Annual recognition of the important contributions of hunting, trapping and angling to Canadian economy, identity and culture.
Reminds Canadians that abundant fish and wildlife doesn't exist accidentally.
Prompts Canadians to join a conservation organization that works to conserve fish and wildlife, and protect these heritage activities.
OFAH staff to participate by wearing camouflage clothing to work on #camoday -- the Friday before National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day.
It's an official day set in law to respect and recognize hunting, trapping and fishing as part of Canada's national heritage.
The third Saturday in September every year -- Saturday September 16, 2017
All Canadians, particularly hunters, trappers, anglers and supporters.
All great fishing, hunting and trapping experiences are built upon the foundation of heritage connections, outdoor respect and responsibility. Staying true to our outdoor roots has always been the OFAH motivation to support a NATIONAL HUNTING, TRAPPING AND FISHING HERITAGE DAY.
On behalf of all OFAH members and supporters, Happy National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day.
Across Canada -- individuals participate by engaging in their own outdoor activities on this day and sharing their experiences. Share your stories and photos on social media. Tag us in your National Hunting Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day activities on Twitter and Facebook, using #heritageday and #camoday
The Friday before National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage day is Camo Day, where Canadians can wear any type of camouflage to work or school to promote awareness of the national day.
As a registered Canadian charity, every dollar goes to supporting Hunting, Fishing and Conservation in Ontario.