Posts Tagged ‘MNRF’

Sandbags holding back rising water on Lake Ontario
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Human error, negligence ruled out in flooding report

Neither human error nor negligent dam operation caused this spring’s damaging floods, according to an independent report released by the province on Thursday (Nov. 28).

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Fewer fires burned nearly same amount of land

There were fewer forest fires in Ontario this year, but they burned nearly the same amount of landscape as they did in 2018, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).

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Ask a CO: Must hunters submit reports?

A conservation officer explains new mandatory hunter reporting requirements that came into effect in Ontario on January 1, 2019.

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Province proposes new bait management strategy

Anglers will not be able to move live bait outside the zone of their primary residence as part of a new bait management strategy proposed earlier this week by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).

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Veteran officer named CO of the year

Conservation Officer Marco Grigio was named Ontario Conservation Officer of the Year in late August.

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Phone help available for MNRF licence and tag issues

Most hunters who have licensing and tag issues now know they can visit one of the participating ServiceOntario locations (or licence issuers that offer MNRF services) to get a no-charge reprint of their tag.

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New MNRF licensing system still drawing complaints

An online OOD story detailing issues with the new Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) licensing system continues to receive comments from big-game hunters who are having problems with draw results and unprintable tags.

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Far fewer forest fires this spring

There’s been less than half as many forest fires in Ontario this year over last year, but the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry points out there has been no shortage of problematic blazes so far this season.

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Ontario renews funding for Hats for Hides

The Ontario Government announced it would be investing $100,000 in the Hats for Hides program in a news release Tuesday. The investment is returning…