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Lakers spawning in Lake Erie after 60 years

The discovery of wild lake trout fry in mid-May by New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) was confirmed in a press release.

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Ask a CO: Can I wear a backpack over my blaze orange vest?

Ask a CO takes Ontario OUT of DOORS readers’ questions and utilizes the knowledge of Conservation Officers to find the answers.

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Celebrating 60-plus years of hunter safety

Though it might be hard to believe, hunting in Ontario was not always as safe as it is today. There was a time, in fact, when many considered it a potentially lethal pastime.

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Ask a CO: Can you train a dog by flushing game during a closed season?

Ask a CO takes Ontario OUT of DOORS readers’ questions and utilizes the knowledge of Conservation Officers to find the answers.

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Fish stocking on target

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) fish stocking efforts have, for the most part, been on target throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Family Fishing Week returns

Ontario’s final annual licence-free fishing opportunity returns with Family Fishing Week from Saturday, July 3 to Sunday, July 11.

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Rickford named new MNRF minister

Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford is the new natural resources minister as part of a cabinet shuffle announced on Friday, June 18 by Premier Doug Ford.

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Province hiring 25 Conservation Officers

The MNRF announced the hiring of 25 new COs on May 3, fulfilling an election promise made by Premier Doug Ford.

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Sudbury-based officer named CO of the year

Sudbury-based New Liskeard-based Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) Conservation Officer Peter Koskela has been named 2020 Conservation Officer of the Year.