It's 'monitored' by OMNR
, but there's little authority or policing going on.
Winter severity was equated to SDI values using the following classification: <590 = mild; 591 to 760 = moderate; >760 = severe (OMNR
1997, Warren et al.
There is opportunity in Ontario for utilization of its substantial amount of forest residues, industrial capacity, infrastructure, and expertise to support sustainable growth and create prosperity in northern and rural economies (OMNR
While we do not have a measure of anthropogenic disturbance over time, the growing human population, increased use of ATVs, and increased human access to remote areas (OMNR
, 1985; Abraham et al., 2011; Statistics Canada, 2011) suggest heightened disturbance in SHB, especially in the West and Centre, where motorized travel is facilitated by raised beach ridges and winter roads between the communities of Peawanuck and Fort Severn in Ontario and Shamattawa in Manitoba.
First, the OMNR
made major improvements to nurseries and planting stock.
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Energy (OMNR
and OMOEE), 1993.
The change brings New York in sync with regulations set forth by OMNR
. Since angler success rates for muskellunge fishing increases in late fall, the season change will expand trophy muskellunge angling opportunities.
For example, the Lake Superior Provincial Park Management Plan (OMNR
1995) states that non-native plant species will be removed if they conflict with the representational values for which the park has been established.
As of January 2000, eight cases of raccoon rabies have been found in Ontario (RC Rosatte, OMNR
, personal communication, 2000).
"Ecologists have told us time and again that we have a very limited understanding of how the Great Lakes ecosystem works, and that we tinker at our peril." He cites an OMNR
document to substantiate his concerns.
Mark Ridgway of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (OMNR
) has carried out his ground-breaking bass research on the effects of angling for nesting male smallmouth bass, and where Dr.
Field work was conducted at the Wildlife Research Station in Algonquin Park where the OMNR
staff was of great help.