SaskTip releases rural crime of the month

Dec 12, 2022 | 2:32pm

SaskTip has released its rural crime of the month. SaskTip communication co-ordinator and Conservation officer Cody Osbourne says Regina conservation officers found a wounded mule deer in late November about 7 kilometers southeast of Craven. He says the violator shot from the road, and the animal was left to die. Osbourne says the animal was […]

Sask hunters reminded to drop off animal heads for chronic wasting disease testing

Dec 1, 2022 | 2:08pm

  Hunters in Saskatchewan are being reminded to drop off their animal heads for chronic wasting disease testing. Testing is free and available for deer, elk, moose and caribou from any zone in the province, but the priority is along the boreal fringe and the eastern border. Chronic Wasting disease is a fatal and infectious […]

Sask RM’s push for steps to control mule deer numbers

Mar 21, 2022 | 11:38am

  Saskatchewan rural municipalities are asking the province to take steps to reduce the wild deer population. President Ray Orb says there are huge herds of deer and elk in some areas, causing a lot of damage to farmers hay land and hay stacks. He says it is a particular concern, especially following last year’s […]

Sask. man who killed multiple deer pleads guilty to wildlife offences

Jun 28, 2021 | 9:44am

A man from the Star City area has pleaded guilty to numerous wildlife offences and has been fined $15,000. Sixty-seven-year-old Ivan Beuker faced those charges in Melfort provincial court after he illegally hunted multiple deer on his rural property west of Star City. In a government release on Monday morning, the Ministry of Environment says […]