Tag Archives: ecology

Smart Seafood Choices

This was a fun project I worked on for the marine team at the Ecology Action Centre. They wanted to produce a local seafood guide to provide information on the most sustainable choices available in the Atlantic region and they asked me to design a compact, easy to read handout. The design we developed is an info graphic/illustration which displays & explains the various gear types & fishing techniques…Read More

A family affair

Here is a really fun project we put together for the Mi'kmaw Conservation Group. We were asked to produce an interactive web-based learning game, targeted at children to educate them about conservation and the "riparian zone". The MCG provided all of the text and direction for this, and we produced the graphics, interactive (Flash) game, and voiceovers. I enlisted the help of my…Read More

the Great NS Pick-Me-Up

We were recently contracted to develop a design renewal for the Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up, which is an initiative of the Clean Foundation. The Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up is Nova Scotia’'s primary volunteer-driven community cleanup program. For the past 25 years, Clean Nova Scotia has provided supplies and support to participants (individuals, groups, businesses, schools), to carry out community-based cleanups. The kind of thing where you…Read More

Reef Balls!

What's a Reef Ball? Reef Balls are artificial reef structures approximately 4 feet wide and 3 feet tall. They are made with pH-neutral concrete and specialized surface features to enhance algal settlement. They do not leach toxins into the water, and do not contain biologically active compounds. Clean Nova Scotia's new Atlantic Reef Ball program creates, installs, and monitors artificial reefs…Read More

Mi’kmaw Conservation Group

This was a website redesign project for the Mi'kmaw Conservation Group. They are a relatively new local organization who's mission is to promote and restore the concept and practice of "Netukulimk" in the Bay of Fundy Watershed. Netukulimk is an ancient Mi'kmaq term describing their way of life—taking only what is needed and wasting nothing. A fantastic organization to work with, and I'm…Read More

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