Posts Tagged ‘Ontario’

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Tench becoming a cause for concern

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?

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The best fishing in Quebec

How is the fishing in Quebec?  It doesn’t matter if you fish with fly or traditional spinning/baitcasting gear. Come once and you’re going to find reasons to keep coming back. Quebec offers a wide variety of species…

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Lyme Disease Task Force report released

A report released by the Lyme Disease and Tick-borne Illness Task Force has set out goals to prevent, mitigate, and find better treatment…

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Ear tagged bears – to harvest or not?

An MNRF information notice released on April 5 was meant to make bear hunt operators and hunters aware that bears with ear tags have been immobilized with veterinary drugs.

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UPDATE: No Trespassing Bylaw closes causeway to anglers

A decision made by Peterborough County Council will have ramifications for anglers in the area…At a County of Peterborough, County Council meeting on March 21, issues with the enforcement of a previously approved no-trespassing bylaw for the James A. Gifford causeway were shared.

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MNRF partners with Michipicoten First Nation in second caribou relocation

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has teamed up with the Michipicoten First Nation to try and save more caribou on Lake Superior. On Feb. 15 and 16 a crew made up of…

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Algonquin wolf recovery strategy calls for expanded ban

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is requesting input from the public on a draft recovery strategy for the Algonquin wolf… the strategy is recommending the hunting and trapping ban be expanded to a significantly larger area across central and southern Ontario.

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New Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry

Ontario has a new minister at the helm of the MNRF. Nathalie Des Rosiers, a rookie Member of Provincial Parliament, first elected in 2016 to represent Ottawa-Vanier, will replace former Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Kathryn McGarry…

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What’s the deal with Ontario cougars?

Since that initial story, some 35 years ago, cougar sightings have continued to come in. Once I began my career as a journalist and broadcaster, tips, sightings, and other cougar-related information flowed in steadily. Some of them seemed legit, others, not so much.