Key Wildlife Management Zones Targeted For CWD Testing

Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment Released on September 9, 2020

The Ministry of Environment is once again encouraging hunters to submit the heads of deer, moose and elk harvested this hunting season for chronic wasting disease (CWD) testing.  CWD is a fatal, infectious central nervous system disease in cervids that has no known cure.

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Hunters Can Help Monitor The Spread Of CWD

September 18, 2018 – The Ministry of Environment is asking hunters to help monitor the spread and intensity of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in wild deer, elk, moose and caribou populations by submitting heads of harvested animals for disease testing, free of charge.

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Anglers Reminded to Remove Ice Fishing Shelters by March Deadline

As ice fishing season winds down, anglers are reminded that all fishing shelters south of Highway 16 must be removed by March 15 and shelters in areas north of Highway 16 must be removed by March 31. Read more about Anglers Reminded to Remove Ice Fishing Shelters by March Deadline

Chronic Wasting Disease Head Testing Available to Hunters Until January 8

Ministry of Environment News Release – December 20, 2017

Chronic wasting disease – a fatal, infectious central nervous system disease found in deer, elk, reindeer and moose – was confirmed in three new wildlife management zones in 2017. The newly-identified zones are 44, 39 and 3. Chronic wasting disease has now been confirmed in 32 of Saskatchewan’s 83 wildlife management zones. Read more about Chronic Wasting Disease Head Testing Available to Hunters Until January 8

Hall Lake Man Ordered to Pay More Than $41,000 for Starting Wildfires

Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment News Release – November 24, 2017

A Hall Lake man was recently sentenced in La Ronge provincial court for intentionally lighting several fires on the outskirts of his community. Read more about Hall Lake Man Ordered to Pay More Than $41,000 for Starting Wildfires