Sustainable Communities

Naturally Green

Naturally Green

Caring for our environment is everyone

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Partners in Engine Emission Reduction (PEER)

Partners in Engine Emission Reduction (PEER)

Halifax Regional Municipality has undertaken a program to reduce the amount of unnecessary vehicle engine idling in the municipality. The program, called

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A cleaner solution

A cleaner solution

Dalhousie University is doing its part to help create cleaner air in partnership with the Halifax Regional Municipality, the Province of Nova Scotia and local institutions including Saint Mary’s University, the Victoria General Hospital and the Halifax Infirmary.

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Meeting the One Tonne Challenge on Annapolis Farms

Meeting the One Tonne Challenge on Annapolis Farms

Farmers are proving that reducing greenhouse gas emissions can make for a richer harvest.

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Community-Based Environmental Monitoring Network – Saint Mary

Community-Based Environmental Monitoring Network – Saint Mary

Our Network will be taking a holistic and interdisciplinary ecosystem approach. We will be advancing monitoring protocols that are aquatic, marine and terrestrial in scope. We are looking forward to working with environmental stewardship groups in the effort to study and protect our environment for future generations. I would like to invite you to learn […]

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Sight Point Nature Reserve Project

Sight Point Nature Reserve Project

With EcoAction support, the wilds of Sight Point, Nova Scotia are being protected through the province

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Light Better…For Less

Light Better…For Less

An innovative program turns on small business owners to the environmental and bottom-line benefits of switching to energy-efficient lighting. [Environment Canada: EcoAction]

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Heavy Metal Collections

Heavy Metal Collections

Parents may think of that noise coming from the resident teenager

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Conservation Vacation on Sable Island

Conservation Vacation on Sable Island

Conservation Vacation on Sable Island. Read about a volunteer’s experience helping the Ipswich Sparrow and see a virtual tour of the island.

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SunRoot Farm

SunRoot Farm

SunRoot Farm is a 140-acre landscape of rolling hills and windy river located in East Hants. The land is farmed by a group of energetic young folks who share a love of growing food and community. We believe in creating harmonious relationships between the earth and the communities which use it. Our philosophy is to […]

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