Wooden Boat Museum Unveils New Exhibit
The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador in Winterton recently unveiled a new exhibit, entitled Evolving Traditions: People, Place and Wooden Boats.
The new exhibit is a representation of Newfoundland and Labrador’s diverse boatbuilding heritage and provides a window into the character of the people and the places they belong.
The popular Trinity Bay museum underwent an interior makeover over the winter involving the installation of the new exhibit, as well, changes were ...
Maxwell Morgan’s River of Boats
Beautiful handmade boats crafted by Max Morgan, were once made and displayed for “Storybook Kingdom” and are now floating in the river alongside the main Southern Shore highway between Witless Bay and Mobile. Along with the gorgeous boats, there are also small fishing scenes displayed along the river, as well as Max’s model lighthouses.
Photos by Jennifer Oake and Krista Jestican
World Oceans Day 2017
June 8 is officially recognized by the United Nations as World Oceans Day. Each year, an increasing number of countries and organizations mark this day as an opportunity to celebrate our world ocean and our personal connection to the sea. World Oceans Day raises awareness about the crucial role the ocean plays in our lives and the important ways people can help to protect it.
Thousands of leading aquariums, governments, conservation organizations, schools and individuals around the world ...
Taking Stock: The Past, Present and Future of the Fishery
On June 29, WWF-Canada hosted Taking Stock: the Past, Present and Future of the Fishery. The special evening was a reflection on the 25th anniversary of the cod moratorium and celebrated efforts to rebuild the fishery in a sustainable manner, building a prosperous future for coastal communities in Newfoundland and Labrador. During the event, which was hosted at The Rooms, a new exhibit showcasing the history and culture of the cod fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador was unveiled.
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