The Vine Place Community Centre Green Team collects recycling and garbage in Corner Brook, NL. Photo credit: CCNL, 2020.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: 5 Ways to Reduce Consumption

Did you know that recycling is actually the last step in reducing your waste before throwing something away? You can protect the environment and save money by reducing your consumption and reusing what you already own. We’ve put together some tips to help you reduce, reuse and recycle in your everyday life. 1. Reduce Food […]

Clean Foundation Interns Support NL’s Environmental Sector

CCNL’s Clean Foundation Interns are wrapping up their time with us and we are so excited to share their achievements! As part of CCNL’s Internship Program, these interns honed their professional skills while working on environmental conservation projects in Newfoundland and Labrador. These internships were made possible by The Clean Leadership Professional Internship Program, our […]

Kim Todd, founder to guide to the good. Photo by Robert Young.

Sustainable Living with Kim Todd

Kim Todd is the founder of the non-profit and social enterprise guide to the good. guide to the good makes it easy for people to choose local, social, and green for their everyday purchasing and lifestyle choices. The enterprise is a platform that promotes local producers, businesses, and information on sustainable lifestyle choices. To […]

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 […]