Tag: Newfoundland

August 3, 2020

Wild Cam: Herring gulls steal food from hard-working puffins

The surrounding crowd was raucous, and the smell was even worse. But Kaylee Busniuk weathered the distractions like a champ, announcing the unfolding action in a detailed play-by-play. Just as...

March 18, 2020

Province mergers forestry, wildlife divisions

The Newfoundland and Labrador provincial government is merging its forestry and wildlife divisions to create the Newfoundland and Labrador Resource Enforcement Division. Officials say the merger will increase the number...

August 11, 2017

Students confirm northern saw-whet owl in Newfoundland

Brendan Kelly, a student of the fish and wildlife technical program at the College of the North Atlantic in Newfoundland, has been birdwatching and setting up nest boxes since he...

American marten
May 11, 2015

Non-Native Species Not All Bad for Newfoundland

The term “non-native species” almost always has a negative connotation, but new research shows that in Newfoundland, some native wildlife might actually benefit from them. In a recently published study...