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
The Walrus Talks H20
September 19th, 7:30PM
The Rooms

Botanical Boot Camp
September 22nd, 8:30AM-6:30PM
MUN Botanical Garden

Student Volunteer Bureau #GIVE2016
September 22nd, 11:00AM - 2:00PM
3rd Floor UC - Memorial University

Coastal Matters: Challenges in Fish and Wildlife Management in NL
September 22nd, 12:30PM – 1:20PM
Room 2014, Forest Centre, Grenfell Campus

Autumn Equinox Celebration
September 22nd, 7:00PM
Mercy Centre for Ecology and Justice

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

NAACAP's Annual General Meeting with special presentation
September 26th, 7:00PM
MUN Botanical Garden

NLEE Connections Event
September 27th, 6:00PM
Manual's River Interpretation Centre

Air Plant Workshop
September 27th & 28th, 7:00PM-8:30PM
MUN Botanical Garden

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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
TD Friends of the Environment (Deadline September 19)

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
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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