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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

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…

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’

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…

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry looking for help to find turtle egg poachers

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry looking for help to find turtle egg poachers

“We’re looking for the public’s help with finding who’s responsible for taking these eggs. Over 100 eggs, snapping turtle eggs and midland painted turtle eggs — and we’ll be hoping that the public can assist with providing us with some…

Ministry investigating coyote carcasses dumped along Niagara Parkway

Ministry investigating coyote carcasses dumped along Niagara Parkway

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources conservation officers are investigating the killing of a dozen coyotes in Niagara-on-the-Lake, but it may be too late for them to determine how the animals died. Ministry spokeswoman Jolanta Kowalski said Tuesday that officers had…

Canadian fire crews cheered in Australia as front-line teams prepare for the worst

Canadian fire crews cheered in Australia as front-line teams prepare for the worst

Firefighters use brief weather respite ahead of another dangerous heat wave. Exhausted after a nearly 16-hour flight from the opposite side of the world, Canadian wildfire specialists were cheered by Australians on arrival at Sydney’s airport. They’re the latest to…

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