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.

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Check out our current employment opportunities here!

CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE CLASSROOM

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

Municipal Climate Change Assessment

CCNL helps communities become more resilient in the face of climate change. Learn how:

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.

A local slide path located behind Columbus Drive, that cuts through Pike’s Pond, Barry’s Pond, and Job’s Pond. Map by Autumn Lambert and Colby Sharpe, 2020.

Carbonear’s Slide Paths

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 […]

Leigha Matthews, Communications Assistant in Bleak House, Fogo

A summer with CCNL as Communications Assistant

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 […]