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  • Annual Rabies Bait Drop To Begin

    The Ontario government is continuing to protect people and animals against rabies with an annual bait drop.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Invests in Invasive Species Centre

    SAULT STE. MARIE — The Ontario government is protecting the province from the harmful ecological, social and economic effects of invasive species by investing in management and prevention.   

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Ready to Respond to Wildland Fire Season

    TORONTO —The Ontario government has taken additional steps to protect people and property during the wildland fire season, including an increase in base funding for emergency forest firefighting by $30.2 million, and ensuring safety measures are in place to protect Ontario's highly trained fire rangers from COVID-19.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Protecting Forestry Jobs & Worker Safety During COVID-19

    The Ontario government is protecting people and jobs in northern, rural and Indigenous communities, while supporting long-term forest sustainability, by investing in protective measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 during the upcoming tree planting season.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • $11,600 in Fines for Illegal Migratory Bird Hunt

    The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry wants to remind migratory bird hunters that proper permits are required and that the rules regarding baiting and shot size are in place to protect the resource for future generations.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Seeking Public's Help with Discarded Deer Parts Investigation

    The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is looking for the public's help in locating the person or people responsible for discarding deer parts in the New Liskeard area.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Careless Hunting Violations Prove Costly for Two Ontario Men

    The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry would like to remind hunters that it is illegal and unsafe to discharge a firearm down, from or across public roads. Hunters are also reminded they must handle firearms with reasonable consideration for people and property.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Be Bear Wise and Prevent Bear Encounters

    The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) remind you to exercise caution as bears begin to come out of hibernation this spring.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Reducing Risk of Fire in the Province

    TORONTO — The Ontario government is taking action to protect people and communities from the risk of preventable human-caused fires and to ensure that the province's emergency response system remains strong during the COVID-19 outbreak.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Working to Protect People and Property

    MINDEN — The Ontario government is taking action to protect people and communities from the effects of flooding by reducing flood risk and helping Ontarians to be better prepared for flooding events.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Improving Moose Management Approach

    Today, John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, announced Ontario is taking action to improve the system for moose harvest management and ensure a sustainable moose population.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario and Saskatchewan take a hard line on wildlife trafficking

    A two-and-a-half-year joint investigation between the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNRF) and Forestry and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment has resulted in one Ontario resident and four Saskatchewan residents being convicted for unlawfully trafficking in wildlife.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

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