Ontario is proposing a new and improved Moose Management Program based on recommendations from our big game management committee. We encourage you to review the proposal and provide comments by September 26. https://ero.ontario.ca/notice/019-0405
Licences expire 31 December 2018? You can purchase on-line licences now. (1) go to website and create an account (2) log in and make your purchases. Click on “My Account” and log in using your outdoors card and the password Continue reading License expire soon?
The MNRF is proposing to establish a hunting season for double-crested cormorants, which would run from March 15 to December 31. In principle, the government is planning to use hunters as a tool to reduce cormorant populations and mitigate their Continue reading CORMORANTS
Did you know you can play a part in helping manage Ontario’s wild elk population? Report your elk sightings at: https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/ontario-elk-distribution
There are 12 different Chronic Wasting Disease monitoring depots open in #Ontario, including five close to the Ontario/Quebec border where a recent case of #CWD was discovered. If you’re harvesting deer in these areas, please participate in the program by Continue reading Chronic Wasting Disease monitoring depots open in Ontario,
Attention hunters and anglers! While we get the new Fish and Wildlife Licensing Service up and running, there will be a short period from November 19th to 25th, 2018, during which you won’t be able to buy Ontario fishing and Continue reading Licensing System Update
From July to October, ministry crews will be distributing vaccine baits by air and on the ground in southern Ontario. In rural areas, MNRF staff will be flying in a yellow Twin Otter airplane or yellow EC130 Helicopter at low altitude Continue reading Rabies Vaccine
Send in two premolars from your harvested black bear this spring! In return we will send you a Ontario Bear Hunter Crest and information about the age of your bear! See page 76 of the Ontario Hunting Regulations Summary for Continue reading Bear premolars
MNRF gave the attached presentation during the OFAH AGM and Wildlife Conference. We wanted to share this info with you because it will have an impact on you in one way or another. Please share this info with your fellow Continue reading Ontario’s New Licensing Service
The Canadian Wildlife Service is proposing changes to the migratory game bird hunting regulations for the next two hunting seasons (2018-2019 and 2019-2020). Read about the proposed changes: http://bit.ly/2E8Pcg0 and submit your comments to email@example.com by February 28, 2018.
Do you consider yourself a hunter that follows the rules and makes safety a #1 priority? Take the MNRF Hunter Safety Quiz to make sure you’re on top of your game. *Challenge: You need at least 75% to pass! http://m.sgizmoca.com/s3/8d1eda9d34f7 Continue reading MNRF Quiz
Attention hunters! You can earn a ‘Limited Edition 2017 Ontario 150 CWD Surveillance Program Crest’ by taking part in the annual testing for chronic wasting disease in deer. Scientists will be testing deer harvested in Wildlife Management Units 64A, 64B, Continue reading CWD Surveillance Program
Earlier this year, the federal government announced its intention to end the current amnesty period for expired PAL holders as of December 31, 2017. For more on how this impacts you, visit: http://bit.ly/2myqs8u
Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (similar to bluetongue) has been discovered in two dead deer near London, Ontario. More details will likely emerge in the coming days, but for now, we have set up a page with all of the relevant available Continue reading URGENT: Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in Deer