CONSERVATION CORPS

Newfoundland & Labrador

ABOUT US

Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing youth with training and employment in environmental and cultural heritage.

WHAT'S NEW?

Get the scoop on CCNL's latest initiatives

Job Opportunities

Check out our current employment opportunities.

Climate Change in the Classroom

Did you know we offer free presentations through the Climate Change Education Centre? Details here.

Internship Application for Employers

We are now accepting applications from organizations interested in our Internship Program.

WHAT WE DO

Focusing on environmental and cultural projects and resources has allowed CCNL to provide strong employment training as well as a stronger connection for young people to their communities, encouraging youth to be more active in the development and conservation of the local environment and cultural resources. The basis of CCNL programs has been partnerships with community based organizations and focusing its efforts on reaching rural and remote communities.

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Skate Right Through a NL Winter

Meghan Hollett, CCNL’s Programs Coordinator, makes the most of winter by heading outside to skate. In this post, Meghan shares some spots to try out skating (indoors and outdoors), gear suggestions, and why skating is a great, socially-distanced way to hang with friends and neighbours. Why Skate? When I’m out skating during St. John’s winters, […]

Learning about wetland critters at Corduroy Brook, NL. Photo Credit: CCNL, 2019.

World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day is February 2nd! Learn all about wetlands with Piers Evans, CCNL’s Municipal Sustainability Coordinator. You have probably come across a wetland during a walk or hike. Wetland areas, as the name suggests, are, well, wet! A wetland is an area that is either seasonally or permanently saturated, and they are often defined […]

CCNL’s 2020 Year in Review

What a year it’s been! 2020 was full of challenges, but the CCNL team, our community partners and youth employees put their best foot forward. We continued to provide valuable professional development and mentorship opportunities to youth across the province, work with communities to strengthen their resiliency to climate change, and educate and empower young […]

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Internship Spotlight: a New Career, a New Perspective

Nima Agh is the Rural Asset Management in a Changing Climate Project Intern with Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador (CCNL). This internship position is made possible by Mitacs. Mitacs has more than 20 years of experience facilitating successful and profitable collaborations between industry and academia. Starting my professional career in engineering and environmental management at […]