Posts Tagged ‘Conservation’

a late-season buck peeking
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Sizing-up trophy antlers

I set out to learn if harvesting large white-tailed deer with impressive antlers reduces the number of large deer in future generations.

debating jakes in a field with a decoy
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Debating jakes

As hunters, we should embrace our hunting and conservation success stories, and focus less on the age and size of our harvests, Jeff Helsdon writes.

ducks in the wetlands
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Wetlands get support

The province is investing $6.7 million to aid approximately 150 wetland projects across the province, funding six conservation partners.

MNRF building, Peterborough
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Fines issued for failing to report

Hunters who do not comply with mandatory hunter reporting requirements will face a $25 surcharge even if they did not hunt or harvest.

wee wild hoglet standing in leaves
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Why wild pigs should NOT be hunted in Ontario

Prohibiting the hunting of wild pigs may seem counterintuitive, but it’s an important step in the effort to tackle this threat.

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Multi-species angling offers variety

While some anglers spend a good portion of the year waiting to target a specific species during a certain season, many anglers are constantly on the go, never relenting in their pursuit of fish, regardless of the species or time of year.

Ontario FIsh and Wildlife website
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Hunters who did not report can still purchase licence

Hunters who did not file a 2020 mandatory hunter report can still purchase a licence in 2021, the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) has confirmed with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).

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MNRF Fishing survey returns

Approximately 32,000 anglers and a sample of seniors across Ontario were asked to complete the Survey of Recreational Fishing in Ontario sent out on Jan. 12.

white-tailed deer running through snow
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New measures reduce risk of CWD entering Ontario

Additional regulations meant to prevent Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from entering Ontario were introduced on December 17.