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Minister Graydon Smith

New MNRF minister named

by Editorial Staff | June 24, 2022

New Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Graydon Smith has been named Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) by Ontario Premier Doug Ford.

Toronto Island Feat

Supporting Toronto-area habitats

by Steve Galea | June 24, 2022

The federal government announced just over $200,000 in funding towards restoration of fish and wildlife habitat in the Toronto Region Area.

an elk crossing the road

Highway 69 elk collisions studied

by Barney Moorhouse | June 23, 2022

A study reports that since the highway became four lanes in 2012, vehicle-elk collisions near Greater Sudbury have more than doubled.

True North Baits logo

Lure maker launches recycling program

by Justin Hoffman | June 22, 2022

Anglers looking for an environmentally friendly option for used soft plastics can now recycle them with True North Baits.

a large cargo boat with ballasts

Praising ballast regulations

by Steve Galea | June 20, 2022

Empirical evidence supports ballast-water regulation as the primary cause of declining non-native species in the Great Lakes.

OFAH Atlantic Salmon Program Coordinator Ben Teskey presenting

Gathering for Great Lakes Day

by Steve Galea | June 17, 2022

OFAH visited Parliament Hill to communicate the importance of the Great Lakes to federal politicians during a Great Lakes Day gathering.

Kids learning to fish on the Trent River. Photo by Meghan Sutherland

Final free fishing chances coming soon

by Editorial Staff | June 16, 2022

Canadian residents' final opportunities to fish licence-free are just around the corner, including this Father's Day weekend.

Matchedash Marsh

Improving water access to Matchedash Marsh

by Steve Galea | June 14, 2022

A collaborative volunteer effort provides parking spaces and access into the North River and Matchedash Bay, making it more user friendly.

Writers win OWC awards for OOD

by Editorial Staff | June 2, 2022

Four Ontario OUT of DOORS contributors have once again been honoured by the Outdoors Writers of Canada (OWC) with five annual awards for 2022.