The hunting season is upon us and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry want to remind hunters that poaching is a crime.

Hunter safety is extremely important and as a hunter you have certain responsibilities such as:

  • Knowing the hunting rules and regulations
  • Knowing your target and beyond
  • Possessing the appropriate licenses

The consequences of poaching can be a fine, loss of hunting privileges and equipment such as firearm, boat or vehicle.

Leaving an animal to spoil is reckless and irresponsible.  As a community let’s help protect our precious wildlife.

If you know of anyone who has illegally shot, killed or left an animal to spoil call Crime Stoppers right now at 1-800-222-TIPS, use the internet at www.P3tips.com or download the P3 app.  You can also call the MNRF tip line @ 1-877-847-7667.

If your information leads to an arrest you could earn up to $2000 in cash.  You will remain anonymous and will not have to testify in court.

See something, hear something, do something.  Report a poacher to Crime Stoppers.

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