Resources & Links

Local issues


Sandy Pond Alliance

Canada-NL Offshore Petroleum Board



Checklist of the Birds of Insular Newfoundland and its continental shelf waters

2013 Newfoundland Bird Checklist (island only)

Important Bird Areas of NL (article)

Important Bird Areas in Canada

Seabirds and sea ducks of Labrador poster

Christmas Bird Counts

nf.birds – newsgroup for discussion of birds in Newfoundland


How to choose birding binoculars




Wildflower Society of NL

MUN Botanical Garden

Foray NL (mushrooms)

List of all vascular plants of NL


Other Nature & Conservation Groups


Conservation groups with NL chapters: Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) – NL, CPAWS-NL

Humber Naturalists  (aka Humber Natural History Society)

Newfoundland and Labrador Environment Network (NLEN)


Nature Resources

Newfoundland Nature – citizen science site for posting nature sightings

NL Nature Atlas – collaboration between MUN Grenfell & Nature Conservancy of Canada
John Maunder’s Links – large collection of nature resources
Status of Species in Canada

Other centres with nature & environmental programming: The Fluvarium, Pippy Park, Manuels River


More links at MUN Library:
ConservationFisheriesNatural HistoryThe Osprey (our Nature NL journal)

NL Natural History and Ecology Subject Guide:



Tours, Hiking, Kayaking, Ecotourism, Photography

We are very informal about these links; we put them here in the hope that they are positive for education/awareness. We no endorsement and accept no responsibility for their operations, and accept no payment for linking. Anybody may request a link or report a problem, and we may at our discretion remove any link or decline to link.

East Coast Trail Association, note also their useful hiking tips

Wildland Tours – birds, whales and other marine mammals, polar bears, history, and nature tours

Experience Labrador – the Barrett family’s kayaking adventures

Coastal Connections – hands-on tours with marine life, sharks, ROVs, crab pots, etc., based in North Arm, Holyrood

Adventure Newfoundland

Iceberg Finder

Atlantic Whales

Optics for Birding


Nature Canada and affiliates


Nature Canada (formerly the Canadian Nature Federation)

Ecology North

BC Nature

Nature Alberta

Nature Saskatchewan

Nature Manitoba

Ontario Nature

Nature Québec / UQCN

Nature NB

Nature Nova Scotia

Nature Prince Edward Island


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