The NLEN E-Update is a weekly listing of environmental events, news and opportunities in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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NLEN: Many Voices for The Environment

This E-Update includes on environmental events, career opportunities, funding opportunities, links to other environmental newsletters and often a spotlight on one of our members.

Please use the form on our website to send notices by Friday 10am weekly

This is a service provided by NLEN on behalf of member organisations working across the province that hold environmental conservation and protection as an objective and who support the objective of the Network. Learn more about becoming a member or supporter here:

Upcoming Events
Cosmic Walk
October 4th - 8:00PM
Mercy Centre for Ecology

COINAtlantic Climate Forum
October 4th, 1:00pm-4:00PM
NL Housing and Homelessness Network Learning Centre

COIN Atlantic Study Tour of Communities of the Northern Avalon
October 5th, 9:30AM-3:00PM
Delta, St. John's

Environmental Assessment Processes Expert Panel
October 5, St. John's
Public Presentations to the Panel 1:00PM-5:00PM
Public Workshop 6:30PM-10:00PM

Coastal Matters: DFO Management of Aquaculture in NL
October 6th, 12:30PM – 1:20PM
Room 2014, Forest Centre, Grenfell Campus

Environmental Assessment Processes Expert Panel
October 6, Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Indigenous Presentations to the Panel 1:00PM-5:00PM
Indigenous and Public Open Dialogue Session 6:30PM-10:00PM

Environmental Assessment Processes Expert Panel
October 7, Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Indigenous Presentations to the Panel 9:00AM-12:00PM

150th Celebration at The Garden
October 12th, 12:30PM-1:30PM
MUN Botanical Garden

Orchids 101
October 12th, 7:00-8:30PM
MUN Botanical Garden

NAACAP's Fall Clean Up
October 15th, 9:00AM
Meet at Southlands Community Centre

Story Walk as part of the St. John's Storytelling Festival
October 15th, 2:00PM-4:00PM
MUN Botanical Garden

Scarecrow Contest
October 15th-29th
MUN BOO-tanical Garden

Call for Entries - 39th Annual Garden & Nature Art Exhibition
October 17th-28th
MUN Botanical garden

Hops and Beer Night
October 18th, 5:00PM-8:00PM
MUN Botanical Garden

Nature NL October Public Lecture: The Next New Birds
October 20th - 7:30PM
MUN, SN 2067

Pop Up Soup Stand and Auction: For the Brother Brennan Centre
October 21st, 6:15PM - 11:00PM
Johnson Geo Centre

Halloween Howl
October 29th & 30th, 10:00AM-3:00PM
MUN BOO-tanical Garden

All Shook Up
November 10th to 13th, 8:00PM
Arts and Culture Centre

Winter Woods Walk Family Family Program
November 13th, 10:00AM-3:00PM
MUN Botanical Garden
Resources & Newsletters
Is your organization a member and have an online newsletter we can share in this section weekly? Let us know! We're also happy to post new research findings or reports!

Review of the Environmental and Regulatory Proccesses

NS Environment Network

Western Environment Centre

Public Notice:
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Ongoing Events
NLEN's Environmental Directory
This quick survey for environmental organizations will populate our free and public directory with information about your organizations. Sign up today!

Feedback Opportunity re: Species at Risk Public Registry
Deadline: November 18th

Coastal Matters Speaker Series
Every other Thursday starting September 22nd and ending November 17th, 12:30PM- 1:20PM
All talks will take place in room 2014, Forest Centre, Grenfell Campus

Sunday Nature Programs
Every Sunday at 10:00AM
MUN Botantical Garden

An Afternoon in the Garden
Every Sunday at 2:00PM

The Fluvarium’s “Friends of Freshwater Habitats” Program
For Youth groups such as Girl Guides and Scouts

Attitudes on Agriculture and Food Production in NL
Ongoing throughout the Autumn, conducted by Ivan Emke at the Grenfell Campus of Memorial

Share Your Views
Ongoing government questionnaire related to the review of the 2012 changes to the Fisheries Act

Be a Citizen Scientist
Upload your photos of wildlife to help scientists in a number of ways!

The Green Rock presents: Guide to the Good
Survey on Community Threads - encouraging local and sustainable networks
Funding Opportunities
Community Development Fund (Eastern region only - Deadline October 19)

Community Foundation of NL (Deadline October 31)

The Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation ASCF (Deadline: Mid-December 2016)

Community Healthy Living Fund (February 28)

MEC (Deadline March 10 & September 10)

Regional Wellness Coalitions (2-3 deadlines per year varies by region + ongoing discretionary funds)

MEC: Product Donations (Ongoing)

IceCaps Care Foundation (Ongoing)

Jumpstart (Ongoing)
Career Opportunities
Membership: Call for Expressions of Interest in COSEWIC SSC Membership (Oct 19th deadline)

Volunteer Positions: Science Interpreter and Aquarist, Event help, Research Assistant, and Aquarium Maintenance, Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium

Volunteer Position: Associate Editor of The Osprey, Nature Newfoundland and Labrador
Member Spotlight
Are you a member of NLEN? Email at with subject line: "Spotlight Submission". Include several paragraphs celebrating your organization and accompanying images! 
Member Name
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