Call for Nominations, 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Are you interested in being part of a dynamic team that has a strong commitment to natural history and conservation? We are looking for interested people to join our Board…

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Will Newfoundland and Labrador declare more protected areas in 2018?

By John Jacobs, CPAWS-NL (Republished from the CPAWS-NL Newsletter, Winter 2018) Butterpot Provincial Park (Photo by John Jacobs). Canada and the territorial and provincial governments are committed under the Convention…

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Award night 2018

We had an excellent evening with our 2018 award recipients Julie and Wayne. They even made it into the paper! St. Philip’s couple recognized for saving whales http://www.thetelegram.com/news/local/st-philips-couple-recognized-for-saving-whales-178633/  

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The Disappearance of Millions of Newfoundland Seabirds

By Bill Montevecchi (Reprint of Birds I View from the Northeast Avalon Times August 2017) Leach's Storm-Petrel, Oceanodroma leucorhoa. (By Seabamirum from Ithaca (Leach's Storm Petrel) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via…

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Winter events with Nature NL

We've always got lots on the go! If you're already a Nature NL member, check your email for all the latest events and updates (and check your spam folder too!)…

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Pike Population in Minipi Lake, Labrador

By R. John Gibson and Richard L. Haedrich Editor's Preface: Dr. John Gibson and Dr. Richard Haedrich were long time supporters of Nature Newfoundland and Labrador (Nature NL) and they…

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Wild Things Scholarship 2017 Winners

Rita E. Anderson, Wild Things Scholarship Coordinator

 

The Wild Things Scholarship annually recognizes the enthusiasm and efforts of a resident whose volunteer activities have helped to enhance or conserve nature in Newfoundland and Labrador and who is or will be a student in a post-secondary program.  NatureNL conducts the competition for the scholarship, which is supported by Wildland Tours (wildlands.com) and an anonymous donor.

 

Annually, we continue to be thrilled by learning about the passion for and energy to conserve our natural heritage shown by our applicants.  Thank you to all applicants.  Keep it up!  Members of our scholarship committee (Doug Ballam, Emma Bocking and Laura King) independently evaluated the applications and identified three outstanding applicants.

 

Brendan Kelly, from Paradise, NL, is the 2017 scholarship winner. Brendan completed his Fish and Wildlife Technician program at the College of the North Atlantic in Corner Brook this spring. He intends to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in wildlife conservation at the University of Prince Edward Island starting this September, with future plans for graduate work in ornithology.   (more…)

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