Caring for Land

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources finalize elk management program

Under the guidance of Ontario's Elk Management Plan, and consistent with Ontario's Cervid Ecological Framework, the province is implementing a comprehensive management program to support healthy and self-sustaining elk populations. This comprehensive elk management program will provide a range of benefits for Ontarians, including the first modern day elk hunt in the province, tools for managing human-elk conflicts and guidelines to supporting sustainable management now and into the future.

As part of implementing this program the following components of the elk management program have been finalized.