Posts Tagged ‘CWD’

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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.

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CWD testing continues

CWD testing is taking place in two areas of Ontario this year.

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Province bolsters CWD efforts

A proposal meant to drastically reduce the risk of CWD from entering the province was announced on July 15 on the Environmental Registry of Ontario.

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OOD wins writing awards

Two long-time Ontario OUT of DOORS writers have won a grand slam of 2020 Outdoor Writers of Canada Awards for the magazine.

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CWD surveys show promising results

Two chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveys completed by Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) staff did not detect the disease.

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New hunting regs available

The Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 online document provides information about hunting licences, fees, up-to-date regulations, and seasons for each game species.

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Province announces plans to thwart CWD

The province is ramping up efforts to thwart chronic wasting disease (CWD), a progressive, fatal brain disease that affects deer, elk, moose, and caribou, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Minister John Yakabuski announced on Wednesday, Dec. 18.

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CWD surveillance continues

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) will be conducting its Chronic Wasting Disease Provincial Surveillance Program again in two regions during the firearms season for deer.

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Game changer

Imagine an autumn in which our deer, moose, elk, and caribou herds have been decimated by a disease that has no cure. Imagine hunting when you cannot trust the edibility of the venison you harvest. Then imagine this is the new normal.