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Don’t Feed the Wildlife

From Government of Saskatchewan:    Released on January 19, 2017 Best Intentions May Cause More Harm Than Good Many parts of Saskatchewan have already seen nasty weather this winter, and it’s expected to return. Extreme cold, high wind chill values and snow storms make this season challenging for Saskatchewan residents. Severe winters often cause […]

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  From forests and fields to lakes and rivers, Saskatchewan has long boasted world-class hunting, fishing and trapping opportunities. On November 15, Saskatchewan residents and visitors across the province will celebrate Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Heritage Day. While many of us are aware of the importance that hunting, fishing and trapping played in Canada’s history, many […]

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Chronic Wasting Disease – How Hunters Can Help

To maintain the health of Saskatchewan’s wildlife population, the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation (SWF) is encouraging hunters to submit heads for Saskatchewan’s Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) testing this hunting season. CWD is a disease that affects the nervous system of deer, elk and moose, and while infected animals may appear healthy for more than a year […]

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Spike in Vehicle-Wildlife Collisions Causes Concern

October 12, 2016 SPIKE IN VEHICLE-WILDLIFE COLLISIONS CAUSES CONCERN For some unexplained reason, the number of vehicular collisions with wildlife has spiked sharply upward compared to last year, and this has the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation (SWF) concerned. “Harsh winter conditions are hard on our wildlife population,” says SWF Executive Director Darrell Crabbe. “Yet with recent […]

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New Siting Guidelines Strengthen Environmental Protection and Clarity for Future Wind Power Projects

Released on September 19, 2016 The Government of Saskatchewan has released new environmental siting guidelines for wind energy projects, designed to enhance environmental protection and provide more certainty to future wind energy developments. “This framework will allow SaskPower the flexibility to work with wind energy developers to meet its goal of achieving 50 per cent […]

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