Posts Tagged ‘Invading Species Awareness Program’

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2023 fishing regs released

The new 2023 Ontario Fishing Regulations Summary is now available as a downloadable PDF online and regs come into effect Jan. 1, 2023.

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Hemlock bug spreading

An invasive insect that attacks and kills hemlock trees is expanding its range in Ontario. Suspected cases should be reported.

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Gathering for Great Lakes Day

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

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Jumping worms threaten Ontario forests

Invasive species experts are sounding alarms with the arrival of an earthworm that could menace Ontario’s forests.

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Public help sought for wild pigs

The Invading Species Awareness Program (ISAP) is asking the public to join the effort to detect wild pigs throughout the province.

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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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Genetic mussel solution examined

Two separate initiatives are examining methods of genetic control, which would target a specific invasive mussel species.

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Invasive caterpillars booming

Invasive caterpillars have ravaged trees across the province, but experts with the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) Invading Species Awareness Program (ISAP) say healthy trees will survive by growing a second wave of leaves.

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Great Lakes could be under siege

A recent study determined that as many as 144 additional invasive species could potentially invade the Great Lakes.