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.
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.
Lanark & District Fish & Game Conservation Club – Gordie Morrice
Grenville Fish & Game Conservation Club – Cyril Holmes – best wishes to Lynn Holmes
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.