The Youth Engagement Funding Initiative (YEFI) supports youth-based projects relating to climate change. Providing up to $1,000 in support to youth of Newfoundland and Labrador, monies may be used to enhance existing initiatives, or may be applied to the development of a new project. We’re highlighting YEFI projects from 2021-2022. Beachy Cove Elementary: Wellness Wall […]
Celebrate 12 Days of Sustainability with Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador (CCNL). Join us in making environmentally sustainable traditions. We’ve compiled tips on shopping, gift giving and decorating to help you celebrate an Earth-friendly holiday season. 1. Switch to LED Did you know that seasonal holiday lights can be seen from space? There are a […]
Have you ever thought about trying to make your Halloween traditions more sustainable? Go green this Halloween with Conservation Corps NL.
Emma Troake was the Climate Collective Intern, a position made possible by Conservation Corps NL’s Internship Program, throughout the summer of 2021. Climate Collective is a new project at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN), run through the Johnson Geo Centre and MUN Botanical Garden with the goal of connecting youth with climate innovation. Emma is […]
The Conservation Corps NL (CCNL) Green Team program employs youth to complete environmental and cultural conservation projects in Newfoundland and Labrador. This summer, the Green Team partnered with the Cape Freels Development Association worked on projects in New-Wes-Valley, Lumsden and Greenspond. To start the summer off, Alex Hefferton (Team Leader) and Jervanni Mitchell (Team Member) […]
Barb Parsons-Sooley owns and operates Wind at Your Back Guided Hiking Adventures. She leads hikes and kayak tours in the Baccalieu Coastal Region of NL. She became passionate about the outdoors and trail maintenance following a career working as a firefighter and paramedic in Northern Alberta. On the blog today, we’re talking with Barb Parsons-Sooley […]