‘Large-bodied’ Canadian wolves to help keep U.S. moose population in check
‘Large-bodied’ Canadian wolves to help keep U.S. moose population in check

‘Large-bodied’ Canadian wolves to help keep U.S. moose population in check

The transfer of up to six wolves from a northern Ontario island where they were starving to the U.S. is getting underway following a weeks-long delay caused by the federal government shutdown south of the border. The small pack, including…

Oxygen-depleted waters of Hamilton Harbour undermining fish restoration efforts
Oxygen-depleted waters of Hamilton Harbour undermining fish restoration efforts

Oxygen-depleted waters of Hamilton Harbour undermining fish restoration efforts

Federal government scientists are focusing on a perplexing problem in Hamilton Harbour that is bogging down efforts to restore populations of desired fish species, a major part of the overall restoration of the bay. They’ve found that through summer months…

Nature not bullets should control cormorants, McMaster biologist says
Nature not bullets should control cormorants, McMaster biologist says

Nature not bullets should control cormorants, McMaster biologist says

The population of double-crested cormorants has grown exponentially in the province, but unleashing hunters on them is not the way to control their numbers, says a prominent McMaster University biologist. Jim Quinn, who has been studying cormorants and other water birds in Hamilton…