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The Morton Centre

Located In Heckmans Island
Where To Find Us
310 Monk Point Rd
Heckman's Island, Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0
Areas Served Lunenburg County
Phone 902-634-9977
Contact Brooke Nodding, Executive Director, Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation; Phone: Office (Business) 902-634-9977 * Morton Center 902-634-3952; Fax: 902-634-9979; Email:
Alternate Contact Carol Josselyn, Office Manager, Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation; Phone: 902-634-9977; Email:
Description & Services
Our vision is to create a learning centre.  
To achieve this, we are working to develop a long-term integrated teaching and research program; promote continuous, hands-on learning for students as well as the community, and create a fully sustainable field centre. 
The facility is available for rent to organizations looking for a place with both indoor and outdoor opportunities. 99 acres include waterfront access, forest trails, and open fields.
Hours 8:30 - 4:00
Meetings Monthly Board Meeting every third Thursday of each month.
Special Information
Tags Classes/courses ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Special Interest