Volunteer Information Session 2017

We are excited to announce that plans have been made for our Volunteer Information Session for this year. It will be held in at the Joggins Fossil Centre on Saturday, April 8th.

Our presenters will be:

Shannon Arnold – Marine Policy Coordinator – Ecology Action Centre: There are many significant projects concerning marine, oceans, and fisheries ongoing at the Ecology Action Centre.   Shannon’s presentation will fill us in on some of the important work being done by their staff and volunteers.

Mary MacPhee – Facilities Manager, Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy  (FORCE)  This facility near Parrsboro is a leading research centre for in-stream tidal energy. Mary will give us an overview of this innovative development and its potential for the future.

Brenda Rioux – Waste Reduction Coordinator- Cumberland Joint Services Management Authority (CJSMA) Brenda will provide information on the many recycling and waste reduction programs and services offered by the CJSMA.

Adopt-A-Highway Program Coordinator –  Gina Bain This update will include the notable events occurring in the program in 2016 and a review of the cleanup results for the year.

We will also have a time to have a tour of the Joggins Fossil Centre and adjoining cliffs, and discuss issues and experiences with other AAH groups.

We hope that many of our volunteers will be able to attend our conference in Joggins. Please contact the office if you are interested in our program.