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Invasive caterpillars booming

Invasive caterpillars have ravaged trees across the province, but experts with the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) Invading Species Awareness Program (ISAP) say healthy trees will survive by growing a second wave of leaves.

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Poisoned angler calls for access to information

When competitive angler Jason Doyon of Sault Ste. Marie started noticing a decline in his cognitive and physical abilities two years ago, he took it seriously.

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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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Falconers welcome revised regulations

Ontario’s licensed falconers are welcoming recent changes to provincial regulations that simplify the process of trapping and hunting with a raptor that was captured from the wild.

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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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OFAH hosting virtual events on moose tag applications and firearms issues

The OFAH and MNRF licensing and policy staff will host an online demonstration about the new moose tag allocation process later this month, as well as a Q&A on firearms issues.

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Rick Morgan fondly remembered

One of the best-known and longest-serving members of the OFAH, passed away in Peterborough on Feb. 3. He was 78.

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New carp regulations a go

New fishing regulations announced February 24 should help anglers who enjoy Ontario’s excellent carp fishery.

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OFAH calls for PAL extensions to address backlog

The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) is calling on the federal government to address what it called an “ever-growing backlog” of Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL) renewal applications by offering six-month extensions.