Illegal hunts result in lifetime hunting-licence suspensions and almost $60,000 in fines

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry wants to remind the public that non-resident hunters must use the services of a licenced outfitter while...
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Ontario Improving Moose Management Approach

Changes will improve sustainability and fairness Today, John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, announced Ontario is taking action to improve the system for...
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Ontario and Saskatchewan take a hard line on wildlife trafficking

A two-and-a-half-year joint investigation between the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNRF) and Forestry and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment has resulted in one...
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Provincial police arrest wanted man hiding in pine tree after coyote run-in

HURON COUNTY, Ont. — Provincial police say they've arrested a wanted man thanks to the suspect's ill-fated run-in with a coyote in Howick, Ont. They...

Ontario holding public consultation on making spring bear hunt permanent

TORONTO — The Ontario government is launching a public consultation on making the province's spring black bear hunt a permanent event. The annual hunt was...

Desbarats Christmas Bird Count Results

The Desbarats Christmas Bird Count took place on December 28th. We were lucky enough to get a beautiful, warm, and sunny day, just before...

New Animal Welfare System Now In Force In Ontario

TORONTO — Yesterday, the Provincial Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) Act came into force, creating the first fully provincial government-based animal welfare enforcement system in...
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Be Part of the Desbarats Christmas Bird Count!

The Desbarats Christmas Bird Count is a back for a fourth year! On December 28, 2019, you can help count birds within a 12km...

Green economy think tank gives thumbs up to tree planting promise

OTTAWA — A green economy think tank at the University of Ottawa says the federal government's promise to plant two billion trees over the next 10...

Moose Killers Charged In Killarney Incident

On September 28, 2019, members of the Nipissing West (Noëlville) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a moose being...