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Writers at Woody Point literary festival showcases authors and musicians from Newfoundland and Canada in the heart of Gros Morne National Park. With files and photos from Justin Brake.
As of yesterday the moose hunting season opened in two National parks – 20 licences have been issued for Terra Nova and 382 in Gros Morne. Earlier this year, Parks Canada said it was forced to allow hunting in the parks – which is forbidden in many other national parks – because moose are destroying habitats that other species need. There are reportedly 5,000 moose in Gros Morne alone. “In the national parks, we don’t allow the use of ATVs, snowmobiles, or motorboats on inland waters. I guess it’s the old fashioned way of carrying by hand,” said Kevin Robinson from Terra Nova park. Source: CBC