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  • Title: Welcome to the NAACAP Web site
    Descriptive info: .. Welcome to the NAACAP Web site..

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    Descriptive info: Home.. NAACAP.. Who We Are.. Staff Board.. Jobs.. Contact Us.. News.. Latest News.. Calendar.. River Rangers.. What We Do.. St.. John s Bay >.. Coakers River.. Leary s Brook.. Outer Cove Brook.. Rennies River.. Virginia River.. Waterford River.. Conception Bay >.. Beachy Cove Brook.. Kelligrews River.. Manuels River.. Topsail River.. Other Rivers.. Cochrane Pond Brook.. Join Our Team.. Riverwatch.. You Can Help.. DIY Rain Barrels.. Projects.. Gallery.. Photos.. Resources.. Northeast Avalon ACAP.. (NAACAP) is a community action group formed with the support of Environment Canada to address environmental issues affecting the quality of our natural resources with a particular emphasis on the watersheds and coastal areas of the Northeast Avalon: an area from Cape St.. Francis south to a line that runs from Holyrood to Witless Bay.. Here at.. we do our best to protect and maintain our waterways by planting trees, organize clean-ups, developing management plans, organizing guided walks, testing water quality and waste-water effluent, monitoring rivers, surveying wetlands, promoting healthy rivers and coastlines, speaking on water issues, promoting pesticide awareness, monitoring fish stocks, promoting water conservation, and working in partnership with the community through the local volunteers.. How To Get Involved.. River Rangers: Our local volunteers who help keep an eye on the regions rivers.. More information.. here.. Riverwatch: Our business partners who get involved with maintaining local rivers.. Results from NAACAP s 2011 Wetland Survey Now Available.. During the summer of 2011 NAACAP conducted a wetland survey project, with various wetlands on the Northeast Avalon visited.. The results of this project are now online here.. We are continuing this project during the summer of 2012, and if you would like to suggest some wetlands for us to.. Continue.. New Report Available!.. We now have a new report available online : Canadian Aquatic Benthic Invertebrate Network (CABIN): Virginia River, South Brook,  ...   series of.. Designing Our Future: Linking Growth, Quality of Life, and Environmental Sustainability on the Northeast Avalon.. Come hear from four panelists discussing the future of the NEA; covering topics from climate change, to building design, to municipal planning.. Be part of the discussion about the development of your region.. Wednesday, Feb.. 29th The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road, St.. John’s 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Doors open at 6:30 pm.. The Effect of Chlorination of wastewater treatment effluents.. The Effect of Chlorination of wastewater treatment effluents in the Avalon Coastal Ecosystem.. The formation of disinfection byproducts (DBPs) is a main environmental concern associated with chlorine disinfection.. Free chlorine can react with organic and inorganic compounds to produce different DBPs which can be toxic to aquatic life.. Chlorinated wastewater must.. Freshwater Joys.. Your handbook for enjoying and protecting your freshwater shoreline As Newfoundlanders and Labradorians we are all familiar with the joys as well as hardships that are associated with living near water.. While we are lucky to be surrounded by an abundance of freshwater, we have to understand that it is indeed.. Our Mission Statement.. Northeast Avalon ACAP is a non - government organization (NGO) that works with all sectors of the community, to protect and enhance the aquatic environmental quality of the watersheds and coastline of the Northeast Avalon region.. Upcoming Events.. July 2012.. M.. T.. W.. F.. S.. 1.. 2.. 3.. 4.. 5.. 6.. 7.. 8.. 9.. 10.. 11.. 12.. 13.. 14.. 15.. 16.. 17.. 18.. 19.. 20.. 21.. 22.. 23.. 24.. 25.. 26.. 27.. 28.. 29.. 30.. 31.. Join Our River Ranger Program.. Become a River Ranger! Which river you would like to be a River Ranger for? View how to become a Ranger on theRiver Ranger page.. Search our site.. All material on this site copyright © 2011 NAACAP..

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  • Title: Who We Are :
    Descriptive info: Northeast Avalon ACAP (NAACAP).. is an environmental non-government organization (NGO) that works with all sectors of the community, to protect and enhance the aquatic environmental quality of the watersheds and coastline of the Northeast Avalon region.. NAACAP works with the communities, government agencies, university researchers, volunteer groups and businesses to protect and enhance our natural surroundings.. Our main focus is on the rivers and ponds of the Northeast Avalon, an area that runs north of the Witless Bay Line to Cape St.. Francis.. It includes Bell island, Holyrood and Bay Bulls.. Our work on rivers and ponds includes:.. Planting ground cover to control erosion.. Electrofishing to monitor fish stocks.. Water quality testing.. River monitoring.. Clean-ups.. Along the coast NAACAP is involved with testing wastewater from treatment plants and investigating leachates.. We also do beach clean-ups.. As well, NAACAP has a keen interest in environmental education, running summer programmes that include guided walks, and children activity days.. NAACAP also gives presentations  ...   hiking and fishing; they act as lungs and filters for our towns and cities; and they are important for flood control.. To adequately maintain these features of watersheds, NAACAP is spearheading the push for Watershed Management Plans.. Many rivers in the Northeast Avalon region cross at least one municipal boundary.. Watershed Management Plans.. are a means of ensuring that all municipalities and government departments are in agreement on how the watershed will be managed and maintained.. Such plans can ensure that development takes place in appropriate locations and that people living in the watersheds (especially those living downstream) will not be adversely affected.. What is ACAP.. The Atlantic Coastal Action Program (ACAP) is a community based model of ecosystem management.. There are 14 ACAP sites throughout Atlantic Canada.. With support from Environment Canada, each ACAP site works collectively and individually to develop local capacity so as to tackle local ecosystem issues.. NAACAP is proud to be one of the 14..

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  • Title: Staff & Board :
    Descriptive info: NAACAP is made up of a Board of Directors from across the region who provide guidance and direction to the work of the organization.. These people are committed to the quality of life in the Northeast Avalon and see the rivers and coastlines as key components and indicators of a healthy environment.. They may either be members elected for a two-year term at an annual general meeting, or are government appointed, non-voting directors who represent their  ...   Other Voting Members.. Luise Hermanutz.. Jane Tucker.. Bing Chen.. Caleb Higdon.. Diana Baird.. Bob Helleur.. Brad Strang.. Andrew Walsh.. Government Appointees.. Terry Fleet or Brenda Moriarity, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Government of Canada.. Joanne Sweeney, Department of Environment and Conservation; Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.. Not filled City of St.. John’s.. Richard Kane, City of Mount Pearl.. Kevin Power, Environment Canada, Government of Canada.. Staff.. Lanna Campbell Outreach and Office Coordinator.. Phoebe Metcalfe Environmental Technician..

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  • Title: Jobs :
    Descriptive info: Posted November 28, 2011.. Northeast Avalon ACAP, Inc.. is hiring an.. Office and Outreach Coordinator.. NAACAP is seeking an energetic coordinator to assist in the day-to-day operations of a regional non-profit, community-based environmental organization and to implement its public engagement activities.. The successful candidate will report to, receive direction from, and facilitate the decision-making of a volunteer Board of Directors.. The Coordinator will play a pivotal role in the mounting of a regional watershed stewardship workshop in February 2012 and in planning 2012-13 projects.. Primary duties are as follows:.. · Implementing projects and associated communications plans in keeping with Board and/or Committee direction.. · Liaising with project partners and community members.. · Maintaining financial, administrative and reporting systems.. Qualifications desired:.. · University Degree in related area (i.. e..  ...   · Strong research and facilitation skills;.. · Working knowledge of a variety of PC computer applications.. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated expertise in bookkeeping, GIS, HTML and/or similarly specialized computing functions.. This is a contractual position to 31 April 2012 with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and adequate funding.. A salary in the $33-38,000/year equivalent range is offered, commensurate with education and experience.. Candidates are asked to submit a detailed resume, a cover letter highlighting their relevant qualifications and experience, and provide contact information for two (2) individuals familiar with their work and accomplishments to date.. Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to provide samples of their written work.. Please direct questions and applications to:.. careers@naacap.. ca.. Deadline:.. 7 December 2011..

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  • Title: Contact Us :
    Descriptive info: If you would like to ask us questions or leave feedback about anything you.. have read or seen on this web site there are a few ways you can contact us:.. Our online Feedback form is.. You can write to us:.. P.. O.. Box 1027, Station C,.. John s, NL.. A1C 5M5.. You can telephone or fax:.. Tel: 709-726-9673.. Fax: 709-726-2764.. You can email us:.. info@naacap.. Scan our QR Code below with your phone  ...   visit us at our new location in The Environmental Gathering Place,.. 172 Military Road (next to the Basilica), where we ve joined together with the following groups to create an environment centre.. The Protected Areas Association.. ,.. PAANL.. Newfoundland Labrador Environmental Network.. NLEN.. Sierra Club of Canada.. Atlantic Canada Chapter.. The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society.. –.. NL Chapter.. You’ll find us all on the Third Floor:.. How to find us.. The Environmental Gathering Place..

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  • Title: News :
    Descriptive info: Archive for the News Category.. We are continuing this project during the summer of 2012, and if you would like to suggest some wetlands for us to visit please let us know!.. [ Read More ].. Categories:.. Events.. This project was completed in partnership with the.. John s Click  ...   a series of case studies of.. John’s 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Doors open at 6:30 pm.. Uncategorized.. Chlorinated wastewater must often be dechlorinated to.. While we are lucky to be surrounded by an abundance of freshwater, we have to understand that it is indeed a finite and precious..

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  • Title: Events :
    Descriptive info: Previous events.. Next events.. Mon.. Tues.. Wed.. Thur.. Fri.. Sat.. Sun.. Category Key.. General..

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  • Title: River Rangers :
    Descriptive info: River Rangers are the stewards of the Northeast Avalon rivers.. Individually and in groups, they regularly walk the river and report back to NAACAP on their observations.. This could range from kingfishers to trout to otters to litter to erosion problems to spillages.. These observations are maintained on the web for the public to access.. Join.. to get involved in monitoring and learning more about your local river system.. River Rangers is sponsored in part by:..

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  • Title: What We Do :
    Descriptive info: River Rangers are the volunteer stewards of the Northeast Avalon region’s rivers.. This could range from kingfishers to trout to otters to algal blooms to litter to erosion problems to spillages.. These observations are important to the health of the rivers and are maintained on the web for the public to access.. River Rangers are also given the  ...   well as other forms of survey work.. NAACAP provides training sessions for those wishing to become River Rangers and hold a yearly barbeque for all of our dedicated volunteers!.. If your river is not listed on this site, become a River Ranger and we will add it to the list!.. To become a River Ranger get in touch..

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