A green summer: Newfoundland and Labrador youth at forefront of environmental, cultural sustainability – The Telegram

Premium contentJuanita Mercer(juanita.mercer@thetelegram.com)

Kids these days.

Just look at them:

Here’s 16-year-old Liam French tidying trails at O’Brien Farm in St. John’s, and there’s 19-year-old Willa Neilsen cleaning up the beach in North West River.

These Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador (CCNL) Green Team members have spent their summer improving the environment while conserving culturally-significant parts of their communities, and gaining valuable skills in the process.

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Volunteers Come Together to Repair Well-Used Bridge in George’s Brook – VOCM Local News Now

Aug 17, 2020 7:21 AM

Although the province has several months until snowmobiling weather, the summer is a good time to groom trails and fix up old bridges.

group of volunteers took advantage of some nice weather over the weekend to get together and fix up one of the bridges in George’s Brook that was in need of repairs.

The bridge is part of a 76-kilometre multi-vehicle trail that runs through the old Bonavista railway line, the Forest Access Road in Lethbridge, and along to Clarenville.

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Province kicks in money towards Twillingate Island Trails project – The Telegram

The Twillingate trail system will be getting some tender love and care soon.

This is after the provincial government announced more than $90,000 to help with the development, maintenance and expansion of trails in the Twillingate area.

Previously, the federal government and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency announced $273,811 towards the project.

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