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  • Unlawful trapping costs Havelock-area men $3,000

    The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry wants to remind trappers that use of illegal traps and baiting practices can cause unintended injury to some animals.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Shooting from a Vehicle and Other Offences Get Oshawa Man $5,000 in Fines

    The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry wants to remind hunters that unsafe practices like shooting on or across a road and having loaded firearms in vehicles pose a serious threat to the public and other hunters.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Allowing Deer Meat to Spoil Costs Hunter $5,300 and Licence Suspension

    Conservation officers with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry want to remind hunters that allowing game meat to spoil after an animal has been hunted is illegal and can result in significant fines and hunting licence suspensions.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • New Proposal to Protect Ontario's Waters and Fisheries

    The Ontario government is taking steps to protect the province's lakes and rivers from the threat of invasive species and fish diseases while keeping the baitfish industry open for business.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Annual Aerial Rabies Bait Drop

    The Government of Ontario continues its efforts to keep Ontarians safe from rabies in the province with its annual aerial bait drop. From August to October, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will distribute rabies vaccine baits for wildlife by aircraft in rural areas and by hand in urban areas throughout Southern, Southwest and Eastern Ontario.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Investing in Eastern Ontario Forestry Jobs

    EGANVILLE - Today, John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, visited Lavern Heideman & Sons as part of National Forest Week to see how the province's investment is helping create more local jobs and increase overall production.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Supporting Growing Communities

    BARRIE— The Ontario government is supporting growth of the province's communities by proposing to improve the way aggregate resources are managed, ensuring a fair and balanced approach.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Entering Restricted Fire Zone costs man $2,500

    The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry wants to remind everyone that restricted fire zones and travel restrictions are put in place to protect the public and the Fire Rangers working on a forest fire.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Annual Aerial Rabies Bait Drop

    The Government of Ontario continues its efforts to keep Ontarians safe from rabies in the province with its annual aerial bait drop. From August to October, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will distribute rabies vaccine baits for wildlife by aircraft in rural areas and by hand in urban areas throughout Southern, Southwest and Eastern Ontario.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Celebrating Ontario's Conservation Officer of the Year

    Conservation officer Marco Grigio has been named the Ontario Conservation Officer of the Year for 2019. Officer Grigio, a resident of Thunder Bay, has served the people of Ontario for more than 25 years.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Annual Aerial Rabies Bait Drop

    The Government of Ontario continues its efforts to keep Ontarians safe from rabies in the province with its annual aerial bait drop. From August to October, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will distribute rabies vaccine baits for wildlife by aircraft in rural areas and by hand in urban areas throughout Southern, Southwest and Eastern Ontario.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

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