Entries by clabillois

Shoreline Cleanup

The shoreline in Listuguj is looking cleaner today after staff from the Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council (GMRC) spent Thursday afternoon picking up trash along the river. A total of 13 bags of litter were removed, along with large metal objects and plastics. GMRC organizes shoreline cleanups in our membership communities, making a big impact in […]

Battery Recycling Draw

Way to go Listuguj and Ugpi’ganjig! You have collected a total of 19 pounds of batteries during the summer to be recycled. These batteries are being shipped to the Call2recycle program, and will be made into new products. We are proud of your efforts to keep these harmful metals from making its way into our […]

Fry Release

The Eel River Bar Habitat and Recovery team partnered up with staff from GMRC to stock the Eel River with fry. Fry, are young Atlantic salmon that recently resorbed their yolk sac, and are ready to feed on their own. A total of 12,000 fry were released into the Eel River in early June. 8000 […]

Listuguj hosts 40th Anniversary of Migwite’tm

Listuguj will be holding events to recognize the 40th anniversary of the 1981 raid. The Migwite’tm event will be held on Friday, June 11th starting with a water ceremony at the Listuguj wharf. For more information please contact Jill Martin at 418-788-2136.  

World Ocean Day-June 8th

“World Ocean Day is being celebrated on Tuesday, June 8th. The Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council (GMRC) is celebrating World Ocean Day by increasing awareness about the importance of creating a healthier ocean. You can play an important role in restoring a healthier ocean. Everyone can make a difference and the The Loïck Project is a […]

GMRC Launches Lumpfish Project

The Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council (GMRC) is launching a project to learn more about lumpfish and to help with their recovery in the Bay of Chaleur. This project is a result of concerns coming from Ugpi’ganjig fishers who are catching lumpfish as bycatch, and it questions over if this is occurring during spawning. Lumpfish are […]

Job Posting-Biologist

Our team is growing. We are currently seeking a qualified person to join our team as a biologist.  Submissions must be received no later than Friday, May 14th at 4pm. Biologist Click here to download the job posting.

Fish Parasites Found in Smelts

Fish Parasites Found in Smelts Fish parasites are common. Most smelts have gill parasites, called copepods, which are very small insects that attach and feed on fish gills.Sometimes, nematodes, small worms, can also be found in fish guts. These parasites are intended to infect larger predators such as seals.  They have no adverse effects on […]

GMRC Webinar

GMRC will be hosting a webinar to provide updates on the research being conducted during the past year. The webinar will be held on Tuesday, February 9th starting at 2pm. To register for the webinar, please fill out the form on this link. GMRC Webinar https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfFud4Ns2luj4nIvHT3fWhwAmU49kcrmrMRc-p-9jAOTAF7TQ/viewform Webinar participants will have their name entered for a […]