Changes to dates when hunting is permitted
at Kawartha Highlands Signature Site Park
will not be permitted in Kawartha Highlands Signature Site Park
from the Friday before Victoria Day to August 31.
The summer hunting ban is designed to minimize potential conflicts
with other park users.
is an important activity for people around the world and our Canadian
For many it is still an important method of food gathering.
For others, hunting is a recreational activity that provides an
opportunity to further friendships and family ties.
For most hunters it is also a chance to experience nature and relax
in the outdoors while making an important contribution to conservation.
and Wildlife Populations Legal hunting does not endanger wildlife
In fact it can play an important role in maintaining an abundant
population within the carrying capacity of its habitat.
Those species that are hunted are managed sustainably.
This management is based on sound science and long-term monitoring.
The pressures on our wildlife populations today include habitat
fragmentation and destruction, pollution, invasive species and unsustainable
The Importance of Hunting, Hunters contribute a great deal of time,
money, and effort to wildlife management.
Hunters are involved in a variety of volunteer programs that help
maintain and enhance wildlife and their habitat.
the money from hunter license fees contributes to monitoring and
The funds raised with the Waterfowl Stamp on the federal Migratory
Bird Hunting Permit support habitat protection programs that
benefit all wildlife that depend on wetlands.
wildlife habitat in Kawarhta Highlands Signature Site is important
to us in our park
All Guests and visitors are encouraged to show a strong stewardship
ethic, in order to protect the natural and cultural values of the