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Protecting our Fish and Wildlife
for Future Generations.
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2010 News Releases

2017 News Releases

Salmon Convictions Result in Significant Fines, Penalties for Leading Tickles Men   (Jun, 9 2017)

Salmon Anglers Encouraged to Respect Fishing Regulations   (Jun, 1 2017)

Public Advisory: Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers in Labrador Seek Public Assistance   (May, 2 2017)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Investigation Possible Poaching Incident in Corner Brook   (Jan, 25 2017)

Fish and Wildlife Investigations Result in Significant Fines   (Jan, 12 2017)



2016 News Releases

Number of Serious Fish-Related Offences Significantly Increase in 2016   (Dec, 16 2016)

Non-Resident Hunters Face Charges Following Investigation   (Nov, 18 2016)

Investigation Underway Into Discharging of Firearm Near School in Central Newfoundland   (Nov, 7 2016)

Convictions in Gander Court for Illegal Netting and Jigging   (Oct, 31 2016)

Investigations Result in Significant Convictions for Illegal Poaching and Netting   (Oct, 21 2016)

Charges Pending Following Investigations into Big Game Hunting Violations   (Oct, 12 2016)

Investigations into Illegal Fishing Activities Lead to Multiple Convictions   (Oct, 6 2016)

Public Information Assists in Investigation by Fish and Wildlife Enforcement   (Sep, 29 2016)

Minister Parsons Recognizes Recipient of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officer of the Year Awards   (Sep, 26 2016)

Fish and Wildlife Investigations Result in Recent Convictions   (Sep, 19 2016)

Alleged Poachers Caught with 54 Illegal Salmon   (Aug, 16 2016)

Salmon Poaching Incident in Hampden Leads to Charges   (Aug, 15 2016)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Lay Numerous Charges for Violations   (Aug, 10 2016)

Fish and Wildlife Officers Apprehend Serious Salmon and Trout Abusers   (Jul, 20 2016)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Lay Charges Related to Salmon Poaching   (Jun, 22 2016)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Investigations Lead to Convictions   (Jun, 13 2016)

Fish and Wildlife Investigation Leads to Charges   (May, 13 2016)

Recent Convictions for Illegal Hunting Stem from Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Investigations   (Mar, 24 2016)

Salmon Poaching Incidents Lead to Significant Fines   (Feb, 5 2016)

Officers See Record Number of Violations in 2015   (Feb, 2 2016)



2015 News Releases

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division Reminding People to Practice Firearms and Hunting Safety   (Nov, 24 2015)

Convictions Result from Illegal Fishing Incidents   (Nov, 16 2015)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Lay a Number of Charges for Illegal Hunting   (Oct, 14 2015)

Minister Announces Recipient of Fish and Wildlife Officer of the Year Awards   (Sep, 28 2015)

Unsafe Hunting Practices Lead to Charges   (Sep, 16 2015)

Man Convicted for Offences Related to Improper Use of Firearm   (Sep, 11 2015)

Media Advisory: Law Enforcement Agencies to Discuss Hunting Safety   (Sep, 9 2015)

Off-Duty Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Apprehend Alleged Salmon Poachers   (Sep, 2 2015)

Fish and Wildlife Officers Lay More Charges for Salmon Poaching   (Jul, 27 2015)

Non-Residents Charged for Allegedly Angling without a Guide in Labrador West   (Jul, 16 2015)

Charges Laid in Two Related Salmon Poaching Incidents   (Jul, 14 2015)

Alleged Salmon Poaching Incident Leads to Charges   (Jul, 8 2015)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Bust Two Separate Salmon Poaching Operations   (Jun, 30 2015)

Minister Acknowledges Efforts of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers in Restoring First World War Monument   (Jun, 17 2015)

Public Advisory: Anglers Reminded to be Aware of Defective Salmon Tags and Practice Responsible Angling   (Jun, 11 2015)

Illegal Big Game Hunting Licence Application Leads to Convictions   (Jun, 3 2015)

Minister Encourages Anglers to be Aware of Defective Salmon Tags and to Practice Responsible Angling Activities This Season   (May, 29 2015)

Violations of the Fish and Wildlife Act Lead to Convictions   (May, 20 2015)

Salmon Netting Leads to Convictions and Significant Fines   (May, 7 2015)

Salmon Poaching Incident Leads to Jail Time   (Apr, 15 2015)

Investigation into Illegal Moose Hunt Leads to Conviction   (Mar, 30 2015)

Investigation into Serious Incident Leads to Conviction   (Mar, 20 2015)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Had a Busy Year in 2014   (Jan, 5 2015)



2014 News Releases

Officers Promote Fish and Wildlife Enforcement as a Career to High School Students   (Dec, 23 2014)

Public Advisory: Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Seek Public Assistance   (Nov, 6 2014)

Successful Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Investigations Lead to Convictions   (Oct, 27 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Recognizes Officer for Outstanding Contribution   (Sep, 29 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Continue to Protect Stocks as Salmon Season Comes to a Close   (Sep, 15 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Continue to Enforce Regulations   (Sep, 5 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Actively Patrolling the Province's Lakes and Rivers   (Aug, 11 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Officers Report a Busy Week of Salmon Poaching Enforcement   (Jul, 18 2014)

Investigations Lead to More Charges for Salmon Poaching   (Jul, 4 2014)

Two Charged for Illegally Netting Salmon   (Jun, 27 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Net Alleged Salmon Poachers   (Jun, 24 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Reminds Dog Owners of Wild Life Regulations   (Jun, 6 2014)

Convictions Result from Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Investigation   (Apr, 17 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Make Seizure   (Feb, 19 2014)

Public Advisory: Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Seek Public Assistance   (Feb, 13 2014)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Lay Charges Related to Allegations of Illegal Caribou Hunting   (Jan, 22 2014)



2013 News Releases

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Make Arrest Related to Illegal Salmon Netting   (Jun, 26 2013)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Investigation Leads to Arrests   (May, 22 2013)

Hunting Ban Announced on George River Caribou Herd   (Jan, 28 2013)

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division Makes Gains in Protecting Resources   (Jan, 28 2013)



2012 News Releases

Joint Operation between Fish and Wildlife Enforcement and DFO Fishery Guardians Results in Arrest   (Jul, 23 2012)   

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Target Poachers with Thermal Imaging Technology   (Jul, 19 2012)   



2011 News Releases

Fish and Wildlife Officers Seize Atlantic Salmon and Make Several Arrests   (Jul, 15 2011)   

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division Make Arrests   (Jun, 30 2011)   

Charges Laid Under New Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division   (May, 31 2011)   

Public Advisory: Changed Telephone Numbers for Reporting Problem Wildlife Encounters   (May, 13 2011)

Inland Fish Enforcement Program Expanded to Include Wildlife   (Apr, 20 2011)



2010 News Releases

Inland Fish Enforcement Program Expands to Further Protect Labrador Fish Stocks   (Sep, 1 2010)

Poaching Ring Busted on Outskirts of Gros Morne National Park   (Aug, 27 2010)   

Provincial Inland Fish Enforcement Program Efforts Proving Successful   (Aug, 24 2010)   

Provincial Inland Fish Enforcement Officers Arrest Poachers   (Jul, 30 2010)   

2010 Inland Fish Enforcement Activities Underway   (Jun, 1 2010)




 

Images & Videos

Enjoy these photos of our beautiful fish and wildlife. You can also keep up with our social media pages.

"Toys for Joys" - Lab West Detachment - Nov. 2016
Provincial Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officer of the Year Award, 2015 - Officer Glenda Bateman
Athlete Daniel Moores and FWED Supt. Barry White lighting the games cauldron of the Special Olympics Canada 2016 Winter Games, Corner Brook, March 2016
Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Badge
The Final Leg Team of the Special Olympics Canada 2016 Winter Games, Corner Brook, March 2016
Codroy Valley Christmas Parade 2015
"Toys for Joys" - officers in Lab West donate toys for needy children
Officer Nathan Hodder - Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officer of the Year and the Shikar-Safari Club International Wildlife Officer of the Year for Newfoundland and Labrador
Officer Mark Gillam - Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officer of the Year for the Western Region
Detachment Supervisor Mark Pritchett - Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officer of the Year for the Labrador Region
It is illegal to have a loaded firearm in your vehicle.
"Little Bona" Monument Restoration
"Put Poachers in Focus"
Fallen Workers Ceremony (Corner Brook) - April 2015
2014 NL Police & Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony
Officer Blair Barnes - 2013 Wildlife Officer of the Year
Fish and Wildlife Enforcement truck
Newfoundland and Labrador Fish and Wildlife Enforcement officer
Newfoundland Labrador Fish and Wildlife Enforcement uniform
SAEN is offering a $500 reward for salmon poaching tips!
Officer Jason Sherwood (Wyoming) recently spent 2 weeks in Newfoundland as part of the NAWEOA Officer Exchange
Peace Officers Memorial 2013 - Ottawa
Peace Officers Memorial 2013 - St. John's
Peace Officers Memorial 2013 - St. John's
Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers boarding helicopter
Trophy Stag Caribou
PROVINCIAL HEADQUARTERS

115 Riverside Drive
Corner Brook, NL, A2H 2N2
Tel: 709.637.2971
Fax: 709.637.2975
Report Poaching Toll Free: 1.877.820.0999
fwed@gov.nl.ca

 

 

WESTERN REGIONAL OFFICE

115 Riverside Drive
Corner Brook, NL, A2H 2N2
709.637.2971

Corner Brook Detachment Office

115 Riverside Drive
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 6J8
709.637.5995

Stephenville Detachment Office

129 Carolina Ave.
Stephenville, NL
A2N 2S6
709.643.3143

Roddickton Detachment Office

47 Major Street
Roddickton, NL
A0K 4P0
709.457.3015

Port Saunders Satellite Office

Route 430-28
PO Box 289
Port Saunders, NL
A0K 4H0
709.861.4700

Grand Falls - Windsor Detachment Office

9 Queensway
Grand Falls - Windsor, NL
A2B 1K9
709.292.4943

Springdale Satellite Office

395C Little Bay Road
Springdale, NL
A0J 1T0
709.673.2629

 

 

EASTERN REGIONAL OFFICE

P.O. Box 8700
21 Hallett Crescent
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
709.729.2192

St. John's Detachment Office

21 Hallett Cres.
St. John's, NL
A1B 4J6
709.729.2348

Whitbourne Satellite Office

PO Box 549
45 Main Street
Whitbourne, NL
A0B 3K0
709.759.3270

Clarenville Detachment Office

26 Manitoba Drive
Clarenville, NL
A5A 1K4
709.466.4084

Winterland Satellite Office

PO Box 6
Kimberly Farm Drive 
Winterland, NL
A0E 2Y0
709.279.3743

Gander Detachment Office

50 McCurdy Drive
Gander, NL
A1V 2N9
709.256.1293

 

 

LABRADOR REGIONAL OFFICE

1 Kessessaskiou Street
P.O. Box 3014, Station "B",
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
A0P 1E0
709.896.7958

Happy Valley - Goose Bay Detachment Office

1 Kessessaskiou Street
Happy Valley - Goose Bay, NL
A0P 1E0
709.896.7967

L'Anse Au Loup Satellite Office

PO Box 6 
8 Branch Road
L'Anse Au Loup, NL
A0K 3L0
709.927.5857

Wabush Detachment Office

22 2nd Ave
Wabush, NL
A0R 1B0
709.944.4898

Churchill Falls Satellite Office

PO Box 149
12 Ossokmanuan St.
Churchill Falls, NL
A0R 1A0
709.925.8910

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