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  1. THE BELUGA WHALE

    Beluga whales have a small, blunt head with a beak and a rounded melon.  Belugas have a dorsal ridge instead of a dorsal fin and a sleek, pure white pigmented body.  While the adult beluga whale is pure white the calves are tan and the juveniles are blue ...

    2013-01-10 10:44

  2. THE ATLANTIC SALMON

    Atlantic salmon have an elongate, slightly compressed body and a rounded snout.  In breeding males a hook develops on the lower jaw.  In the sea the back and top of the head may be green,blue or brown; the sides are silver and the underside is silvery whi ...

    2013-01-10 12:30

  3. THE ATLANTIC REDFISH

    Atlantic redfish swim in deep waters at the edge of the major fishing banks and in deep channels carved in the ocean floor. Distinguished  by a bony protrusion on the lower jaw and by it's large eyes, the redfish can be found as two distinct species ...

    2013-01-11 09:29

  4. THE AMERICAN PLAICE

    American Plaice belongs to the flatfish group of fishes whose members are strongly compressed laterally and tend to lie and swim on one side.  When the young fish hatch from an egg they have the normal fish form. During development, as they settle to the ...

    2013-01-10 11:21

  5. Thank You for Helping us Continue to be a Voice for the Earth!

    Your donation will be put to good use, supporting environmental protection throughout Atlantic Canada! Atlantic Chapter ...

    2012-02-10 10:02

  6. Tell us What You Think!- Deadline Extended to Thursday, Sept. 6th!

    The Executive Committee of the Atlantic Canada Chapter of Sierra Club is gearing up for a strategic planning session on Sept 7-8th! We want to make sure we are going into the session with as much information as possible- so as part of our preparations, we ...

    2012-09-04 15:02

  7. Summer with the WILD CHILDREN

    Anonymous's blog  Blog by Jenn Whittaker (with Tony Reddin) Sierra Club's Wild Child PEI is sad to say that nature immersion visits have finished for the summer- over 30 visits to 15 child care centres in Charlottetown, Summerside and Montague! ...

    2016-09-05 19:25

  8. Summary of Specific Changes Proposed for Amending the Mineral Resources Act for Nova Scotia

    January 20, 2015 This document outlines in detail the changes we wish to see in a modern and effective Mineral Resources Act (MRA). As much as possible, in Section 1 of this document, we have offered recommendations in the order in which the Act is writte ...

    2016-02-10 12:40

  9. Summary of Sierra Club Atlantic's Annual Gathering September 6 & 7th on Prince Edward Island

    Another successful ACC AGA was held on PEI, including a special evening entitled 'PEI Needs Clean Water- Come Join the Movement to Protect It!' Focusing on protecting Prince Edward Island’s precious waters, a panel discussion was led by: Don Maz ...

    2013-10-20 22:36

  10. Submit an image to Halifax Goes Wild through Twitter

    David Foster's blog Send us a tweet with the following text:   My @HfxDiverse #HalifaxGoesWild photo entry:   Then attach your photo and tell us your name, the name of the photo (if you wish) and when/where the photo was taken. We'll contact you ...

    2016-03-29 14:59