Volunteer Position: Associate Editor of The Osprey, Nature Newfoundland and Labrador

Nature Newfoundland and Labrador (http://naturenl.ca) is hoping to find a dynamic and committed individual, awed by the rugged natural beauty of our province, to work with the current Co-Editors of The Osprey, the nature journal of Newfoundland and Labrador. This unpaid position allows both literary expression and interaction with leading naturalists from our province. The Osprey is a published four times per year. It is distributed both electronically and in hard copy to a readership that spans Canada, the US, and Europe. The journal publishes articles ranging from seasonal bird reports and discussions of important undertakings in the province with the potential to impact the environment, to nature photography and poetry. Editing, word processing, and excellent communication skills are required. Experience in basic graphic design and desktop publishing would be an asset! If you’d like to see the latest volume of The Osprey, or if you have further questions, please contact Rita Anderson at rita@play.psych.mun.ca or Justin So at justin.james.so@gmail.com.


Nature Newfoundland and Labrador is holding our annual clean-up of Long Pond on Saturday, May 7, 2016, starting at 10:00 a.m. Meet  and other campus buildings). We anticipate that Clean St. John’s will supply garbage bags and collection. Volunteers should bring their own gloves and wear boots. For more information, email: naturenl@naturenl.ca

The Fluvarium’s Junior Counsellor Program

The Fluvarium is seeking Volunteers for our Junior Counsellor Program!

For Youth in Grades 7 – 12

Apply to be a Nature Camp Counsellor and become someone’s hero this summer! The Fluvarium is welcoming enthusiastic, dependable Youth Volunteers to share their love of nature and the outdoors with children ages 6-12. Junior Counsellors will lead and participate in camp activities, ensuring safety and fun for all campers.

Apply today! Applications will be accepted through April.

Call 754-3474 or email kids@fluvarium.ca for more info.

Find the registration form or more details about the Junior Counsellor Program at www.fluvarium.ca

Western Environment Centre 2016 AGM

The Western Environment Centre will host their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on:
Sunday, April 17th
Time: 3pm
Location: Corner Brook (venue TBA)
During our AGM we will do a year in review, update the membership on the financials and discuss where we want to go in the future.
We will also vote in our new Board of Directors and we are always happy to recruit new members to that team. So if you have been thinking about getting involved, drop us a line and we can tell you more about what it means to become a board member.
Hope to see you all on April 17th!!

NLEN Nature Photo Fundraising Event

NLEN is looking for photograph donations from talented photographers across Newfoundland and Labrador to raise money for our networking initiatives.   Be it the ocean, sky, coast, forest, or the creatures that live within these spheres, all photographs are to be showcased on our website, and donated as a possible framed piece in our fundraising raffle draw (September 2015).  Winner of the draw will select one photograph to be printed and framed (generously donated by Spurrell Gallery, Long’s Hill, St. John’s).  We look forward to seeing the mystic landscapes of Newfoundland and Labrador through the lenses of our visitors and residents.  For more information, please contact: nlen.ed@gmail.comDSCN0547

Program Launch: Electric BikeShare Project

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The Western Environment Centre is proud to announce the launch of their new E-BikeShare Pilot Project. From now until the end of November (weather permitting), members of the public can rent an electric bicycle for just $10 a day to get around the hilly landscape of Corner Brook without breaking a sweat! Look for the bikes at the Residence Complex on the Grenfell campus of Memorial University or in front of Cycle Solutions at 35 West Street. Daily rentals are for 24 hours; weekly rates also available. Helmets and locks will be provided. For more information, please visit www.wecnl.ca or email outreach@wecnl.ca.