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MNRF Conservation Officers Seeking Publics Help – Shot and Left Bull Moose
MNRF Conservation Officers Seeking Publics Help – Shot and Left Bull Moose

MNRF Conservation Officers Seeking Publics Help – Shot and Left Bull Moose

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is asking for the public’s help with identifying the individual(s) who shot and killed a bull moose north of Matheson. On October 4, 2022, Conservation Officers were alerted to a shot and…

Careless Hunter Put Public Safety at Risk – $7000 in Fines/2 yr Licence Suspension – Red Lake – Kingston Resident
Careless Hunter Put Public Safety at Risk – $7000 in Fines/2 yr Licence Suspension – Red Lake – Kingston Resident

Careless Hunter Put Public Safety at Risk – $7000 in Fines/2 yr Licence Suspension – Red Lake – Kingston Resident

The Ontario government is protecting public safety by ensuring hunters do not discharge firearms carelessly. Larry Hollister of Kingston was found guilty of carelessly discharging his firearm while hunting and received $7,000 in fines and a two-year hunting suspension. He…

MNRF Conservation Officers need your help in identifying who is responsible for shooting and abandoning a moose carcass near Roseneath
MNRF Conservation Officers need your help in identifying who is responsible for shooting and abandoning a moose carcass near Roseneath

MNRF Conservation Officers need your help in identifying who is responsible for shooting and abandoning a moose carcass near Roseneath

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is asking the for the public’s help with identifying the individual(s) who abandoned a moose carcass near the town of Roseneath. On October 9th, 2022, Conservation Officers responded to complaints of a…

MNRF Conservation Officers need your help in identifying who is responsible for shooting and abandoning a bull moose near Blind River
MNRF Conservation Officers need your help in identifying who is responsible for shooting and abandoning a bull moose near Blind River

MNRF Conservation Officers need your help in identifying who is responsible for shooting and abandoning a bull moose near Blind River

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is asking the for the public’s help with identifying the individual(s) who shot and abandoned a bull moose near Blind River. On October 5, 2022, Conservation Officers responded to complaints of a…

$6500 in Fines (1 year Licence Suspension) For Shooting at Moose Decoy
$6500 in Fines (1 year Licence Suspension) For Shooting at Moose Decoy

$6500 in Fines (1 year Licence Suspension) For Shooting at Moose Decoy

The Ontario government is safeguarding the public from unsafe and illegal hunting practices. Mark Upton from McDougall pleaded guilty to careless use of a firearm. He received $6,500 in fines and a one-year hunting licence suspension. He will also have…

MNRF News Release – Moose Hunting Violations – 5 Individuals – $44000 in Fines
MNRF News Release – Moose Hunting Violations – 5 Individuals – $44000 in Fines

MNRF News Release – Moose Hunting Violations – 5 Individuals – $44000 in Fines

The Ontario government is safeguarding moose from illegal harvesting. Evidence was gathered over a 32-month period as part of a joint investigation with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Environment Canada and Quebec’s Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks.…

Hunter Fined $7,000 and suspended for 5 years for illegal moose hunt.
Hunter Fined $7,000 and suspended for 5 years for illegal moose hunt.

Hunter Fined $7,000 and suspended for 5 years for illegal moose hunt.

The Ontario government is safeguarding moose from illegal hunting activities. Syed Muhammad Mehdi Rizvi of South Hampton was fined $5,000 for hunting moose without a licence, $1,000 for trespassing for the purpose of hunting and $1,000 for making a false…

$10,000 in fines for killing moose without licence during closed season.
$10,000 in fines for killing moose without licence during closed season.

$10,000 in fines for killing moose without licence during closed season.

The Ontario government is safeguarding moose populations by ensuring hunters don’t hunt without a licence. Marc Labelle of no fixed address was found guilty by trial in absentia and was fined $8,000 for hunting big game without a licence, $1,000…

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

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…

$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

$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…