Natalie on a snowshoe in Harbour Grace, NL.

Wondering How to Love a NL Winter? Try Snowshoeing!

Natalie Dignam is Conservation Corps NL’s Communications and Education Outreach Coordinator. This post is part of the Get Outdoors Series, where we explore ways to enjoy NL in all seasons. Snowshoeing has been one of my favourite winter activities since childhood. I have always lived in the North East, where the winters are long (and […]

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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 […]