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Ministry Of Natural Resources Looking To Identify Those Responsible For Shooting Three Moose Out Of Season In Algonquin Provincial Park

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry (NDMNRF) is asking the for the public’s help with identifying the individual(s) who shot and killed three moose out of season in Algonquin Provincial Park.

The ministry believes that sometime between December 26, 2021 and January 4, 2022  a bull, cow, and calf moose were all shot and killed in the Upper Redstone Lake area of Eyre Township in Algonquin Provincial Park. The calf was removed whole, whereas the cow and bull were quartered leaving approximately 30 percent to spoil. It is believed those responsible had local knowledge of the area and transported the moose exiting the park travelling south on Kingscote Road.

It is important to note that open moose season within Eyre Township in Wildlife Management Unit 54 was from October 18, 2021 to October 24, 2021.

If you have any information that will assist Conservation Officers in their investigation, please call the ministry TIPS line toll free at 1-877-847-7667 or contact your local ministry office. Or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

 

Conservation Officers remind everyone that by respecting seasons, sanctuaries, bag and possession limits, we all help ensure our natural resources stay healthy. To report a natural resource problem or provide information about an unsolved case, members of the public can call the ministry TIPS line toll free at 1-877-847-7667. You can also call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS. For more information about unsolved cases, please visit ontario.ca/mnrftips.

 

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Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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