October 16, 2019

ACAP Cape Breton and the CBRM Water Utility invite the community to attend a Storyteller’s Watershed Walk led by Mi’kmaw Elder Lawrence Wells on Saturday, October 19th at 11:00 AM. This guided walk will take attendees on a trek near the Middle Lake Well Field, the tap...

October 1, 2019

Photo Submission Guidelines

Participants from the Photographer’s Walk at Kelly Lake are invited to submit their favorite photo from the watershed adventure to be entered for a chance to win an ACAP Eco Shop gift basket! Submissions are limited to one entry per person. P...

April 5, 2019

ACAP Cape Breton is now accepting submissions for the Stormwater Solutions bursary competition. This contest is open to grade 12 students in the CBRM. It is a great opportunity for a chance to win a $1,000 or $500 bursary by problem solving and communicating scientific...

April 5, 2019

ACAP Cape Breton and CBRM Wastewater Operations are hosting our third annual bursary competition. Students can win a $1,000 or $500 bursary for their post-secondary pursuits by writing a proposal for an idea that addresses a problem posed by stormwater.

Increased imperm...

January 21, 2019

ACAP Cape Breton and the CBRM Water Utility invite the community to a free winter tree identification workshop in the woods surrounding Pottle Lake, the tap water source lake for communities on the Northside. This informative walk through the watershed will take place...

January 16, 2019

ACAP Cape Breton is now accepting submissions to our Watershed Poetry contest! This contest is open to CBRM residents aged 15 years and older. 

All entries must be submitted to ACAP Cape Breton no later than Friday, February 22nd 
for a chance to win some great pr...

June 20, 2018

You've likely driven past our location and seen that the ACAP building has sold! Our grand plan is to move to the old Fisheries Building on the Esplanade when it is all renovated for us. In the meantime we will be located at 77 Kings Road (behind the old courthouse/ACO...

June 20, 2018

Art competitions are a platform to exercise your creativity, build your portfolio, and gain experience in community engagement. This is an avenue to get your work out there and learn about your own style. Students were invited to submit video entries to compete with pe...

The Bras d’Or Lakes include 3,500 square kilometers of open water, bays, barrier beaches and forest which is so unique that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO) officially named it a biosphere in 2011. It is one of only eightee...

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ACAP Cape Breton

The Atlantic Coastal Action Program (ACAP) Cape Breton is an environmental non-profit community organization and registered charity.


ACAP Cape Breton has a vision for a community in which local people are actively engaged, working and learning together to build healthy and sustainable communities.


Established in 1992, the original mission was to develop a comprehensive ecosystem management plan for the watershed area of industrial Cape Breton.


ACAP Cape Breton has grown into a dynamic group that integrates environmental, social and economic factors into projects focusing on action, education and ecosystem planning.

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