Posts Tagged ‘invasive species’

NOSM and IISD Experimental Lakes Area Announce Research Collaboration

NOSM and IISD Experimental Lakes Area Announce Research Collaboration

Partnership to focus on aquatic biosystems, environmental health Environmental research programs at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) have taken a leap forward with the establishment of a research collaboration agreement that will see [Read more]

Invasive Species Legislation Receives Royal Assent

Invasive Species Legislation Receives Royal Assent

Ontario is taking further action to protect communities from the significant social, economic and ecological impacts of invasive species by passing the Invasive Species Act. November 3rd, the Act received Royal Assent, following its passage in the Legislature on October 21, 2015. This legislation [Read more]

Lake Surveys Help Manage Fisheries in the Northeast

Lake Surveys Help Manage Fisheries in the Northeast

Fisheries crews from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will be on Ontario’s lakes this summer monitoring fish populations, taking water samples, and checking for invasive species. If you’re on a lake that is being monitored and see buoys showing the Ontario logo, please don’t [Read more]

Fighting Invasive Species in Ontario (+Videos)

Fighting Invasive Species in Ontario (+Videos)

Province Proposing New Legislation to Take Action Against Invasive Species Ontario is taking strong action to address the social, ecological and economic threats that invasive species pose to our natural environment. The Invasive Species Act, to be introduced today, would support the prevention, [Read more]

Illegal Bait Fish Operation Leads to $1,500 Fine

Illegal Bait Fish Operation Leads to $1,500 Fine

HEARST, ON – Two Hearst men have been fined a total of $1,500 for operating an illegal commercial baitfish operation. Remi-Serge Gosselin and Roger Neron were found guilty of operating an illegal commercial baitfish operation and fined $750 each. Court heard that on August 21, 2013, a [Read more]

NDP MPP VANTHOF MISLEADS NORTHERNERS ON MNR TRANSFORMATION

NDP MPP VANTHOF MISLEADS NORTHERNERS ON MNR TRANSFORMATION

From: David Orazietti, M.P.P.  Sault Ste. Marie Conveniently Forgets his NDP Government Hacked $107 million from MNR SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – In a recent media release, NDP MPP John Vanthof, of Timiskaming-Cochrane, misleadingly claimed* that MNR’s internal reorganization will hurt Northern [Read more]

Northeastern Ontario Lake Surveys Will Help Manage Fisheries

Northeastern Ontario Lake Surveys Will Help Manage Fisheries

Fisheries crews from the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) will be on Ontario’s lakes this summer monitoring fish populations, taking water samples, and checking for invasive species.If you’re on a lake that is being monitored and see MNR buoys, please don’t lift the nets or buoys, and [Read more]

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