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Polar Bear Warning Issued for Newfoundland

Polar Bears are frequent visitors to Newfoundland, with most of them usually showing up in the late winter and early spring. With changes in arctic weather patterns and ice conditions, polar bears are being spotted more than ever before in Newfoundland. Specifically, ice conditions in the Labrador straight have a lot to do with this. … Read More

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Why Do Beluga Whales Keep Hanging Around the South Coast of Newfoundland?

For some reason, beluga whales keep hanging around the south coast of Newfoundland in harbours and just off the whale watching decks of coffee shops. This year, like most years, was a real pleaser for anyone who went whale watching. It’s no secret Newfoundland’s Witless Bay Marine Ecological Reserve is one of the best palaces to spot whales and other marine mammals that migrate to these rich ocean waters every year, but this whale watching season was extra special. … Read More

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The Secret Snowshoe Trail to The Spout

So you want to snowshoe to The Spout but are not interested in doing the massive march from the Goulds or Bay Bulls which can make a trip to The Spout a multi-day adventure. You’ve heard it’s possible to access The Spout via a shortcut snowshoe route in the winter that’s not part of the East Coast Trail, but where exactly is the shortcut? This is a closely guarded locals secret, but we’re about to share it with you. … Read More

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