dog - blastomycosis

Blastomycosis severe in the northwest

by Mike Beaudin | July 20, 2018

Physicians and veterinarians in northwestern Ontario warn hunters, anglers, and cottagers to be aware of blastomycosis, a rare fungal disease…

lynx - CanSeq150

CanSeq150: Genetically mapping Canada’s wildlife

by Barney Moorhouse | July 17, 2018

Researchers in the CanSeq150 project are hoping to sequence the genomes of 150 of Canada’s most significant species to commemorate Canada’s 150th.

Mosquito - West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus study requires help from hunters

by Steve Galea | July 16, 2018

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.

Endangered Species Act

Endangered Species Act held to account

by James Palmer | July 12, 2018

Due to a recent court ruling, recovery strategies for endangered and threatened species will no longer be delayed. Under the Endangered Species Act…

bear encounters

Bear encounters end badly

by Tom Goldsmith | July 6, 2018

Two separate bear attacks within the same week in late April by a female bear with three cubs prompted the MNRF to issue warnings about potential encounters


Tench becoming a cause for concern

by Steve Galea | July 5, 2018

Catches of tench (Tinca tinca) are becoming more common in the St. Lawrence River near Montreal. This begs the question, will they soon establish in the Great Lakes?


2018 Migratory bird stamp

by Steve Galea | June 27, 2018

A rendition of a trio of wood ducks sitting atop a tree trunk will adorn this year’s Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp and print.

angler diary

Lake Erie Angler Diary program done

by Jeff Helsdon | June 20, 2018

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is cancelling the Lake Erie Angler Diary program at the end of 2018 after 35 years

hunting licences

Don’t wait to buy hunting licences

by Steve Galea | June 14, 2018

Hunters are advised to purchase their hunting licences and game seals prior to November 19 due to a restricted sales period during the service’s transition…