[Sust-mar] Congratulations to our 2009 Eco-Heroes & News from NSEN

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Thu Feb 26 16:13:14 EST 2009


Congratulations to our Eco-Heroes for 2009! Please find below a list of 10
upcoming NSEN events. For more environmental and social justice events
please visit our web site www.nsen.ca and add your events, jobs, action
alerts and announcements - Connect to NSEN!

NSEN Award Ceremony on February 27, 2009 - All Welcome!
from  3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at  Nova Scotia Public Archives, 6016 University
Avenue, Halifax.  Join us at 3pm for the award ceremony with cake and
speeches. All welcome to celebrate our NSEN ECO-HERO AWARD WINNERS FOR 2009.

1) Nickerson Lifetime Achievement: 
Rudy Haase, long-time Friends of Nature

2) Eco-Heroes Group of the Year: 
Lincolnville "Save Lincolnville" against the landfill in Guysborough

3) Eco-Hero Environmentalist of the Year (Individual): 
Peggy Cameron, renewable energy expert and passionate environment activist

4) Cole Award in Excellence in Environment and Health:
Ron Zima and the Children's Clean Air Network 

5) Marshall Award for Aboriginal Environmental Leadership: 
Albert Marshall, Aboriginal elder from Eskasoni, Cape Breton

6) Youth Environmental Leadership Award: 
Mindshift, environmental youth project

7) Award for Environmental Political Will: 
MLA Keith Colwell, Liberal Environmental Critic for his work with the
community to stop tire burning, to raise concern on biosolids and for being
a friendly and accessible politician who is concerned about environmental

8) *NEW AWARD* Langille Honour in the Woods Award 
Inaugural winner awarded posthumously to Pam Langille of Eastern Shore
Forest Watch who worked on sustainable forest issues and protected areas. 

Sustainability Education Networking Meeting with Lunch 
Fri., March 6 from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 
Keating Millennium Centre, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish  
Guest speaker Julie Stinson, Antigonish Sustainable Development. Find out
how we can advance sustainability education in the province. Lunch provided.

(HALIFAX) Story of Stuff: Toward Sustainable Consumption and Production FILM
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 from 7:00-8:30 p.m.  
Spring Garden Road Memorial Library, 5381 Spring Garden Road, Halifax. 

(LUNENBURG) Story of Stuff: Toward Sustainable Consumption and Production
Friday, March 12, 2009 from 7:00-8:30 p.m.  
Third floor Assembly Hall, 97-101 Kaulbach Street, Lunenburg. 

Environmental Education Meeting 
Monday, March 23 from 9:00-11:00 am
 Nova Scotia Department of Environment, 5151 Terminal Road, Halifax

Environmental Law & Policy Meeting
Friday, March 13 from 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Weldon Law School, Dalhousie University, Halifax

Social Movements in Central America & Latin American Cuisine. Saturday,
March 14 from 2-5pm  with interns Emma and Becky who spent 5 months in
Honduras. More details to come. 

Save the Date! Premiere screening of the new film "SENSE OF WONDER: The Life
of Rachel Carson" on Weds. March 25 at 7pm at the Al Whittle Theatre in
Wolfville. In Celebration of International Women's Day. More details to

Save the Date! Premiere screening of the new film "SENSE OF WONDER: The Life
of Rachel Carson" on Th. March 26 at 7pm at the Potter Auditorium, Dalhousie
University in Halifax. More details to come.

Book Club "Go Green: How to Build An Earth Friendly Community" 
Saturday, April 4, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
Alderney Gate Library, 60 Alderney Dr., Dartmouth. Join NSEN for the first
community book club and study circle. Read the book and join us for this
community study circle - only 60 seats. The book is available to borrow from
HRM libraries and to buy at Outside the Lines Bookstore on Quinpool St. and
P'lovers Environmental Store on Spring Garden Rd. 



Tamara Lorincz, BA, BComm, LLB, MBA
Executive Director (NSEN)
Nova Scotia Environmental Network 
55 Willowbend Ct. 
Halifax, NS Canada B3M 3L3
Phone: 902-454-6846
Fax: 902-454-6841
Email: nsen at cen-rce.org 
Web Site: www.nsen.ca
*NSEN: Connecting for a Sustainable Future*

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