Meeting Minutes

Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters – Zone F

Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters – Zone F Membership Meeting

August 30, 2018 – Held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 244; Perth, ON

Light lunch provided

6:33 pm – Chairman Ed Giffin opened the meeting leading the group with the Conservation Pledge;

Introductions & affiliations followed.

Chair’s report delivered by Chairman Ed; moved by Wayne Stephenson / Wayne Manion – accepted.

Secretary / Treasurer’s Report – Bob Emery; moved by John Palmer / Wayne S – accepted; no correspondence.

Committee Reports:

Head Office Director’s Report – Wendell Crosbie

Big Game Advisory Report – Wendell C

Firearms & Recreational Shooting Report – Ed G; Brian McRrae expanded on it.

Land Use & Access Trails – Bob E

Fisheries Advisory Committee – Merrill Elliott

OFAH Indigenous Relations Advisory Committee – Ed G

Eastern Ontario Deer Advisory Committee – President Kerry Coleman

Mazinaw / Lanark Forest – Hans von Rosen – no meetings; therefore no report

Bancroft & District Fish & Wildlife Committee – Ed G

Lanark County Stewardship Council – Wendell C

Moved to accept all reports as delivered, and discussed by Cyril Holmes / Tom Brownell – accepted.

Eastern Ontario Youth Hunt Collaborative – Elizabeth Holmes

Brokerlink Presentation – Jordan Mather, Chris Deadman, Andrew Spano – excellent overview of their coverages available. These gentlemen let us know BLink offers members a 12% discount on automobiles; and a 10% discount on homes.

Club Reports:

Lanark & District Fish & Game Conservation Club – Gordie Morrice

Grenville Fish & Game Conservation Club – Cyril Holmes – best wishes to Lynn Holmes

Club reports approval – Don Pajot / John P – accepted.

Resolutions and By-Laws – Wendell C – none to report

Requests For Funding

RFF 18-06 Cornwall Lunker Club – Mark Kaddie – shoreline / spawning bed clean up $500. Glenn / Merrill E – approved.

RFF 18- 07 Wings Bait & Tackle – John Sideris – Kids Fish Derby – $500 plus Frisbees.

Approved by Executive previously.

RFF 18-08 Vocal Ottawa – Lesley Flemming – Educational materials about Lyme Disease

Wayne M / Cyril H – approved.

RFF 18-09 Delta Water Fowl – 10 Junior OFAH memberships $417.50 Plus hats & pens.

Donn MacMillan / Len Dickinson – approved.

RFF 18-10 SCI Wilderness School Wyoming – sponsorship of one candidate; Sarah Sproule. This amount to be determined in Cdn$ – $900 AM. Tom Brownell / Hans von Rosen – approved.

RFF 18-11 Malcom Ardoch Landowners Association – request funds to eradicate Eurasian Milfoil .

$750 Phil Duncan – Tom B – NOT APPROVED. Bob E sent email informing of other resources available.

RFF 18-12 Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation – Dan Cooper – Motts Mills Wetland Restoration. $5,000. John P / Kerry Coleman. – approved conditional that project goes forward. Bob E sent email describing conditions of approval of funding to Dan Cooper.

RFF 18-13 OFAH – Zone J – West Nile Virus study on Wild Turkey and Ruffed Grouse. $250.

Bob E / Wayne M. approved.

A number of door prizes drawn; Guest speaker thank you(s) presented.

9:53 pm – Motion to adjourn Tom B / Wayne S – approved.