Environment and Conservation
- 2009

January, February, March, April, May, June,
July, August, September, October, November, December

January

January 8
Joint Review Panel Established for Environmental Assessment of Proposed Lower Churchill Hydroelectric Generation Project

January 13
European Space Agency to Fund Project for Detection of Aquatic Pollution Sources

January 16
Funding Announced for Waste Site Consolidation in Lewisporte Area
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 20
Public Advisory: T'Railway Provincial Park from Goobies to Clarenville Closed Due to Construction


January 21
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 26
Public Advisory: T'Railway Provincial Park from Goobies to Clarenville Re-opened

January 27
Hunter and Trapper Education Workshops Scheduled

Environmental Assessment Bulletin 

January 30
Province to Share Water Resources Management Expertise with Russian Delegation

 


February

February 2
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 10
Project Receives Funding to Research Climate Change Adaptation in Labrador
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Ever Green Environmental Corporation

February 11
Commercial Paper Recycling Effort Will Help Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

February 13
Caribou Health Monitoring Program Completed for 2008

February 16
Ministers Congratulate Winterton on Incinerator Closure
Media Advisory: Ministers of the Environment Meet in Whitehorse

February 24
Ministers Congratulate Central Regional Service Board on Official Launch

February 25
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

 


March

March 4
Contest Lands Student an Opportunity to Explore Canada’s High Arctic Region
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 9
MMSB Announces Funding for Waste Management Initiatives
Lower Churchill Hydroelectric Generation Project Review Panel Invites Public Comment on Environmental Impact Statement

March 12
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at NEIA Conference

March 13
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 18
Extensions Granted for Plans for Two Species in the Province

March 20
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 23
Hunters Told Threatened Caribou Will Be Protected
Home Heating Oil Tank Registration Deadline Extended to July
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Drinking Water Workshop

March 25
Drinking Water Safety Report for 2008 Released

March 26
A Green Investment: Budget 2009 Invests in the Environment
Strength Through Innovation: Budget 2009 Positions Newfoundland and Labrador as Centre for Innovation

March 27
Government Encouraging Darkness for One Hour March 28
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

 


April

April 1
2009-10 Hunting and Trapping Guide and Big Game Licence Applications Mailed Out

April 3
MMSB Provides Funding for Waste Management Initiatives in the Greater Avalon

April 6
Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve Expanded to Protect World-Class Fossils
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 14
Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards Call for Nominations

April 17
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 21
It’s the Time of Year to Get Rid of Household Hazardous Waste

April 22
Earth Day Celebrated Today

April 24
Public Advisory: Extension Announced to Big Game Application Process

April 27
Provincial Parks and Reserves Open for 2009

April 29
Public Advisory: Launch of Provincial Parks Campsite Reservation System Delayed

April 30
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
 


May

May 1
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 4
Calling all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians…Are You Composting Yet?

May 6
Partnering Effort Will Help Support Environmental Initiatives

May 8
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 14
Cottage Lots for Sale in Central Newfoundland

May 15
Improvements to the Camping Experience Continue in Provincial Parks

May 20
Local Bottling Plant to Become More Energy Efficient

May 21
Ministerial Statement - Provincial Parks System Enhanced Through Investment in T’Railway
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 25
Update on Permits Issued Under the Endangered Species Act

May 28
Public Advisory: Phone Disruption at Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve

May 29
Media Advisory: Arbor Day Proclamation Signing and Tree Planting


June

June 1
Media Advisory: Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards to be Presented
Make Waste Reduction Part of your Environment Week Routine
Arbor Day Proclaimed in the Province

June 2
Celebrating Newfoundland and Labrador’s Environmental Leaders

June 3
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 5
2009 Big Game Draw Completed and Licence Notifications Sent Out

June 10
Municipal Leaders to Weigh In on Climate Change Adaptation
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for New Corner Brook City Hall

June 16
New Green City Hall Slated for Corner Brook
Public Advisory: Bridge Restrictions in J. T. Cheeseman Provincial Park Until Further Notice

June 17
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 18
Removal of Illegal Structures Not Targeting Weekend Campers

June 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Eighth Annual Gifts to Canadians Event

June 26
Salt Water Cooling System to Help Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 30
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
 


July

July 2
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Launch of Pedal for the Planet Initiative
Public Advisory: Phone Service Restored at Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve

July 3
Bike Tour Crosses Island to Pedal for the Planet

July 7
Media Advisory: MMSB to Launch New Household Hazardous Waste Collection Depot

July 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for City of St. John’s Cycling Master Plan
MMSB Invests in a New Household Hazardous Waste Depot on the Northern Peninsula
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 9
St. John’s Cycling Master Plan to Receive $1.5 Million

July 15
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Provincial Wildlife Officials Plan George River Caribou Herd Census in 2010

July 16
Corrosion Study of Drinking Water Shows Good Results

July 20
Lawn Islands Archipelago Established as Provisional Ecological Reserve

July 23
Province Provides $445,000 to Support Waste Management Pilot Project in Trinity Conception Bay North
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Women in Municipal Government Luncheon

July 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Partnership for Cell Phone Recycling

July 28
Province Joins National Cell Phone Recycling Program

July 29
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 31
Public Advisory: Home Heating Oil Tank Registration Deadline Today

 


August

August 6
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 10
Organic Garden Helps Cultivate Environmental Awareness

August 12
MMSB Launches Second Permanent Household Hazardous Waste Depot

August 19
Corner Brook District Heating Systems Project Moving Forward

August 21
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Green Team Partner Thank-You Day
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Government Invests $10 million to Strengthen Forest Industry and Create Jobs on Northern Peninsula

August 25
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce New Provincial Park

August 28
Old Growth Forests and White-Water Canyon Part of Province’s Newest Provincial Park


September

September 4
Cottage Lots for Sale at Joe’s Lake, Central Newfoundland


September 8
Caribou Resource Committee Established to Bring Stakeholder Perspective to the Table

September 9
Cupids 400 Legacy Centre Will Have Green Legacy As Well

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 10
Hunting Season Opens in Province

September 15
Media Advisory: Atlantic Ministers of the Environment Meet in St. John’s

September 16
Media Advisory: T’Railway Funding Announcement in McKays
Outdoors Comes Alive When Parks as Nature’s Classroom Program Begins
Atlantic Environment Ministers Meet in St. John’s for Regional Discussions
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 17
T’Railway Provincial Park Receives Funding

September 22
Port au Choix Commits to Protection of Rare Plants
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 25
Women to Take to the Wilderness in Gros Morne
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 29
Collaborative Project Replicates 565-Million-Year-Old Fossil Surface
 


October

October 2
Numbers of Campers Up in the 2009 Provincial Parks Camping Season

October 5
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 6
Public Advisory: Public Meeting to Discuss Results of Soil Testing in Buchans

Moose Licences Available for Charities and Non-Profit Organizations

October 7
Provincial Government Responds to Soil Testing in Buchans

October 13
Media Advisory: Coastal Stewardship Agreement Signings in Labrador

October 14
Media Advisory: Coastal Stewardship Agreement Signings in Labrador Postponed

October 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 19
MMSB Kicks off Waste Reduction Week
Media Advisory: First Site to be Launched Under MMSB’s Community Composting Demonstration Program

October 20
Media Advisory: Media Availability to Open Large-Scale Hydro Forum

New Community Composting Demonstration Program Launched in Holyrood

October 21
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch MMSB’s Solid Waste Management Innovation Fund

Environmental Benefits of Large-Scale Hydro Focus of Forum

October 22
New Solid Waste Management Innovation Fund Launched
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 28
Media Advisory: Ministers of the Environment Meet in Kingston

October 29
Soil Testing Results Available for Former Rail Bed in Botwood

October 30
Local Company Enhances Capacity to Capture Used Cooking Oil
Environment Ministers Tackle Waste, Adopt Canada-wide Vision for Water


 


November


November 2

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Northeast Avalon Rotary Club
Non-Profit Moose Licence Draw

November 5
New Positions Will Help Manage Crown Land Resources

November 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Atlantic Green Forum
Media Advisory: Coastal Stewardship Agreement Signings in Labrador

November 9
MMSB Commences Public Consultations for a New Waste Paint Recycling Program Communities Surrounding St. Peter’s Bay Sign Coastal Stewardship Agreements

November 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Official Launch of Wind Turbine Project
Wind Turbines Fuel Environmental Awareness
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 12
New Harbour Waste Disposal Site Closed: Transition to the Regional Waste Site at Robin Hood Bay In Progress

November 13
Public Advisory: Seal Lake Zone Opens for Caribou Hunting in Labrador
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 17
Support for Climate Change Education Centre Helps Get the Message Out

November 20
Hunters Reminded of Snaring Requirements

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 23
Innovative Camps Bring Climate Change Message to Young Girls
Public Advisory: Grand Lake Zone Opens for Caribou Hunting in Labrador
Media Advisory: Minister and Parliamentary Secretary to Attend Opening of Housing Resource Centre

November 24
New Stella Burry Housing Project to be Energy Efficient

November 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Friends of Pippy Park Luncheon
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 26
Minister Outlines Actions to Protect Endangered Species
Public Advisory: Orma South Zone Opens for Caribou Hunting in Labrador

 


December


December 1

Climate Change Adaptation Project to Explore Role of Cultural Identity

December 4
Provincial Waste Management Continues with Closure of Garden Cove Landfill

December 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 18
Songbird to be Protected Under Endangered Species Act

December 30
Research Activities on the Rise in Province’s Protected Areas
Province Boasts Innovative Technologies in Water Resources Management
Public Advisory: Nipishish Lake Opens for Caribou Hunting in Labrador
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
 


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