85th OFAH Fish and Wildlife Conference A HUGE Success

The 85th Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters Annual Conference

The Mississauga’s  Delta Meadowvale Conference Centre was the host location for the 8th year.

Over 400 OFAH members attended this yearly event.

Top guest speakers included Tim Hudak, Leader of the PC Party of Ontario, Andrea Horwarth Leader of the NDP of Ontario and Joe Dickson Parliamentary Assistant to the Ministry of Natural Resources.

OFAH Conference Workshops seminar speakers included David O”Toole Deputy Minister of Natural Resources.

Matt Demille, Manager of Fish & Wildlife Services/Fisheries Biologist – Research into Ontario’s freshwater fisheries. Water level all time low.

Rob Southwick – President of Southwick Associaties – They developed the Angler & Hunter Surveys.

Tim Danson, Solicitor Recht & Voudouris –  Native Land Claim concerns and facts. Williams Treaty how it affects Ontario.

Eric Boysen Directory Biodiversity Branch & Renewable Energy Program. – Crown Land Management & Wind Turbines.

John Winters Retired Algonquin Park Superintendent, – Algonquin Land  Claim update on proposed of 117, 500 acres.

Darrel Rowledge President Alliance for Public Wildlife – Public Policy of Chronic Wasting Diseases across Canada.

 

Awards for Ontario’s TOP conservationists.

East Elgin S.S. were winners of the OFAH Leadership Program Award
East Elgin S.S. were winners of the OFAH Leadership Program Award

 

 

 

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