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Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture investigating two poaching incidents

The Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture is seeking information from the public to support ongoing investigations of two recent poaching incidents.

The first incident incident happened near the Town of Cormack, along the White River Forest Access Road near Deadwater Brook.

A social media post alerted officers about a moose that was shot and abandoned. It is suspected that the poaching incident occurred between Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10.

In the second instance, officers discovered the carcass of a caribou which had been shot and left on the side of the road near Lake St. John, approximately 44 kilometres from the Town of Terra Nova on Sept 9.

Anyone with information about these investigations or other incidents where there is suspected illegal activity can anonymously contact the Resource Enforcement Division at 1-877-820-0999 or at


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