The OFAH is calling on the next generation. Are you, or someone you know, looking for a volunteer opportunity to get involved at the grassroots level of conservation? Here’s your chance. Today, we are proud to launch the OFAH NXT-GEN program, created to Continue reading The OFAH is calling on the next generation.
Moose poop needed for nutrition study by Jeff Helsdon | May 27, 2021 A Nipissing University researcher has put a call out for moose scat samples for a graduate student project that will compare the nutritional chemistry of moose forage in Continue reading Moose poop needed for nutrition study
Explaining the science behind the FMZ 20 bass season expansion by Luigi De Rose | May 19, 2021 Editor’s Note: The proposed changes to the bass seasons in FMZ 20 are being implemented this year. Click here and here for more information. Science and public Continue reading Explaining the science behind the FMZ 20 bass season expansion
Tick season in full swing by Editorial Staff | May 26, 2021 With the arrival of summer-like weather, the province is reminding everyone to take precautions to prevent tick bites and reduce the risk of Lyme disease. The potentially serious infection Continue reading Tick season in full swing
Province hiring 25 Conservation Officers by Editorial Staff | May 4, 2021 The province is recruiting 25 new Conservation Officers (COs). The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry announced the move on Monday, May 3, fulfilling an election promise made by Continue reading Province hiring 25 Conservation Officers
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Residents of Perth South, we STILL need your help… The OFAH recently made a presentation to the Township of Perth South in support of a resolution to permit Sunday gun hunting. The presentation was well-received, and we thank everyone who Continue reading Update on Perth South Sunday gun hunting
The OFAH is seeking your assistance to persuade the Township of Perth South to pass a resolution to permit Sunday gun hunting. We have submitted a request to give a delegation in support of Sunday gun hunting at next week’s Continue reading Residents of Perth South, WE NEED YOUR HELP…
2021 Executive for OFAH President – Dan Elliott 1st Vice President – Rick Moore 2nd Vice President – Gerry Giesler Treasurer – Stephen Huntley Past President – Rob Hare Past President – Kerry Coleman Please join us in congratulating and wishing them Continue reading CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!
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Giant Hogweed Giant Hogweed Background Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is a perennial plant and a member of the carrot family. It is a garden ornamental from southwest Asia that is naturalizing in North America and becoming more common in Continue reading GIANT HOGWEED
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: “Just a friendly reminder to hikers, 4x4er’s and fellow outdoorsmen, if you come across hounds in the back country wearing GPS Collars and the lights are actively blinking green please do not remove them from the area thinking you Continue reading Shared from a fellow houndsman
Extra extra, read all about it! The new Ontario Hunting Regulations Summary is now available online. Hard copies have been mailed out to distributors and are expected to be available early next week. Check it out at: https://files.ontario.ca/books/mnrf-2021-hunting-regulations-summary-en-2021-04-01-v2.pdf
Ontario Parks will be offering free weekday day use visits Monday to Thursday from May 1 to September 2, 2021. 🌳🌿🐿 https://www.ontarioparks.com/seasonalpermits
Photographers needed! Hamilton’s Biodiversity Action Plan is being developed, and Hamilton Naturalists’ Club needs photos of local flora and fauna. All images will be credited and can be sent to Jen at firstname.lastname@example.org. We also always love photos to share Continue reading Photographers NEEDED!
UPDATE: On April 8, 2021, Ontario entered into a third provincial emergency under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA) to curb the rising number of COVID-19 cases. This lockdown is similar to the previous provincial emergencies; the government Continue reading 3rd Lockdown info on hunting & fishing
Assessing Ontario’s wild turkey population