Posts Tagged ‘MNRF’

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Province proposes full return of spring bear hunt

The spring bear hunt will continue as a regular annual hunting season, subject to annual review, as part of a proposal announced Friday, Jan. 17 by Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) Minister John Yakabuski.

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Ask a CO: What can we do about these dogs?

A Conservation Officer explains how hunting dogs must remain under the hunter’s control and the rules regarding dogs on private property.

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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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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.