Vol. 3, No. 4
The Atlantic Coastal Zone Information Steering Committee (ACZISC) will meet January 26, 2000 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. For information, contact Claudette LeBlanc, ACZISC Secretariat, via E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (902) 494-3879.
EcoAction 2000 deadline
Application deadlines are February 1 and October 1 every year for Environment Canada's EcoAction 2000 Community Funding Program, which helps groups implement projects that protect or enhance the environment in their community. For more information visit www.ec.gc.ca/eco or call 1-800-663-5755 in Canada.
Protected arena conference
The Fourth International Conference on Science and the Management of Protected Areas (SAMPA IV) will take place May 14-19, 2000 at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, with marine protected areas as a major theme. Visit landscape.acadiau.ca/sampaa for more information, or call (519) 885-1211.
The Canon Envirothon, an annual competition held for North American high school students, will take place August 1-6, 2000 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The Envirothon brings teams from more than 47 states and provinces together to compete with one another in five subjects: wildlife, forestry, soil, aquatics, and current environmental issues. Winners receive Canon Envirothon Scholarships. Sponsors include Canon USA, Inc. and local conservation districts in partnership with the US Forest Service, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Association of Conservation Districts. For more information, visit http://www.envirothon.org/index.html, E-mail email@example.com, or call 1-800-825-5547, ext. 16.
Coastal Zone Canada 2000
Scheduled to take place in Saint John, New Brunswick September 17-22, 2000, the fourth international conference will address the theme, "Coastal Stewardship: Lessons Learned and Paths Ahead." Topics will include aboriginal practices, community-based actions, coastal health, and oceans governance. A youth conference will also take place. For more information visit www.gov.nb.ca/dfa/czc-zcc2000.htm or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (506) 453-2253.