Ministry’s incompetent effort to save caribou could have the opposite effect

Ministry’s incompetent effort to save caribou could have the opposite effect
Ministry’s incompetent effort to save caribou could have the opposite effect

It may be a fool’s errand trying to stop change, but for caribou, such beautiful and enigmatic animals, it is absolutely worth trying — if it can be done wisely and effectively and without interference from those charged under law…

$10,000 in fines for killing moose without licence during closed season.

$10,000 in fines for killing moose without licence during closed season.
$10,000 in fines for killing moose without licence during closed season.

The Ontario government is safeguarding moose populations by ensuring hunters don’t hunt without a licence. Marc Labelle of no fixed address was found guilty by trial in absentia and was fined $8,000 for hunting big game without a licence, $1,000…

Ministry of Natural Resources working to trap group of wild boars with potential to ‘spread rapidly’ in Pickering

Ministry of Natural Resources working to trap group of wild boars with potential to ‘spread rapidly’ in Pickering
Ministry of Natural Resources working to trap group of wild boars with potential to ‘spread rapidly’ in Pickering

The Ontario government is working to “trap and remove” a sounder of wild boars roaming east of Toronto that have the ability to “spread rapidly” if not contained. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry told CTV News Toronto on…

Opinion: Ontario’s moose population is falling and I have pretty good idea why

Opinion: Ontario’s moose population is falling and I have pretty good idea why
Opinion: Ontario’s moose population is falling and I have pretty good idea why

Alan Bisset is a retired ministry biologist and the former wildlife inventory program leader, who says the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has mismanaged Ontario’s moose population for years and the declining numbers of animals prove it. ———– When…

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to air drop rabies vaccine packets in eastern Ontario

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to air drop rabies vaccine packets in eastern Ontario
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to air drop rabies vaccine packets in eastern Ontario

Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will be flying over parts of eastern Ontario in the latter half of August to help vaccinate wildlife against rabies. The province controls rabies in wildlife by dropping baits that contain vaccine in…

Moose Poacher Fined $20,000 for Shooting a Cow and Calf During Closed Season

Moose Poacher Fined $20,000 for Shooting a Cow and Calf During Closed Season
Moose Poacher Fined $20,000 for Shooting a Cow and Calf During Closed Season

The Ontario government wants to remind hunters that it is important to adhere to big game tagging requirements specific to the sex and age of the animal to protect our valuable natural resources. Paul Markewycz of Mississauga pleaded guilty to…

Ontario Investing in Significant Wetland Restoration Projects

Ontario Investing in Significant Wetland Restoration Projects
Ontario Investing in Significant Wetland Restoration Projects

Partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada helping conserve provincial wetlands ST. THOMAS — The Ontario government is partnering with Ducks Unlimited Canada to enhance and restore approximately 60 local wetlands across the province over the next year, as part of a…