Key management wildlife zones targeted for CWD testing

The Ministry of Environment – in partnership with the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation (SWF) – is encouraging hunters to submit the heads of all deer, moose, elk and caribou 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. Continue reading “Key management wildlife zones targeted for CWD testing”

Forest ministers meet in northern Saskatchewan

Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial forest ministers gathered this week at Elk Ridge, in the heart of Saskatchewan’s boreal forest, for their annual meeting to discuss challenges and opportunities facing Canada’s forest sector.

The August 12-14 meeting was hosted by Saskatchewan Environment Minister Dustin Duncan, current Chair of Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM). Continue reading “Forest ministers meet in northern Saskatchewan”