Wildlife Week

National Wildlife Week Events
April 8-14, 2012 East Coast
May 1-3, 2012 West Coast

Eastern Newfoundland

Join Wildlife Division staff as they celebrate National Wildlife Week at the Village Mall from Wednesday, April 11 to Saturday, April 14, 2012.

Visit the Village Mall to hear and share wildlife-related stories. Visit the exhibits, view the displays and enter contests for a chance to win great prizes. Listen to presenters and staff as they share stories about wildlife. See an awesome life-sized taxidermy of a polar bear, coyote and wolf. Hear an amazing story of the journey of an anole and how it found its way to Salmonier Nature Park.

Local storyteller, Gary Green, will be at the Village Mall at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13, to entertain visitors with his wonderful stories. Salmonier Nature Park, Parks Canada staff, as well as a number of other presenters, will spend Saturday afternoon sharing their wildlife stories.

Western Newfoundland

Join Wildlife Division staff at the Pepsi Centre in Corner Brook May 1-3 as they celebrate Newfoundland and Labrador's diverse wildlife species and talk about how to live in harmony with our wild neighbors.

Exhibits and presentations are open to the public and school tours. Topics include Living with Wildlife, Wildlife Habitat Stewardship, Outdoor Safety, Marten Conservation, the role of bats in our environment, Wildlife Management in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Gardening for Wildlife.

Students from K to Grade 6 are invited to enter the Division's Coloring Contest and Wildlife Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win great prizes, and a grand prize draw to win a one-hour wildlife-spotting helicopter trip.

For more information about National Wildlife Week activities in Newfoundland and Labrador, contact us:

Salmonier Nature Park
Telephone: (709) 229-7888 or (709) 229-3915
Wildlife Division
Stewardship and Education Branch, Corner Broo
Telephone: (709) 637-2006
 
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