NL Aquaculture Industry Association Partners with Conne River Miawpukek First Nation
The Newfoundland and Labrador Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) is partnering with the Conne River Miawpukek First Nation to ensure our oceans are free of marine debris.
Marine debris, also known as marine litter, is human-created waste that has deliberately or accidentally been released in a lake, sea, ocean or waterway. It is estimated that 6.4 million tonnes of garbage go into the world’s oceans every year. Up to 80 per cent of marine debris comes from the land.
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Charges Laid in Two Related Salmon Poaching Incidents
As a result of a rather unusual set of incidents, two individuals are facing numerous charges for illegally netting Atlantic salmon and for improper use of an ATV in the Lumsden area in central Newfoundland.
While working on anonymous tips from the public, officers with the Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division began investigating allegations of illegal netting activity on Windmill Bight Brook near Lumsden. In the early morning hours of July 7, officers from the Gander detachment stopped ...