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…

Illegal Moose Hunt Results in $3,200 in Fines and a 15-year Hunting Licence Suspension

Illegal Moose Hunt Results in $3,200 in Fines and a 15-year Hunting Licence Suspension

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) wants to remind moose hunters that they can only harvest moose with the proper licence. Four men have been fined a total of $3,200 for moose hunting-related offences. Conservation officers launched an…

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