As the fall weather moves in, record breaking dry conditions are developing in several areas across the province. This increases the potential risk of fires starting from vehicle use, and the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation (SWF) and the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) are requesting … [Read more...] about SWF AND SSGA URGE HUNTERS TO STAY ON TRACK
June 6 2017 With vehicle repair costs constantly on the rise, The Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation (SWF) is reminding motorists that driving a little slower through deer country could potentially save them a good deal of money. Every year, more than 10,000 deer, moose and elk are hit and … [Read more...] about Save A Doe – Save Some Dough!
We have received a number of emails regarding the SWF’s position on Over the Counter (OTC) Archery Mule Deer tags in response to comments made by Ministry of Environment staff at the Wildlife Advisory Committee meeting yesterday. The SWF was unaware that any proposal regarding changes to the OTC … [Read more...] about OTC Archery Mule Deer Tags
From Government of Saskatchewan: http://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/news-and-media/2017/january/19/dont-feed-the-wildlife 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 … [Read more...] about Don’t Feed the Wildlife
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 … [Read more...] about CELEBRATING THE HUNTING, FISHING AND TRAPPING HERITAGE OF SASKATCHEWAN
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, … [Read more...] about Chronic Wasting Disease – How Hunters Can Help
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 … [Read more...] about Spike in Vehicle-Wildlife Collisions Causes Concern
HABISask stands for Hunting, Angling and Biodiversity Information of Saskatchewan. HABISask is an online mapping application, available on your desktop or cell phone, that brings together new information and existing applications to assist you in your recreational or project planning … [Read more...] about HABISask