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Outdoor recreation powerful economic driver

Canadians aren’t the only North Americans spending a lot on outdoor recreation, according to new statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).

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No Asian carp found in Great Lakes

No Asian carp were found in the Great Lakes during this year’s early detection surveillance, but experts say Grass carp – the only species of Asian carp found in Ontario waters to date – remains the most imminent threat.

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Pelee hunt still a go

It will be business as usual for the pheasant hunts at Pelee Island this fall, after some local debate about whether or not the hunt is still viable.

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Multiple lines proposed for carp anglers

A proposal to allow multiple lines for carp fishing on Ontario shorelines would give anglers more opportunity and have a significant economic impact on communities that host the thriving fishery, enthusiasts agree.

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Survey launched to determine angler, hunter, trapper, sport shooter spending

An Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH)-led coalition wants to know how much you’ve been spending on fishing, hunting and trapping for an evaluation of the economic impact of the activities before the upcoming federal election.

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Elk antlers unearthed

…he had unearthed an old pair of elk antlers still partially attached to a skull – an unusual find since elk have not roamed that part of the province…

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“Fore” the benefit of woods, water, and wildlife

A golf course is largely an expanse of shortly trimmed lawn that lacks in wildlife potential and is looked upon by most conservationists as a desert. However, almost all golf courses also have areas of rough grassland.

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New appointments to Canadian Firearms Advisory Committee

Two new members have been appointed to the Canadian Firearms Advisory Committee by the Liberal government.

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West Nile Virus study requires help from hunters

A study to determine the extent of West Nile Virus (WNV) exposure in wild turkeys and ruffed grouse requires hunter input, says Dr. Amanda MacDonald.