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April 2017

21st International Pectinid Workshop

April 19 - April 25

Join pectinid biologists of all levels of experience for a stimulating workshop to be held in a collaborative atmosphere in the vibrant and welcoming city of Portland, Maine Brief History of IPW: The International Pectinid Workshop has been a biennial event on the calendar of marine researchers from all over the world since 1976. The IPW is attended by scientists, students and industry members from across the globe interested in pectinids. It remains a traditional conference with a single main…

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May 2017

National Indigenous Fisheries & Aquaculture Forum

May 15 @ 8:00 am - May 18 @ 5:00 pm

We welcome you to be part of the 2017 National Indigenous Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (NAFF lll) hosted by the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat and Co-hosts. Fisheries and aquaculture activities generate over $100 million in revenues for First Nations and employ several thousand Indigenous persons on the Atlantic Coast, the North, the Prairies and the West Coast. NAFFIII will focus on diversity, integration and leadership.

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This May the AANS has joined forces with the Aquaculture Association of Canada (AAC) to bring an exceptional conference and trade show to Halifax. The focus of this event will be “Cultivating Our Future”, broadening on aquacultures role in the future of seafood harvesting and consumption. Click Here to Register Click Here for the Trade Show Forms CATHY ENRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP PDF  

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June 2017

World Oceans Day is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. This site serves as the central coordinating platform for World Oceans Day, with free resources and ideas for everyone – no matter where you live – to help expand the reach and impact of World Oceans Day on June 8 and year-round. Overall theme for World Oceans Day 2017: Our Oceans, Our Future Conservation action focus: Encouraging solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter for a…

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IT IS OFFICIAL! Pugwash HarbourFest will be happening June 30th to July 2nd! We’re working in conjunction with Gathering of the Clans as we all get excited for PUGWASH CELEBRATES CANADA 150 over the Canada Day long weekend! Adding to the festivities, we will also be hosting a return of the Tall Ships as part of the Rendez Vous 2017 International Regatta – a multi vessel trans-Atlantic spectacle which will begin in April. We will see a return of The…

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July 2017

Dal AC – Community Days

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

RAIN OR SHINE EVENT Click the photo below for more information

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August 2017

Digby Scallop Days

August 10 - August 13

Digby Scallop Days, the area's longest running festival, is a celebration of scallops, the scallop fishing industry and the people who brave the seas to harvest them.  Digby Scallop Days is celebrated over a three day period starting on Friday and ending on Sunday. Every year the festival has a different theme, but the focus of the festival always remains on the local scallops and the fleet that harvests them.

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