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  • Ontario Parks Celebrates Top Summer Employees

    Ontario and Ontario Parks' partners are recognizing student employees for their excellent performance while working in provincial parks this year.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Rondeau Provincial Park to Host First Nation Deer Hunt

    Rondeau Provincial Park will be closed to the public November 14, 16, 19, 21 and 23, 2017 for a First Nation deer hunt. The hunt will begin one half-hour before sunrise and end one half-hour after sunset on all scheduled hunt dates.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Short Hills Provincial Park to Host First Nation Deer Hunt

    Short Hills Provincial Park will be closed to the public November 11 and 12, November 25 and 26 and December 4 and 5, 2017 for a First Nation traditional deer hunt. The hunt will begin one half-hour before sunrise and end one half-hour after sunset.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Collecting Data on Walleye Fishery

    Ontario, in partnership with Nipissing First Nation, will be conducting research and data collection on Lake Nipissing again this fall. Nets will be placed in the water during the month of October.  

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Restoring Woodlands in London Area

    Ontario is protecting plants, forests, streams and wetlands and restoring habitats for fish and wildlife in partnership with municipalities and organizations, including Reforest London.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Strengthening Emergency Services in Thunder Bay

    Ontario is strengthening emergency response services in Thunder Bay by opening an upgraded fire base to help keep Northern communities safe and support Ontario's forest fire response program.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Protecting the Environment and Fighting Climate Change

    Ontario is investing in programs to improve ecosystem health in urban and rural communities across the province in order to help fight climate change. These programs are part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and are funded by proceeds from the province's carbon market.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Continuing Fight Against Invasive Species

    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.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • 30 Minutes For 30 Days - Are You Up for the Challenge?

    Join the Ontario government and Ontario Parks this August for a challenge that will recharge your connection with nature while improving health and mental well-being.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • North Bay Conservation Officer Recognized for Excellence

    Tim Rochette, a provincial investigator with the Special Investigations Services Unit, has been named the Ontario Conservation Officer of the Year for 2017.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Sandbanks Provincial Park Receives International Eco-certification

    Outlet Beach at Sandbanks Provincial Park has received Blue Flag designation, an international eco-certification recognizing the beach as clean and accessible with great water quality, high safety standards and excellent shoreline and ecosystem protection.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Increased Fines for Starting a Forest Fire

    With forest fire season well underway in Ontario, the province has increased the maximum fines for individuals and corporations for starting forest fires. 

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Combating Rabies in Ontario Wildlife

    Ontario is continuing efforts to control and eradicate rabies from the province in response to recent cases of rabies in southern regions.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

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