NSEN receives Halifax and Truro Health Board Wellness funding to host new Talking Circle Series: EGO TO ECO: LEARNING MI’KMAQ APPROACHES TO CONNECTING ENVIRONMENTAL AND HUMAN HEALTH IN NOVA SCOTIA with the Halifax Central Library and a venue in Truro to be announced. More details to come!
NSEN representatives are working with our national counterpart, RCEN, to convince the federal government to restore the Environmental Network core funding that the Harper government cancelled.
NSEN has also been in contact with the Provincial Department of Environment to find a way to activate and grow unused Environmental Trust Fund monies being held in the department.
The NSEN board has met with five new board members in an information gathering and disseminating session on Feb. 3rd. An orientation for board members, followed by a special members meeting will be upcoming. Details to follow. We’re still looking for representation from Cape Breton, Southwest Nova, Cumberland/ Colchester/ Antigonish region. Contact Joanne Light if you’re interested: firstname.lastname@example.org.