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Guide to hunting Black Bears

Baits and lures for hunting Black Bears

Hunter harvest reporting in Ontario

Black ┬áBear Ecology (Teacher’s Guide Gr 2)

Black Bear Ecology (Teacher’s Guide Gr 4)

Black Bear Ecology (Teacher’s Guide Gr 7)

Information

OFAH weighs in on spring bear hunt misinformation

Black Bear Safety Black Bear Encounters – Who to Call

Changes to bear baiting regulations in Ontario: What you need to know as a hunter

Since the expansion of the spring bear hunt pilot project was announced, the OFAH has received a number of inquiries about what the new restrictions on baiting will mean for hunters. In an effort to answer those questions, we sat down for an interview with David Critchlow, the Provincial Enforcement Specialist with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.

bear baiting restrictions clarified

Bear Baiting Restrictions Clarified fact sheet (click to view and print)

Management

Hunting Regulations Summary

Black Bear Hunting & Estimated Harvest in Ontario 2003-2012

Bear Wise

Backgrounder on Black Bears in Ontario

Backgrounder on Black Bears in Ontario

Framework for Enhanced Black Bear Management in Ontario

Framework for Enhanced Black Bear Management in Ontario

Science

Scientific report supports OFAH bear warnings

World-class wildlife study to reveal facts about moose and bears

MNR Scientist clarifies science of spring bear hunt and the orphaning of cubs