Since 1992, ACAP Saint John has become known for partnering and working with the community to help provide solutions to existing and pending environmental problems.
For over two decades, ACAP has conducted successful in-school environmental education programs, summer camps, ecological inventories, water quality monitoring programs, habitat restorations, watercourse restorations, wetland enhancements, contaminated site remediation and engaged thousands of area residents in community cleanup initiatives.
ACAP Saint John has an excellent reputation in the community for acting as a third party mediator on contentious environmental issues, and continues to expand their role as a public source of knowledge and information dissemination. Through their management of the Saint John Harbour Environmental Monitoring Partnership, ACAP is working with industry and government to initiate cumulative effects monitoring – the first for any harbour in Canada.
- To engage the multi-sectorial community of Greater Saint John in the collaborative management and restoration of our watersheds; and,
- ACAP Saint John envisions a sustainable community that embraces the inter- dependence of the unique social, economic and environmental characteristics of the region’s watersheds.
Our Executive Director
Graeme Stewart-Robertson is the Executive Director of ACAP Saint John, one of Atlantic Canada’s most innovative non-profits, seeking to bridge the gap between ecology and social science to create equitable, inclusive environments in Canada’s oldest city. Serving on numerous boards and initiatives across the Maritimes, Graeme brings his unique insight and passion to issues ranging from ecosystem restoration and poverty reduction to transportation planning and climate change adaptation. With over twelve years of experience in designing, implementing and managing community-based environmental projects, he is now recognized as a local authority on New Brunswick watersheds, and has authored published reports on ecological restoration, geography and urban environmental sustainability.
With a background covering everything from historical research to competing in multi-day adventure endurance races, Graeme brings a diversity of insight and thought to his work as the head of ACAP Saint John.