Posts Tagged ‘MNRF’

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COVID-19 impacting outdoors community

The global outbreak of novel coronavirus COVID-19 is having a tremendous impact on life around the world. Check back here regularly to learn about how the pandemic is impacting the outdoors community in Ontario.

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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.

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Ammunition shortage in Canada

Several conditions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic have caused an ammunition shortage all across Canada.

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Deer yards: how the landscape aids winter survival

Year-round, I have deer in my yard, but my yard isn’t a deer yard. A “deer yard” is an area where deer concentrate during the winter months.

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Bass tournament nightmare leads to hefty fines

Bass tournament held on July 13-14 in Gananoque resulted in heavy fines and a recreational fishing licence suspension for the organizer.

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CWD testing continues

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

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Rebate, funding offers hope for northern tourism

A 20% tourism travel rebate proposed in the provincial budget, as well as an emergency funding opportunity offers hope for tourism operators dealing with the crushing blow of pandemic-induced travel restrictions.

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Licence refund requests on the rise

Requests from American anglers and hunters seeking refunds or extensions for purchased hunting and fishing licences are on the rise.

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Hunter hurt in accidental shooting

A hunter suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries in an accidental shooting southeast of Sudbury on Tuesday, Oct. 27.