In late 2017, the provincial government in Manitoba signalled the intent of developing a new approach to managing wildlife. The new approach, they have termed “Shared Management”, is a shift away from top-down development of regulation and management actions, towards a significant increase in input … [Read more...]
Welcome to the New Home for Information Pertaining to the MWF’s Campaign to End Spotlighting
The MWF is dedicated to putting an end to spotlighting and is urging Manitobans to come forward with their spotlighting stories and to register their concerns regarding spotlighting in their communities. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to share your story and concerns now! Please use the headline “NightWatch” in the subject of your email.
The Manitoba government has enacted measures to protect wild elk and deer from disease. By law, hunters must submit biological samples (head, upper neck and lungs) of elk and deer taken in certain Game Hunting Areas to Manitoba Sustainable Development. Samples are checked for any signs of … [Read more...]
From the department of Sustainable Development Press Release: The Manitoba government has launched a trio of surveys to gather input from hunters and fishers in Manitoba that will help shape and inform sustainable management of the province’s natural resources, Sustainable Development Minister … [Read more...]
Stay up to date on Chronic Wasting Disease in the media. Here you will find media involving the Manitoba Wildlife Federation and Chronic Wasting Disease. December 21, 2017 - Director for the Alliance for Public Wildlife, Darrel Rowledge was interviewed on CBC's The Current regarding Chronic … [Read more...]
The Manitoba Wildlife Federation has issued a press release calling for action and announcing a Public Forum on the topic of Chronic Wasting Disease. “The possibility that thousands of CWD-infected animals are being consumed unknowingly by hunter families every year is cause for great concern,” … [Read more...]