The Biology of Newfoundland and Labrador Symbols

Like all of the provinces of Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador has various symbols. Many of these have links to Biology. The pages here will feature short articles by our Biology Reports that give some biological insight on these symbols! These articles are still in progress, so check back often!

                Provincial Flower: Pitcher Plant

                Provincial Bird: Atlantic Puffin

                Provincial Animals: Newfoundland dog and Newfoundland pony

                Provincial Game Bird: Partridge/ptarmigan

                Provincial Tree: Black spruce

                Provincial Lichens (Unofficial): Newfoundland reindeer lichen and Labrador cup lichen