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Thornbury dam failure causes fish kill

A power outage on September 29 that affected the Town of Blue Mountain for seven to eight hours was also responsible for a major failure at the Thornbury dam on the Beaver River. It caused a malfunction, which…

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Waging war on water soldier

August 11, 2017 was the eighth annual Water Soldier Watch Day — a day volunteers come together to look for water soldier, an invasive species

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Nighttime ban on the Ganaraska

The Municipality of Port Hope has implemented a nighttime fishing ban from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. on stretches of the Ganaraska River.

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A school fun day with NASP

Join Tim Watts, NASP coordinator for the OFAH, on a trip to Archie Stouffer Elementary School for a fun day of archery for students

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Rabies cases on downswing but not under control

Wildlife experts working to eradicate rabies in southern Ontario are breathing a small sigh of relief as they see the number of confirmed cases slowly drop from the skyrocketing levels of 2016.

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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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Port Hope considers Ganaraska fishing restrictions

Recurring issues have caused the Municipality of Port Hope to consider implementing night fishing restrictions and a $40 Municipal Access Fishing Pass.

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OOD’s 10 most popular articles in 2016

We thought it would be fun to take a look back at what piqued your interest this year. Here are the ten most viewed articles on oodmag.com over 2016: