACORN, based in Sackville is an organization that works to connect and be a resource for all Atlantic Canadians interested in organic food and agriculture. Currently ACORN is offering free access to Part 1 of our recent Climate Change & Agriculture Webinar Series. In Part 1 of this series, … Continue reading Free Webinar on Climate Change & Agriculture!
Annual Conference of the New Brunswick Climate Change Adaptation Collaborative, organised by the New Brunswick Environmental Network March 14, 2018 Kinsmen Club, 100 Newcastle Blvd, Miramichi, NB How can my community get started with climate change adaptation? What climate change adaptation initiatives are underway in different parts of New Brunswick? How are we doing on … Continue reading Don’t miss the Annual Conference of the New Brunswick Climate Change Adaptation Collaborative taking place March 14th!
Recently there was a UNESCO report on Education and Sustainable Development released, to read the full report see here UNESCO Report on ESD 2018. This is the fifth in UNESCO’s Education on the Move series, which looks at trends in education today and challenges for tomorrow. The series is aimed at providing policy-makers, educators and … Continue reading New UNESCO report on Education for Sustainable Development released!