Aquatic Conservation Initiative

An environmental non-profit that conserves aquatic and coastal ecosystems through research, community engagement, and education

Our work with various watersheds areas has included Water Quality Monitoring, Wetland and Coastal Clean-ups, Riparian Assessments, Planting, and Stabilization, Environmental Education


& Marine


& Outreach

Invasive green crab project
st. mary’s bay

Green Crab traps set
Green Crab removed
Trapping Locations

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Education and Outreach

With the support of  volunteers ACI is committed to monitor  various river systems. As time and funding allows, this will include river remedial work, public education, electro-fishing and stormwater mapping.

Latest News

  • In collaboration with Nature Newfoundland and Labrador, Aquatic Conservation Initiative has been awarded funding for a three-year wetlands project through the Department of Fisheries and […]

  • Were you inspired by World Oceans Week and want to be more involved with the Marine Environment? Join us for an afternoon beach clean-up at […]

  • We had a great day this week at the Aldershot Community Garden planting Damson Plum and Serviceberry fruit trees with McInnis Cooper Law Firm! Fruit […]

  • Welcome to Drew Hillier, our new intern! “I am a third year student from the Marine Environmental Technology program at the Marine Institute. Before joining […]