Thank you to our Green Team members, community partners, staff and Board of Directors for their hard work this summer! Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19, we had an incredible summer across the province working with communities on cultural and environmental conservation projects. Learn more about the Green Team program here.
This summer the Carbonear Green Team, Autumn Lambert and Colby Sharpe, are identifying and mapping historically significant cart paths in the community. Before cars became our main mode of transport, these paths and trails were an important way for residents to travel. Autumn and Colby have identified six paths, including the Railway cart path and […]
Brandon Cooney is the Sustainability Intern with the Town of Conception Bay South (CBS) and our go-to person with the CBS Green Team this summer. Previously, Brandon created CBS’ Climate Adaption Plan as a Conservation Corps NL intern in 2019. The Green Team is working with the CBS Parks Commission on a variety of projects […]
The Cape Broyle Green Team is working on cemetery restoration this summer in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery. We spoke to the Town of Cape Broyle about this project and what it means to the town. Describe the Green Team project at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Why is this project important to the community? The Green […]
The Brother Rice Junior High Food Security Project is funded by Conservation Corp NL’s Youth Engagement Funding Initiative (YEFI) Happy Pollinator Week! We’re taking a look at the Brother Rice Junior High beehive! Brother Rice Junior High (BRJH) began their Food Security Project in 2016. Since then, they have worked on developing of green space […]
Pollinator week is here! From June 22-28, we’re learning all about the pollinator animals and insects that are vital to our ecosystems. We invited Todd Boland, the Head Horticulturalist at the Memorial University (MUN) Botanical Garden, to share some information about pollinators and pollinator plants. Todd earned his MSc in Plant Ecology and researched orchid […]