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Storm dates March 28 & 29.

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Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017, 9am-4pm

All Seasons Inn, 1015 Main St, Sussex, N.B. 

Wondering how to best make use of social media to promote your watershed?
Which tools and strategies are most effective in moving watershed work ahead in the province? 

Join us on World Water Day for the chance to share tools, learn effective tactics, and network with other people interested in advancing watershed work. Help us set the priorities for the coming year!

Highlights

·         StoryMaps and GIS Tools
·         The how-tos of social media and marketing
·         Provide input to the Watershed Management Technical Working Group delegates
·         LiDAR in New Brunswick, What’s the Scoop?
·         Tour of Trout Creek


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Agenda
09:00

Introductions

 
9:10-9:20

Status Update

Simon Mitchell, Meduxnekeag River Association, Inc.

9:20-9:40

Watershed Management Technical Working Group

Donald Killorn
Stephanie Merrill
Remi Donelle


9:40-10:00

Ignite: Snippets from the field

Samantha Robichaud, Esgenoopetitj Watershed Association
Anita Doucet, Friends of the Kouchibouguacis
Robin Hanson, Oromocto River Watershed Association Inc.
Darlene Elward, Southeastern Anglers Association Inc.
Joanie Dubé, Société d'aménagement de la rivière Madawaska, inc.


10:00-10:50

Social Media and Marketing

Curtis Richardson & Bethany Young, Nature Trust of NB

10:50-11:00

Break

 
11:00-11:40

Modeling flooding and siltation from forestry data

David LeBlanc, Restigouche River Watershed Management Council

  Culvert assessment

Christine McLauchlan, Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance

11:40-12:30

StoryMaps and Fun GIS Tools

Dr. Wendy Monk, Canadian Rivers Institute

12:30-1:30

Lunch

 
1:30-2:00

LiDAR in NB, What's the scoop?

Adam Dick, Department of Energy and Resource Development

2:00-2:15 Navigating the DELG website portal

Nicole Duke, Department of Environment and Local Government (invited)
2:15-2:45

Priorities

 
2:45-3:45

Trout Creek Tour

Ben Whalen, Kennebecasis River Watershed Restoration Committee

3:55-4:00

Wrap Up

 


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Hosted by: Kennebecasis River Watershed Restoration Committee

Watershed Workshop Planning Committee :

Marieka Chaplin, Nashwaak Watershed Association Inc.
Jolyne Hébert, Shediac Bay Watershed Association
Donald Killorn, Eastern Charlotte Waterways Inc.
Simon J. Mitchell, Meduxnekeag River Association, Inc.

Ben Whalen, Kennebecasis River Watershed Restoration Committee
 

Annika Chiasson, New Brunswick Environmental Network
Mary Ann Coleman, New Brunswick Environmental Network

November 19 2016, 8:30-5:00
St. Mary's Cultural Centre, corner of Cliffe and Dedham Streets, Fredericton

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  8:30 -
9:00
Registration
Meet & Greet
Silent Auction Opens
  9:00 -
9:20
Opening and Introductions

agmbigger 9:20 -
9:40
NBEN Update

bootcamp

9:40 -
10:10
Insider Know-how David Coon, MLA Fredericton-South

  10:10 -
10:30
Break
Anniversary Accolades
Silent Auction
bootcamp

10:30 -
11:20
Strategies of Influence Lois Corbett, Conservation Council of NB
Don Killorn, Eastern Charlotte Waterways
Francine Levesque, EcoVie
Sabine Dietz, Nature NB

Bonnie Hamiliton-Bogart, Voices for Sustainable Environments and Communities
Serge LaRochelle, Groupe de développement durable du Pays de Cocagne
Mark D'Arcy, Council of Canadians Fredericton Chapter
bootcamp

11:20 -
12:05

Cross-cultural Allies: How environmental groups and Indigenous people can work well together Alma Brooks, Peace and Friendship Alliance
Hugh Akagi, Passamaquoddy First Nation
Kenneth Francis, Kopit Lodge
Samantha Robichaud, Esgenoopetitj Watershed Association
Patricia Saulis, Maliseet Nation Conservation Council


agmbigger 12:05 -
12:20
NBEN Bylaw & Policy Amendments

  12:20 -
1:05
Lunch
Anniversary Cake!
Silent Auction
agmbigger 1:05 -
1:25
NBEN Groups:
Silver Seven Awards
Welcoming New Groups
assemblybigger 1:25 -
4:10

Assembly of All Groups

Legal Approaches 1:25 pm
Citizen enforcement and private prosecutions: Scott Kidd
Mount Carleton judicial review & UNDRIP update: Ron Tremblay
Right to information how-to: Mark D'Arcy
Climate Change 1:55 pm
Energy and climate literacy: Louise Comeau
Climate projects, a new approach: Amanda Marlin
Extreme Energy Campaigns 2:35 pm
Shale moratorium: Jim Emberger, Roy Ries
Lepreau retrofits: Sharon Murphy
Energy East: Jean-Louis Deveau, Taylor Crosby
Forests 3:00 pm
Elsipogtog Land Claim: Kenneth Francis
Spraying: Francine Levesque
Water 3:40 pm
Water classification: Simon Mitchell
Wetlands: Stephanie Merrill
Marine protected areas: Matt Abbott
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4:10-
4:30

Thinking Outside the Box

Tips & Tricks
Charitable status: To apply or not? 
Novel funding approaches: The successful and the untested

Successful partnerships: How and why they work
Students: Ideas to get student involved!
Young Adults: Opening up to young adults. What's the hook?
Communication among groups: Talking to your neighbours
agmbigger 4:30-
4:50
Steering Committee Elections
Policy Resolutions from the Floor
  4:50-
5:00
Closing

  5:05 Silent Auction Closes

Shake it Up! Youth Taking Charge

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Youth Environmental Action Network (YEAN) conference

February 18th, 9:30-3:45

Killarney Lake Lodge, Fredericton 


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What are some effective tools and techniques to increase peer engagement and awareness? How does education lead to action? How do we change our messaging to reach different demographics? 

On the agenda: 

  • The importance of engaging youth
  • Talking about climate change in NB, effectively
  • YES – Youth Environmental Stewards Theatre show
  • How to teach waste reduction and education

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Draft Agenda: 

 

Time

Title

Speaker

9:30-10:00

Registration & networking



10:00-10:20

Breaking the ice

Pascale Ouellette, New Brunswick Environmental Network

10:20-11:05

The importance of engaging youth

David Coon, MLA Fredericton South - Leader of the Green Party of NB

11:05-11:50

Talking about climate change in NB, effectively

Louise Comeau, Conservation Council of New Brunswick, Director of Climate Change and Energy Solutions

11:50-12:20

Lunch



12:20-1:20

YES - Youth Environmental Stewards

The Calithumpians

1:20-1:50

Nature break

 
1:50-2:35

Waste reduction and education

Johanne Philippe, Commission de services régionaux Nord-Ouest

2:35-3:35

Where do we go from here?

 
3:35-3:45

Wrap-up




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Celebrating 25 years of connecting people for the environment. Join us!

November 19 2016, 8:30-5:00
St. Mary's Cultural Centre, northwest corner of Cliffe and Dedham Streets, Fredericton


 bootcamp

 Affecting change and
influencing decision-making. 
 Exploring key ingredients.
  


Insider Know-how
      David Coon, MLA Fredericton-South

Strategies of Influence
       Lois Corbett, Conservation Council of NB
        Do
n Killorn, Eastern Charlotte Waterways
        Francine Levesque, EcoVie
       
Sabine Dietz, Nature NB
        Bonnie Hamilton Bogart, Voices for Sustainable Environments and Communities

        Serge LaRochelle, Groupe de développement durable du Pays de Cocagne
        Mark D'Arcy, Council of Canadians Fredericton Chapter
Cross-cultural Allies: How environmental groups and Indigenous people can work well together
        Alma Brooks, Peace and Friendship Alliance
        Hugh Akagi, Passamaquoddy First Nation
        Kenneth Francis, Kopit Lodge
        Samantha Robichaud, Esgenoopetitj Watershed Association
        Patricia Saulis, Maliseet Nation Conservation Council

 assembly

 Share key information.
 Issues, priorities, tools and approaches.



Legal Approaches

     Citizen enforcement and private prosecutions: Scott Kidd
     Mount Carleton judicial review & UNDRIP update: Ron Tremblay
     Right to information how-to: Mark D'Arcy

Climate Change
     Energy and climate literacy: Louise Comeau
     Climate projects, a new approach: Amanda Marlin
Extreme Energy Campaigns
     Shale moratorium: Jim Emberger, Roy Ries
     Lepreau retrofits: Sharon Murphy
     Energy East: Jean-Louis Deveau, Taylor Crosby
Forests
     Elsipogtog Land Claim: Kenneth Francis
     Spraying : Francine Levesque
Water
     Water classification: Simon Mitchell
     Wetlands : Stephanie Merrill
     Marine protected areas : Matt Abbott
Thinking Outside the Box: Tips and Tricks

     Charitable Status: To apply or not?
     Novel funding approaches: The successful and the untested
     Successful partnerships: How and why they work
     Students: Ideas to get student involved!
     Young Adults: Opening up to young adults. What's the hook?
     Communication among groups: Talking to your neighbours
 




agm  Celebrating 25 Years of Connecting People
  for the Environment!
  

  Inclusion policy for Mi'kmaq, Wəlastəkwey, Peskotomuhkati
  New members
  Steering Committee elections
  Recognizing the 7 groups who have been with the NBEN for 25 years!

 
YEAN  Youth Environmental Action Network 

  Environmental youth groups will have the chance to discuss environmental
  issues and how to be catalysts for change in New Brunswick.


children  Bring your children to Eco-Confluence!
   
  Fun and educational activities

  Environmental theme


 
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...and lots of others but we ran out of time to keep updating!...See you soon!
Francois Chiasson, Lisa Savoie-Ferron, Cynthia Pearson, Maurice Violette, Aaron Dowding, Jennifer Smith, Robena Weatherley, Katia McKercher, Mara Ostafichuk, Naia Noyes-West, Nicholas Carter, Jimmy Therrien, Sheryl Bartlett, Doug Kelly, Norma MacKellar, Peggy Woolsy, Corinne Hersey, Marley Caddell, Evan Young, Adam Cheeseman, William Millar, Caeleigh Marshall, Naomi Goldberg, Paula Noel, Élie Roussel, Jim Emberger, Stan Donovan, Mike McKinley, Marilyn Merritt-Gray, Serge Robichaud, Paul Belliveau, Peter Cronin, Paula Tippett, Karyn McPherson, Laurie Murison, Billie Joe Fowler, Lynn Melanson, Andrew  Halassy,
Chris Rouse, Tahara Briggs, Hugh Akagi, John Bagnall, Ron Tremblay, Roland Chiasson, Keith Helmuth, Taylor Crosby, Nadine Ives, Heather Almeda, Debra Hopper, Lorraine Savoie, Rémi Donelle, Zachary Bourque, Olivia DeYoung, Matthew Abbott, Pascale Ouellette, Christine McLauchlan, Raissa Marks, Joanie Kennah , Samantha Brewster, Lyanya Astephen, Brenda Kelley, David Coon, Paul McLaughlin, Vanessa Roy-McDougall, Richelle Martin, Samuel Arnold, Mary De La Valette, Roy Ries, Bonnie Hamilton-Bogart, Frank Johnston, Louise Comeau, Marie Ruitenberg, Dr. Arie A Ruitenberg, Rick Roth, Mary Ann Coleman, Lee Reed, Chloé Melanson, Marie-Soleil Morneau, Joanie Dubé, Nicolas Bastien, Jessica Bossé, Philip Blaney, Scott Kidd, Simon Mitchell, Sharon Murphy, Jean-Louis Deveau, Kenneth Francis, Wiebke Tinney, Alma Brooks, Mark D'Arcy, Christine Landry, Sabine Dietz, Lois Corbett, Serge LaRochelle,  Donald Killorn, Patrick Colford, Kenneth Francis, Samantha Robichaud, Afton Conneely, Amanda Marlin

Complete agenda available here.

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Science East's Night of Environmental Science
Thu, Feb 23rd, 2017
Centreville Community School

Resiliency Workshops by AMANB
Thu, Feb 23rd, 2017
Community Centre, Meeting Room

Renewables NB Conference
Sat, Feb 25th, 2017
The Ville Cooperative

Action Alerts

ACTION ALERT: Reinstate funding to the Canadian Environmental Network

Friday, 03 February 2017
by Raissa Marks
The Canadian Environmental Network and its provincial affiliate networks need your help!

Historically, the Canadian Environmental Network and its provi…

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Still Time to Submit Comments - Snowmobile Trail Development up Mount Carleton

Monday, 21 November 2016
by Roberta Clowater, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - New Brunswick Chapter
You can still send in your comments until end of day Nov 21 (Monday) on the environmental assessment report about the proposed snowmobile trail at Mou…

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Research Manager - ECHO Network Environment, Community, Health Observatory

Tuesday, 31 January 2017
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Research Manager

ECHO Network (Environment, Community, Health Observatory)

5-Year Term Position*

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