June 2021

5 Miles of Seals (Video)

June 8th, 2021|

5 Miles of Seals: Newfoundland fisherman’s video goes viral, fires up more debate about pinnipeds Jason Branton, a fisherman from Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador,  was steering his fishing vessel home [...]

April 2021

Poor ice conditions affecting seal pupping

April 12th, 2021|

Harp and hooded seals are being seriously affected by poor ice conditions in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and waters surrounding Newfoundland and parts of Labrador according to DFO marine [...]

Seal Harvest Opening April 8

April 1st, 2021|

DFO advises Newfoundland and Labrador Seal harvesters that the seal fishery will re-open in Sealing Areas 4 to 23 and Sealing Areas 25 to 27 at 0600 hours on Thursday, [...]

March 2021

2021 Seal Quality, Handling, Health Workshops

March 24th, 2021|

In partnership with the Professional Fish Harvesters Certification Board (PFHCB), the Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture (FFA) will be delivering Seal Quality, Handling, Health Workshops virtually online beginning the [...]

2021 Commercial Sealer Workshops Online

March 10th, 2021|

2021 – Commercial Sealer Workshops Update: March 10 2021 2021 Personal Use Sealer Workshops DFO will be delivering online Humane Harvesting Workshops for persons interested in obtaining a Personal Use [...]

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