Ontario Improving Moose Management and Hunting Allocations

November 23, 2018

By: The Working Forest Staff

Ontario’s Government for the People is working to make the moose draw fairer, more accessible and simpler for hunters by updating its approach to managing moose.

Over the next two years, the government intends to work with an advisory committee, which will review how tag quotas are developed, how hunters apply for tags and the current allocation process. Advice on the current tag draw system will be a first-order priority for the committee.

“We appreciate the feedback and perspectives shared by hunters and stakeholders, and I encourage them to continue contributing to the discussion on moose management approaches,” said John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry.

The review will examine ways of improving service while helping to maintain healthy moose populations and sustainable hunting for years to come.

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