Our View of the Sedimentation of Local Waterways

NAACAP has become aware, through local residents, partner groups and recent news media stories about the sedimentation of local waterways on the Northeast Avalon Peninsula as a direct impact of poorly managed commercial development. (See the related media story here).  One local resident out for a walk near a local waterway – South Brook – even…

NAACAP partnering with CURA H2O for better water monitoring and management

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_facebook type=”button_count”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Exciting News! Visiting Northeast Avalon ACAP next week will be CURA H2O from Saint Mary’s University in Nova Scotia. What is CURA H2O? It is a five-year Community-University Research Alliance (CURA) project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada to increase community capacity for integrated water monitoring and…

2013-2014 Projects well underway at NAACAP

Our 2013-2014 projects are well underway with teams busy planning, doing their field work and completing their followup sample studies. Ongoing research, office activities or GIS component work round out everyone’s weekly activities.  NAACAP is also involved with a 4th project with Memorial University of Newfoundland this year  adding to the staff’s daily to-do lists!…