Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a highly infectious disease that is fatal to deer, moose, elk and caribou. It is present in elk and deer of game farms in Saskatchewan and Alberta (and many US States), and is now present in wild populations of deer, moose and elk in those provinces (and also in … [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.
Many of you may know that Manitoba Sustainable Development is currently meeting with Indigenous commu-nities on a number of topics, including a new model of wildlife management termed “Shared Management”. The concept of Shared Management could be a big departure from how wildlife is currently … [Read more...]
From Sustainable Development: The Manitoba government created three short preference surveys to gather information from anglers and hunters. The information obtained will help inform future fish and wildlife management decisions. The surveys were available online for anyone to fill out and hard … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]