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Outstanding young fish artists

If the artwork in the 14th Annual Kids’ Fish Art Contest is any indication, the future of wildlife art in Ontario is in good hands.

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MNRF efforts recognized by environmental commissioner

The clean up of a Cold War radar station in Polar Bear Provincial Park earned recognition for involved MNRF staff and local First Nation communities.

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MNRF in possession of cougar carcass found near Thunder Bay

The decades old question about whether cougar prowl northwestern Ontario may have been answered… a communications specialist with the MNRF, said the carcass was in their possession and would be DNA-tested.

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Outdoors card a little different this year

Turkey hunters might notice their new outdoors card no longer bears the “T” inscription formerly used to indicate the owner had passed the wild turkey hunting education course.

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UPDATED: Turkey hunting changes confirmed for 2017

Ontario’s wild turkey hunting season will look different now that proposed changes are confirmed for Jan. 1, 2017 implementation.

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ECO wants MNRF to step up

The new Environmental Commissioner of Ontario released her first annual Environmental Protection Report on October 26… it outlined her office’s concern for Ontario’s moose, bats, and amphibians…

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Lake Simcoe anglers are recycling fishing line

Dozens of fishing line recycle receptacles are springing up in several locations around Lake Simcoe.

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Stewardship youth rangers: the next generation

Fleming College outdoors programs on display for Stewardship Youth Rangers.

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Woodcock report 2016

Each spring Bird Studies Canada (BSC), in partnership with the MNRF and Environment Canada, oversees woodcock singing ground survey (SGS) routes provincially. Of the 111 active routes, 89 returned data this year.