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Bass Pro Cabela's Combine

Combined Bass Pro & Cabela's store underway

by Emily Convery | August 10, 2018

Bass Pro recently unveiled plans to combine Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, and TRACKER Boats into one retail location in Arkansas. Renovations are underway to update the current 100,000...

asian carp - asian cap

Asian carp prevention gets tech savvy

by Jeff Helsdon | July 30, 2018

The ACRCC is casting a wide net when it comes to methods it will use to prevent Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes.

black bear gallbladders

Black bear gallbladder-trafficking ring busted

by Amey Humphries | July 27, 2018

A three-year investigation has ended with the dismantling of a black bear gallbladder-trafficking operation in Quebec, according to...

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?