Registration for the Greater Snow Goose Fall Hunt at Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area

QUÉBEC, Feb. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Environment Canada wishes to inform waterfowl hunters that they can register for the random draw to hunt Greater Snow Geese, for next fall, at the Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area. Entry forms for the random draw must be received by our office no later than April 30, 2012, for the hunt that will take place between October 2 and 20, 2012.

Entry forms for the draw can be downloaded from the Environment Canada website at http://www.ec.gc.ca/nature, under the Highlights menu. Additional information can be obtained by calling 418-827-3776, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m, or by sending an email to chasse-hunt.captourmente@ec.gc.ca.

Registration fees are $8 and are non-refundable. Only one registration per person will be accepted. To increase the chance of winning the draw, hunters are encouraged to ensure that all members of their party have registered. The winning hunters will be contacted by telephone in mid-May in the order in which their names were drawn.

The Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area is located on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River, 50 km east of Québec City. It is part of the 54 National Wildlife Areas across Canada dedicated to conserving significant habitat for wildlife species, including species at risk.

SOURCE Environment Canada

For further information:

Adam Sweet
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of the Environment
819-997-1441

Media Relations
Environment Canada
819-934-8008


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