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

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

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

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…

$9,000 in Fines and Hunting Suspension for Illegal Moose Hunt and Attempted Coverup

$9,000 in Fines and Hunting Suspension for Illegal Moose Hunt and Attempted Coverup

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) wants to remind hunters that all cases of misidentification of moose which lead to a moose being hunted without a licence should be reported to a conservation officer immediately. René Lemieux of…

Ontario Taking Action Against Invasive Species, Including Wild Pigs

Ontario Taking Action Against Invasive Species, Including Wild Pigs

Province seeks public input into draft wild pig strategy and updates to Invasive Species Act TORONTO —The Ontario government is protecting the economy and environment by expanding protections to prevent invasive species from establishing or spreading in the province. “Our…

Two Men Fined $1,800 for Closed Season Brook Trout Fishing and Safety Violations

Two Men Fined $1,800 for Closed Season Brook Trout Fishing and Safety Violations

Two Men Fined $1,800 for Closed Season Brook Trout Fishing and Safety Violations The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) wants to remind anglers that fishing regulations and seasons are in place to maintain sustainable fisheries for future generations…

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