SOPAC News Release

sent on March 17th, 2016

On Friday, March 11th, 2016, members of our SOPAC Committee met with Minister Al Hawkins (Minister of Transportation and Works) as well as members of his team.

The meeting went very well with both parties exchanging information. Minister Hawkins stated that he, his Department and Premier Dwight Ball are committed to solving moose-vehicle collisions on our highways.

Both parties agreed to work together.

With data continuing to be collected, the * five year Moose Management Plan was discussed. Other items discussed were:

*Brush Cutting in various areas will continue this year.

*SOPAC’s Toll Free Moose Alert Hotline –(1-855-896-6673 —– 1-855-89MOOSE)

*Moose Alert Brochures and Cards will be printed and distributed to Ferries, Tourist Chalets and other areas of the island.

*Moose Licenses.

Another meeting is being scheduled for early May. SOPAC is looking forward to working with this Government and continuing a great communication.

SOPAC continues to remain committed in helping to solve the Moose-Vehicle Collisions on our highways.