Natural Resources and Environment

2017 summer newsletter

2017 spring newsletter

Community Notice_Harvester Consultation_21Feb17

2017 winter newsletter

Please see attached the Natural Resources and Environment Fall Newsletter



Please see attached the community notice on crown land restrictions.

Community Notice_Crown Land Restrictions_09Aug16


The Glooscap Natural Resource and Environment department is responsible for administering the Food, Social and Ceremonial component. This includes distributing lobster tags to Glooscap First Nation members, responding to members questions and requests, planning and delivering community workshops and also attending all Food Social and Ceremonial fisheries related meetings throughout the province. Other duties relate to understanding and keeping Council and the community informed on issues related to Species at Risk, hunting rights and environmental concerns. For more information on the Commercial Fisheries, please see the Glooscap First Nation Economic Development Corporation (GFNEDC) website at

Community Notice_SalmonPlan_03June15_FINAL

Communal Commercial Licences

Glooscap has commercial licences for Lobster, Swordfish, Groundfish, Tuna, Marine Worm, Herring and Mackerel. We are currently fishing the lobster and tuna licences and are selling the swordfish quota.

Food, Social and Ceremonial Fishery

Currently we are in negotiations with Department of Fisheries to renew the Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy Program.

Natural Resource and Environment News

2016 summer newsletter

2016 Spring Newsletter - April, May & June

2015 Fall Newsletter - oct, nov, dec

2015 Summer Newsletter - july, aug, sept

2015 Spring - april, may, june

2014 Winter Fisheries Newsletter

Spring 2014 Newsletter

Autumn 2014 Newsletter - Natural Resources

Natural Resource and Environment Officer

Gail Tupper:

Our Fishing Vessels

The Glooscap 1 - Glooscap First Nation fishing vessel
GLOOSCAP 1 Year built: 2008 Size: 13.55m Species fished: Lobster and Tuna
The Brandon Erin - Glooscap First Nation fishing vessel
BRANDON ERIN Year built: 2000 Size: 13.03m Species fished: Lobster