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Shocking Turn of Events: Ontario’s Controversial Hunting Sport Expansion Sparks Outrage!
Shocking Turn of Events: Ontario’s Controversial Hunting Sport Expansion Sparks Outrage!

Shocking Turn of Events: Ontario’s Controversial Hunting Sport Expansion Sparks Outrage!

Two former Ontario conservation officers, Rick Maw and Wayne Lintack, are urging the province to reverse plans to expand a sport that allows dogs to track down captive coyotes, foxes, and rabbits in large, fenced-in pens. They argue that the…

Wolves Attack Pets in Sioux Lookout! Find Out How to Keep Your Furry Friends Safe
Wolves Attack Pets in Sioux Lookout! Find Out How to Keep Your Furry Friends Safe

Wolves Attack Pets in Sioux Lookout! Find Out How to Keep Your Furry Friends Safe

Two dogs in Sioux Lookout required veterinary care after encounters with wolves, prompting the Ministry of Natural Resources to issue a warning to local residents. The incidents occurred in early May, about a week apart, and both dogs were small…

Discovering Ancient Trees: Calls to Protect 400-Year-Old Forests in Ontario’s Algonquin Park
Discovering Ancient Trees: Calls to Protect 400-Year-Old Forests in Ontario’s Algonquin Park

Discovering Ancient Trees: Calls to Protect 400-Year-Old Forests in Ontario’s Algonquin Park

Researchers have discovered six trees in Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada, that are over 400 years old and have called for the government to protect the area from logging. Mike Henry, a senior ecologist and lead researcher of the…

City of Burlington taps into Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry coyote experts
City of Burlington taps into Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry coyote experts

City of Burlington taps into Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry coyote experts

The City of Burlington has met with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) Provincial Services Division to gain expert advice on the current situation and next steps to deal with a family of aggressive coyotes in south central…

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…

Province’s Bill 229 limits ability to protect the environment, conservation authorities say
Province’s Bill 229 limits ability to protect the environment, conservation authorities say

Province’s Bill 229 limits ability to protect the environment, conservation authorities say

Ministry says proposal will improve governance ‘while respecting taxpayer dollars Local conversation authorities say changes proposed by the provincial government will greatly hinder their ability to protect the environment and watershed. The Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA), Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority…

Province’s ‘baffling’ cormorant cull is ‘going to be a disaster’
Province’s ‘baffling’ cormorant cull is ‘going to be a disaster’

Province’s ‘baffling’ cormorant cull is ‘going to be a disaster’

Hunt that begins today will allow hunters to kill 15 birds daily; ‘They might as well as be shooting loons and great blue herons … it’s mind boggling, says naturalist While the province says it’s a necessary step, its widespread…