I just recently returned from my annual deer hunt in the southwest region of the province. It is an event that our family and friends look forward to all year. We bond as a group, we sit in the woods alone and meditate and sometimes, when we’re lucky, we get a deer and secure our winter’s supply of … [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 slaughter of big game and livestock by night hunters in western Manitoba isn’t abating despite triple the number of illegal hunting charges compared with previous years. Two more purebred cattle were shot and killed on farms north of Virden Monday and Tuesday night, allegedly by night hunters. … [Read more...]
WINNIPEG, MB: Even before the recent night hunting tragedy at Sioux Valley First Nation, the Manitoba Wildlife Federation (MWF) had been receiving reports this might be one of the worst Fall seasons yet for spotlighting in Manitoba. “Many MWF members are cattle producers, living where there are … [Read more...]
Sustainable Big Game Populations and Safety for All Manitobans Executive Summary Big game hunting in Manitoba is in crisis. Populations of moose, elk and caribou are under siege, and to make matters worse, the safety of big game hunters and rural Manitobans is at risk. The Manitoba Wildlife … [Read more...]
A 10-year battle over a decoy moose shot in the Cape Breton Highlands ended last Wednesday, as far as the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia is concerned. The court ruled that notwithstanding aboriginal rights to hunt for food and ceremonial purposes, the government is justified in limiting aboriginal … [Read more...]