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 shares information on environmental events, actions, opportunities (job, volunteer, funding), and news. 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
Climate Change Town Hall with MP Nick Whalen
September 8th, 6:00PM-8:00PM
8 Military Rd. St. Thomas' Anglican Church auditorium

Doors Open Days: The Suncor Energy Fluvarium
September 10th 12pm-4:30pm 
5 Nagle's Place

Doors Open Days: Fishing For Success at Island Rooms of Petty Harbour
September 10th & 11th, 1:00-4:00PM
10D Main Road, Petty Harbour

Nature NL September Talk: Atlantic Salmon Conservation in St. John's
September 15th, 7:30PM
MUN Science Building, room SN 2067
Presented by Brittany Palm-Flawd, PhD Candidate at Memorial University

The Walrus Talks H20
Rethinking the impact, use, and health of water in Canadian and global society
September 19th, 7:30PM
The Rooms

Student Volunteer Bureau #GIVE2016
Register by September 11th to setup a booth to recruit volunteers
September 22nd 11:00AM - 2:00PM
3rd Floor UC - Memorial University

28th Annual Rennie's River Duck Race Family Fun Day
September 25th, 12:00 PM - 3:00PM
River side on Rennie's Mill River

Cosmic Walk
All Wednesdays in September and October 4th - 8:00PM
At The Mercy Centre for Ecology

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

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

September Kid's Club Weekend Program: “Dabblers & Divers”
Every Saturday and Sunday from September 11 – 25 at 1:30pm
At The Suncor Energy Fluvarium

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

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
Career Opportunities
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

Employment: Assistant Education and Outreach Coordinator, Conservation Corps NL
Funding Opportunities
MEC (Deadline September 10 & March 10)

TD Friends of the Environment (Deadline September 19)

Community Foundation of NL (Deadline October 31)

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

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

Community Healthy Living Fund (Ongoing)

MEC: Product Donations (Ongoing)
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

Newsletter: NSEN
Member Spotlight
Are you a member of NLEN? Email at with subject line: "Spotlight Submission". Include several paragraphs celebrating your organization and accompanying images! 
The Manolis L Citizens
Response Committee
The Manolos L Citizens' Response Committee is a group of concerned citizens who have organized to lobby to have a permanent solution implemented in response to the oil leaking from the sunken ship Manolis L. Read an update on their ongoing efforts and recent work with the Coast Guard: here
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