MEC Green Evening

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  • Date
    Thursday, 18 April, 2019
  • Time
    From 05:00 pm to 09:00 pm UTC
  • Organizer
    MEC Halifax
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    1550 Granville Street
    Halifax, NS

MEC presents a Green Evening

Come down to MEC Halifax for an evening of presentations and displays to help you live a greener life! We will have a table of products and experts available that will help you take the first (or 72nd) step into sustainable living! 

Presentations are free, but have limited space, so register now to secure your spot! 

Join us for the following presentations: 

5:00pm – 5:45pm – Climate Change with Meghan McMorris from the EAC

6:15pm – 7:00pm – Sustainable Transportation with Anika Riopel from the EAC

The Ecology Action Centre is a member-based environmental charity in Nova Scotia.  The Ecology Action Centre takes leadership on critical environmental issues from biodiversity protection to climate change to environmental justice. Since 1971, the Ecology Action Centre has been working at the local, regional, national and more recently, international level to build a healthier and more sustainable world. Meghan McMorris the Community Energy Coordinator will be speaking on Climate Change with Anika Riopel the Active Transportation Program Officer following with a presentation on Sustainable Transportation. 

7:15pm – 8:00pm – Foraging in the East with Jamie Simpson 

Jamie Simpson is a forester, environmental lawyer, and writer with a passion for exploring the natural world (and sometimes eating it). In addition to his legal practice — Juniper Law —  Jamie teaches Environmental Law in Dalhousie’s Environmental Science program.  He is the author of two regionally best-selling books Restoring the Acadian Forest and Journeys Through Eastern Old-Growth Forests. His latest book is Eating Wild in Eastern Canada (books available for sale and signing after the presentation). Jamie has received several awards for his conservation work, including the Elizabeth May Award for Environmental Service, the Environmental Law Prize from Dalhousie University, and the Honour in the Woods Award from the Nova Scotia Environmental Network.