Environment Canada’s EcoAction Community Funding program recently released another round of grants to support 96 programs with a total of $2.9-milllion in communities across the country.
In Nova Scotia, the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada will carry out an innovative manure management project involving vermiculture and vermicomposting on three farms.
In New Brunswick, the Falls Brook Centre will establish a demonstration site to promote energy conservation and renewable energy technologies in Carleton County.
In Manitoba and Nunavut, a pilot scrap metal recycling project will be carried out by the Northern Central Community Futures Development Corp.
Proposal submissions are due by February 1 and October 1.
For a list of recently approved projects and information on the EcoAction program visit http://www.atl.ec.gc.ca/community/funding.html
or call Ted Jennex at 902-426-7696