Codroy Valley volunteer event in 2017 (Photo by NCC)

Codroy Valley volunteer event in 2017 (Photo by NCC)

Join NCC's Conservation Volunteers

April 17, 2019
Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador

 

Registration open for our 2019 events

For Earth Day (April 22) the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is encouraging people to join its “Conservation Volunteers” program, and commit to spending a few hours this summer helping wildlife and caring for some of the province’s nature reserves. 

Three Conservation Volunteers events are planned:

• Codroy Valley Restoration Planting-replanting native tree seedlings on June 1;
• Codroy Valley Spring Bird Survey-help count the many species, June 8; 
• Sandy Point Beach Clean-help us remove plastics and protect habitat, July 20.

“Our volunteer events offer people the chance to get outdoors, give back to their communities and enjoy some of the province’s  beautiful natural places,” says Megan Lafferty, Newfoundland and Labrador program director with Nature Conservancy of Canada.  "We make it easy and fun to help wildlife and get involved in conservation.”

Conservation Volunteers is a cross-Canada program by the Nature Conservancy of Canada. It provides half-day or day-long opportunities for people to get directly involved in hands-on restoration and stewardship projects. Events on NCC conservation lands include counting and recording birds and plant species, fixing trails and boardwalks, planting native trees, and cleaning shorelines. 

People of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate.

Conservation Volunteers has been running for 12 seasons and has involved more than 20,000 volunteers on conservation projects across Canada.  NCC’s Conservation Volunteers events in Newfoundland and Labrador are made possible thanks in part to the support of Wildlife Habitat Canada (WHC).

To find out more, call 1-709-753-5540 or sign up for a Conservation Volunteers event online:

www.conservationvolunteers.ca

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The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is the nation's leading not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, working to protect our most important natural areas and the species they sustain. Since 1962, NCC and its partners have helped to protect 2.8 million acres (more than 1.1 million hectares), coast to coast.

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