Posts Tagged ‘Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’

Future of Species at Risk Policy a Question of Credibility

Future of Species at Risk Policy a Question of Credibility

Ontario Forestry Coalition Says Fact-Based Arguments Should Trump Emotional Rhetoric KAPUSKASING, ON – A coalition of municipal leaders, chambers of commerce, unions, and the forest sector are raising alarm bells that draft provincial species at risk policy will jeopardize jobs in northern and [Read more]

Ontario Continuing Fight Against Invasive Species

Ontario Continuing Fight Against Invasive Species

Province Working With Partners to Create Awareness of Invasive Species and Protect the Environment Ontario continues to combat invasive plants and animals in order to protect the environment and allow people across the province to continue to enjoy rivers, lakes, parks and other green spaces. [Read more]

MNRF Three-Day Enforcement Blitz On Lake Nipigon

MNRF Three-Day Enforcement Blitz On Lake Nipigon

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry laid 14 charges and issued 8 warnings during a three-day enforcement blitz on Lake Nipigon, Ontario. From June 19 to 21, 2017, conservation officers from Nipigon enforcement unit checked 106 resident and non-resident anglers. Officers checked for [Read more]

American Fined for Costs of Northern Ontario Forest Fire Supression

American Fined for Costs of Northern Ontario Forest Fire Supression

$4,027 Fine and Costs of Forest Fire Suppression A Minnesota man has been fined and ordered to pay forest fire suppression costs under the Forest Fires Prevention Act. Timothy Brown of St. Paul was fined $500 for starting a fire without a permit. He was also ordered to pay $3,527 for the cost of [Read more]

$2,000 in Fines for Fishing Offences

$2,000 in Fines for Fishing Offences

Two United States residents have been fined a total of $2,000 for fishing offences. Steven Cody of Hudson, Wisconsin, and James Kerr of Boston, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty and were each fined $1,000 for having an over-limit of walleye. Court heard that on August 23, 2016, Ministry of Natural [Read more]

Ministry Seeks Public’s Help in Case of Abandoned Nets in Lake Superior

Ministry Seeks Public’s Help in Case of Abandoned Nets in Lake Superior

On January 19, 2017, conservation officers with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry responded to a report of gill nets set in the vicinity of the Montreal River in Lake Superior. Officers located and removed gill nets which contained hundreds of rotting walleye, whitefish, lake trout, [Read more]

Ontario Celebrates Second Annual Christmas Tree Day

Ontario Celebrates Second Annual Christmas Tree Day

Province Encouraging People to Support Local Tree Farms This Christmas Ontario is celebrating the first anniversary of its official Christmas Tree Day and the hardworking farmers that help people across the province deck the halls with local trees and greenery each year. December 2, Minister of [Read more]

Province Supporting Local Business and Economic Growth

Province Supporting Local Business and Economic Growth

Ontario is helping to create and maintain over 100 good jobs and boost economic growth in Eganville by supporting the expansion of a local sawmill. This support will help fast-growing local mill Lavern Heideman & Sons Ltd. to grow its business and increase efficiency by modernizing its [Read more]

Greenstone Man Found Dead – Foul Play Not Suspected

Greenstone Man Found Dead – Foul Play Not Suspected

PAGWA, ON – On September 15, 2016, at approximately 12:08 a.m., the James Bay Detachments Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was advised of a missing male in the Village of Pagwa, Ontario. The OPP North East Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), the OPP North East Region Canine, the OPP Helicopter, [Read more]

Greenstone OPP Respond to Nuisance Bear Calls

Greenstone OPP Respond to Nuisance Bear Calls

  GREENSTONE, ON – Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in partnership with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) and the Municipality of Greenstone are making efforts to trap bears that have been a nuisance in the town area.  Greenstone OPP, along [Read more]

MNRF Stewardship Youth Rangers’ Successful Summer!

MNRF Stewardship Youth Rangers’ Successful Summer!

In Fort Frances, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s (MNRF) Stewardship Youth Rangers (SYR) are wrapping up another successful summer! The program promotes rangers’ environmental education and, in turn, the rangers’ projects have a positive impact on their environment. The 2016 [Read more]

2 Canine Services Unit Members Retiring Today

2 Canine Services Unit Members Retiring Today

Two service dogs from the Canine Services Unit of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) are retiring today, after eight years of dedicated public service to Ontarians. Tanner, 10 and Cinder, 9 will be spend their retirement years with their handlers. The dogs were trained as [Read more]

What To Do If You Find A Sick, Injured Or Abandoned Wild Animal

What To Do If You Find A Sick, Injured Or Abandoned Wild Animal

If you see what you think may be a sick, injured or abandoned animal, don’t remove it from its natural habitat. It may not need assistance and you could do more harm trying to help. Determining if Wildlife is abandoned Some species leave their offspring alone temporarily, especially during the [Read more]

Ontario and Anishinabek Nation Renew Commitments on Natural Resource Management

Ontario and Anishinabek Nation Renew Commitments on Natural Resource Management

Ontario Strengthens Relationship with Anishinabek Nation The Anishinabek Nation and Ontario are continuing to work together to strengthen collaboration on natural resource management. Today at a meeting, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Bill Mauro and Anishinabek Grand Council Chief [Read more]

$2,000 in Fines for Crown Land Offences

$2,000 in Fines for Crown Land Offences

Patrick Sanders was found guilty in a trial in absentia and was fined $1,500 and $500 for exceeding the limit of 21 days allowed for camping on Crown land and for dumping garbage on Crown land respectively.An Atikokan man has been fined a total of $2,000 for Crown land offences under the Public [Read more]

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