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June, 2018 NEWSLETTER OntORA Sudbury District Group Erect Another Highway Sign: Thursday May24th, a group of OntORA supporters got together to erect a third OntORA billboard sign in the Sudbury area. Our first billboard sign was put up just north of Cartier, followed by a second sign placed on the eastbound side of Hwy 17 [...]

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*NEWS BULLETIN* April 2018

*NEWS BULLETIN* 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING This year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) and executive board elections will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Canadian Motor Hotel, downstairs, located at 410 Pim Street, Sault Ste Marie. All members are welcomed and encouraged to take an active part in making OntORA the instrument that [...]

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By The Canadian Press Governments everywhere say they use science to manage wildlife, but newly published research questions whether they actually do. “We were surprised by the overall pattern,” said Kyle Artelle, lead author of a paper published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances. “We certainly weren’t expecting it to be such a low score.” [...]

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MPP Jeff Yurek Introduces the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Special Purpose Account Transparency Act, 2018 Queen’s Park— Yesterday, Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek introduced his Private Member’s Bill, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Special Purpose Account Transparency Act, 2018. The proposed legislation would strengthen spending requirements surrounding the Ministry of Natural Resources [...]

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The Canadian Wildlife Service is proposing a fee increase to the Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit and Conservation Stamp needed to hunt any listed migratory bird. According to the Environment and Climate Change Canada Public Consultation Document, the increase is being proposed to “help support greater habitat conservation efforts and cost recovery for the program.” [...]

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Island Snowmobile trails in peril from increased ATV use By Tom Sasvari – February 23, 2018 GORE BAY—Anyone operating an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on a registered snowmobile trail can be charged under the Trespass to Property Act and fined and can face not only a fine, but a more severe penalty including a criminal record [...]

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Re: “Don’t spread fear about wolves,” Feb 14. I would like to thank Hannah Barron and the Earthroots organization for their perspective on the Algonquin Wolf and the concern of trappers in general. Currently, the Algonquin wolf in only identified at the genetic level. For a wolf to be called an Algonquin Wolf, there needs [...]

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Erik White journalist Erik White is a CBC journalist based in Sudbury, Ont. He covers a wide range of stories about northern Ontario. Connect with him on Twitter @erikjwhite. Send story ideas to erik.white@cbc.ca Related Stories Why Algonquin Park’s public wolf howls are on hiatus Not enough ‘adequate science’ behind changing Ontario wolf, coyote hunt [...]

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Central Ontario Moose Survey Highlights

Central Ontario Moose Survey Highlights In 2017, the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) undertook a survey of moose management in Central Ontario (WMU’s 41, 42 & 47) through its Insights online medium which allows feedback from many members and non-members alike. In this particular survey, 80% of respondents were members. We commend the [...]

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MNRF CONSERVATION OFFICERS TRESPASSING

SPECIAL EDITION – FALL 2017 MNRF CONSERVATION OFFICERS TRESPASSING ON POSTED PRIVATE PROPERTY WITH NO REASONABLE INDICATIONS OF ANY INFRACTIONS Imagine for a moment that you own 125 beautiful acres of prime forested land in a rural, peaceful and secluded area. The perimeter of this land is prominently posted as private property, no trespassing, and [...]

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