Fisheries and Land Resources
September 12, 2018

Media Advisory: Minister Byrne to Make Announcement Related to Newfoundland Ponies

The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, will make an announcement relating to Newfoundland Pony preservation near Hopeall, Trinity Bay, tomorrow (Thursday, September 13). Minister Byrne will be joined by the Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Minister of Service NL and MHA for Placentia - St. Mary’s, and Jack Harris, president of the Newfoundland Pony Society.

The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. To access the location, members of the media can follow Route 80 from Whitbourne Junction for about 20 kilometres and take a sharp right before the Hopeall turnoff onto an unpaved road (known locally as Fish Pond Road or Fish Farm Road).

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Media contact
Connie Boland
Fisheries and Land Resources
709-637-2923, 640-6409
connieboland@gov.nl.ca

2018 09 12                              11:40 a.m.