World Ocean Day 2020
Wednesday, June 8
Why celebrate for just one day?
Join us for a week of fun-filled activities for all ages!
See details below.
June 4th - Community Beach Cleanup
Join us and our partners, Parks Canada and Gros Morne Cooperating Association at the beach near the boardwalk, and help keep the community and coastline clean and healthy! Whether you only have a few minutes to spare or you can stay the whole time, we welcome everyone's help! AHOI cleanups are open to all ages - no registration required.
GBS Beach near boardwalk
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
June 7 - AHOI FUNDRAISER - Chance to Win a Helicopter Tour of Pasadena, NL
Enter for a chance to win a tour of the beautiful Pasadena area with our friends at Canadian Helicopters! They've graciously donated a 20-minute sightseeing tour that can accommodate up to 5 passengers!!
At $10 per square, you can help AHOI continue its important and impactful work, and also enter your name for a chance to win this awesome prize! Participate on our Facebook Page!
AHOI Facebook Page
Tuesday, June 7
June 8th - Community Beach Cleanup
and Salmon Talk - Trout River
We're not only teaming up with our friends at Gros Morne National Park and Gros Morne Cooperating Association, but we're also pleased to have students from Jackman All Grade coming out to help clean up one of our region's beaches that is especially important for salmon. We'll also have a visit from Parka! This is a public event open to all ages - no registration required! Come learn about salmon and Parks Canada's salmon restoration efforts, while also doing your part in ensuring they have a healthy, clean place to live!
Trout River Main Beach
1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
POSTPONED - New date to come!
Beach Cleanup - Rocky Harbour
We're keeping our clean ups going throughout the week and we need your help! Join us to keep our oceans and coastlines clean and healthy, and enjoy a free cup of coffee, compliments of Gros Morne Coffee Roasters, while you're at it! Our partners, Gros Morne National Park and Gros Morne Cooperating Association will also be lending a hand. Whether you only have a few minutes to spare or you can stay the whole time, we welcome everyone's help! AHOI cleanups are open to all ages - no registration required. See you there!
Beach behind fish plant
Daily - Coastal Ocean Routes Podcast
Airing on Voice Of Bonne Bay radio
AHOI's very own Jackie Bauman, former Senior Plastics Program Coordinator, cohosted a series of podcasts (episodes 4-7) focused on plastic waste and our ocean. She was joined by experts, researchers and folks trying to tackle this issue. The podcast is a production of Coastal Routes, but with permission Voice of Bonne Bay (VOBB) is airing them in partnership with AHOI, to mark World Ocean Week. Tune into 95.9 & 89.1 FM locally, and online anywhere in the world!
Podcasts air daily at 11:00am NT.
95.9 & 89.1 FM
AHOI's World Ocean Day
Former WasteBuster, Emily Walsh created a fun, ocean-inspired playlist that she aired live on VOBB last year, as part of our World Ocean Day celebrations. We thought we would share these awesome tunes again this year, so you can enjoy the vibe no matter how you're marking the occasion!