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OFAH weighs in on spring bear hunt misinformation

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)











Summer, 2015  Spring black bear hunts – Fair Chase magazine (Boone & Crockett)

June. 2014 Toronto Star does in-depth feature on spring bear hunting with OFAH president Glenn Rivard

Feb 13, 2014  Open letter to the editor: spring bear hunt

Feb 25, 2014  Spring bear hunt to return

Nov 14, 2013  Ontario proposing a black bear management pilot in north

May 19, 2012  OFAH calls for spring hunt to better manage bears

Oct, 2007        Stop wasting Ontario’s bears

Dec 17, 2003  OFAH condemns government’s stance on bear issue

Nov 19, 2003  Serious MNR mistakes in nuisance bear report

Aug 20, 2002  Why the spring bear hunt must be reinstated

Sept 27, 2002  Training bear hounds and nuisance bears

Video perspectives on the spring bear hunt and black bears in Ontario

OFAH Senior Wildlife Biologist Mark Ryckman is interviewed on CHEX TV about the spring bear hunt

OFAH Senior Wildlife Biologist Mark Ryckman is part of a panel discussion about the spring bear hunt on TVO’s The Agenda