With the decline of hunter numbers over the years, a common complaint among hunters is that the government folks managing game populations are too often not hunters themselves. Well, that’s not the case here in Manitoba with our provincial Big Game Manager, Ken Rebizant. Ken grew up in the Komarno … [Read more...]
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Hunting season is right around the corner and for veterans of the pastime, it brings an almost uncontrollable feeling of excitement. But for those who would love to give hunting a try but have never awaited the arrived of that first flock of Canadas or held their breath as a buck walks out onto a … [Read more...]
There was a time when being a hunter meant I didn’t share my love of the outdoors for fear of harsh criticism from strangers. I distinctly remember an incident that happened more than a decade ago. The conversation started off friendly enough. The woman beside me on the flight to Toronto was … [Read more...]
Each Spring, MWF receives dozens of phone calls from concerned individuals asking about how to deal with “orphaned” baby rabbits, fawn, etc. Many of these young wild animals are unnecessarily picked up by people and turned into Natural Resource Officers or wildlife rehabilitators for treatment and … [Read more...]