Nova Scotia Environmental Network
The Nova Scotia Environmental Network (NSEN) was established in 1991 and is a non-profit organization registered provincially under the Society Act. The network is comprised of non-governmental environmental and health groups whose common purpose is the conservation and enhancement of the natural environment and the pursuit of a sustainable future for Nova Scotia. There are approximately 60 environmental organizations in the Network.
NSEN facilitates the forming of caucuses and working groups among its members, such as on Mining, Environmental Education, Water, Biosolids & Wastewater, Law & Policy, Community & School Gardens, and SENSE: Sustainability Education in Nova Scotia for Everyone. NSEN also organizes events, capacity-building workshops, annual gatherings, award ceremonies, and roundtables to support the work of its members. Their interactive and comprehensive website features an events listing, job & volunteer opportunities, action alerts, sustainability resources directory, information on a variety of environmental issues, and fundraising & media tools.