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Jun 25, 2019, 12:20 ET Woodland and Mountain Caribou Strategy - Minister Pierre Dufour met Concerned Communities From the Cree Nation

QUÉBEC CITY, June 25, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks and Minister Responsible for the Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region and the Nord-du-Québec Region, Pierre Dufour, met...


May 15, 2019, 10:35 ET Chronic wasting disease (CWD) - Hunters are asked to cooperate in follow-up actions to prevent the establishment of the disease

QUÉBEC CITY, May 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) is continuing its action to prevent chronic wasting disease (CWD) from becoming established in the...


Dec 13, 2018, 14:03 ET Population monitoring: Leaf River migratory caribou herd

QUÉBEC CITY, Dec. 13, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) has released updated population information on the Leaf River migratory caribou herd. As of...


Aug 29, 2018, 09:56 ET Minganie RCM - MFFP tour to distribute timber harvesting permits

SEPT-ÎLES, QC, Aug. 29, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) would like to inform the Minganie RCM population that it will be touring area municipalities between...


Aug 07, 2018, 11:33 ET Raccoon Rabies Prevention - Wild Animal Vaccination Operation in the Eastern Townships, Montérégie and Montreal Area Parks

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 7, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Beginning on August 10, 2018, the Québec Government will launch an operation to spread vaccine baits in Montérégie and the metropolitan area, to maintain and...


Apr 17, 2018, 14:03 ET Symposium on the Vulnerabilities of the Québec's Arctic Territory in the Context of Climate Change

QUÉBEC, April 17, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - University and Ouranos consortium researchers along with specialists and representatives from the Québec Government, the Kativik Regional Government and the...


Mar 29, 2018, 14:40 ET Weh-Sees Indohoun Special Zone - The MFFP confirms the abolition of the Weh-Sees Indohoun Special Zone

CHIBOUGAMAU, QC, March 29, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) is announcing the official abolition effective April 1, 2018 of the Weh-Sees Indohoun (WSI)...


Mar 22, 2018, 16:03 ET Moose hunting - New rule for non-resident hunters

QUÉBEC CITY, March 22, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Beginning this year, moose hunters who are not Québec residents will be required to use the services of an outfitting operation, wildlife sanctuary or...


Mar 05, 2018, 08:00 ET The Outaouais region - Public consultation on forestry activities

GATINEAU, QC, March 5, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - From February 26 to March 23, 2018, the Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) invites the public to express its opinion on the forestry...


Oct 05, 2017, 10:00 ET Prevention of Raccoon Rabies - Study of vaccine coverage among raccoons in Montérégie

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 5, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - After dropping and spreading nearly 550,000 raccoon rabies vaccine bait capsules in August and September of this year, the Québec Government will carry out a...


Aug 15, 2017, 10:00 ET Raccoon Rabies Prevention - Wild animal vaccination operation in the Eastern Townships, Montérégie and Montreal area parks

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Beginning on August 19, the Québec Government will launch an operation to spread vaccine baits in Montérégie, the Eastern Townships and the Greater Montreal...


Jun 20, 2017, 15:31 ET Raccoon Rabies Prevention - The Québec Government continues its monitoring and control activities in the Eastern Townships and Montérégie

QUÉBEC CITY, June 20, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Québec Government would like to inform the population that it is continuing raccoon rabies prevention operations in the Eastern Townships and Montérégie, ...


Mar 01, 2017, 12:58 ET Asian carps - The presence of grass carp in the St. Lawrence River is confirmed

QUÉBEC CITY, March 1, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs confirms the presence in the St. Lawrence River of grass carp, one of four species of Asian carps. Through ...


Aug 31, 2016, 08:31 ET George River Caribou - Aerial herd inventory results

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 31, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - In July 2016, biologists from the Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs, in collaboration with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's...


Aug 18, 2016, 09:32 ET Raccoon Rabies Prevention - Wild Animal Vaccination in Estrie and Montérégie, and in Parks in the Montreal Region

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 18, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Starting on August 20, the Québec Government will launch an operation to spread vaccine baits in Montérégie, Estrie and the Greater Montreal area, with the...


Apr 14, 2016, 15:00 ET Raccoon Rabies Prevention in Québec - Vaccine Operation in Montérégie and the Eastern Townships from April 19 to 28, 2016

QUÉBEC CITY, April 14, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) would like to inform the population that this year's first raccoon rabies control operation will...


Mar 04, 2016, 14:00 ET Québec forest industry - Minister Lessard signals his concerns over the renewal of the softwood lumber agreement to his federal colleague

QUÉBEC CITY, March 4, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks, Laurent Lessard, had an opportunity yesterday to speak to the federal Minister of International Trade, Chrystia...


Mar 01, 2016, 11:12 ET Atlantic salmon - Minister Laurent Lessard announces the Atlantic salmon management plan for 2016-2026

QUÉBEC CITY, March 1, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks, Laurent Lessard, announces the implementation of the Atlantic salmon management plan for 2016-2026. "The lasts...


Feb 23, 2016, 15:20 ET Minister Lessard draws attention to Quebec's leadership role in protecting large tracts of the boreal forest

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 23, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurent Lessard, Québec's Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks, took advantage of the debate on forestry operations in the boreal forest to draw attention ...


Feb 04, 2016, 14:00 ET Migratory caribou - Rivière George herd - Results from monitoring of the Rivière George herd by authorities in Québec and Newfoundland and Labrador

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 4, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs du Québec (MFFP), working with the Newfoundland and Labrador's Department of Environment and Conservation,...


Aug 17, 2015, 06:00 ET Fight against raccoon rabies - Vaccination of wild animals in the Estrie and Montérégie regions and parks in the Montréal region

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 17, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Starting on August 17, the Québec government will launch an operation to distribute vaccine baits in the Montérégie, Estrie and Montréal regions, in order to ...


Jun 01, 2015, 14:44 ET Northern Québec Region - Non-renewal of licences for the Puunik Camp (Safari Nordik) Ltd. outfitting operation

QUÉBEC CITY, June 1, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) informs the general public that, as of April 1, 2015, it has refused to renew the outfitting...


May 29, 2015, 18:00 ET Snake and Turtle Mortality - Seeking the public's cooperation

MONTREAL, May 29, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks is seeking the cooperation of citizens of the Outaouais and the Laurentians to report the presence of dead snakes and ...


Feb 06, 2015, 13:00 ET Migratory caribou hunting in Northern Québec - Hunting measures for the 2015-2016 season

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 6, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurent Lessard, Québec's Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks, has announced the migratory caribou sport hunting measures that will apply in Northern...