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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.
Conservation Corps NL and the Rotaract Club of St. John’s spent a day repairing fences at the Newfoundland Pony Heritage Pasture in Cupids. On Saturday, September 26, we teamed up with the Newfoundland Pony Society and the Pony Pals Project to expand the pasture for a herd of seven Newfoundland ponies, a critically endangered breed […]
This summer, Green Team members Autumn Lambert and Colby Sharpe mapped the paths and trails of Carbonear. They also collected stories about the paths histories and what their uses. In this post, Autumn writes about Carbonear’s Slide Paths. What are “Slide Paths”? Slide paths are historical paths that people used to get around and move […]
Michael Gregory is the Team Leader for the Conception Bay South (CBS) Green Team. This is his third year working with Conservation Corps NL and his first working as Team Leader. Michael recently graduated from Queen Elizabeth Regional High School. He is passionate about the outdoors and enjoys hiking and fishing, learning survival skills, and […]
Green Team members Meghan Salter and Nathan Carter are worked with the Town of Pasadena this summer to revitalize Pasadena Beach and maintain the town’s trails and shorelines. Meet Nathan My name is Nathan Carter. I’m a Team Member on the Pasadena Green Team working with the Conversation Corps NL (CCNL). This is my second […]
Leigha Matthews interned at Conservation Corps NL’s Communications Assistant from June to August 2020. Leigha is studying Political Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland. I started my summer job with Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador (CCNL) as their Communications Assistant at the start of June 2020. This job held many surprising aspects. Being someone who […]