A series of hunter and trapper education workshops
designed to teach individuals the proper methods for hunting coyotes in
the province will take place in February. The How to Hunt Coyote
workshops will also help improve general awareness about the
Newfoundland Woodland Caribou, its predators, and predator hunting and
"The information and education component of our
five-year caribou strategy is integral to its overall success, and these
workshops play a very valuable role," said the Honourable Charlene
Johnson, Minister of Environment and Conservation. "We must continue to
ensure that our hunters are skilled in wildlife harvesting methods, and
that we continue to implement appropriate measures to manage our
Three workshops have been scheduled for February in
the following locations:
February 9 – Marystown, Hotel
p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
February 10 – Carbonear, Fong’s Motel,
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
February 12 – Plum Point, Plum Point
Motel, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Additional workshops are being planned for other areas
of the province in the upcoming months.
There is no cost to participate in these workshops,
but attendance is limited. To reserve space, interested individuals are
asked to contact the Wildlife Division in Corner Brook at 709-637-2006
or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
"The delivery of these workshops is dependent upon a
number of individuals and organizations, and I want to express my
gratitude to the various local Rod and Gun Clubs, the Newfoundland and
Labrador Outfitters Association, the Newfoundland and Labrador Trappers
Association, hunter education instructors, and members of the
Newfoundland and Labrador Conservation Officers Association," said
Minister Johnson. "We all understand the need for a balanced approach
when it comes to wildlife conservation in our province, and our
stakeholders are an important element in this approach."
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Director of Communications
Department of Environment and Conservation
2009 01 27 10:00 a.m.