PikwÓkanagÓn moose harvest below target numbers
Eganville Leader ľ March 15, 2006
Lake -- The Algonquins of PikwÓkanagÓn First Nation Harvest Department reports
another successful harvest year.
As last year, the target numbers of allocated moose available to maintain
sustainable limits was not reached during the fall/winter moose harvest.
in co-operation with the Ministry of Natural Resources, and Algonquin Park
Wardens, the PikwÓkanagÓn Harvest Department distributed a total of 53 adult
moose tags for a total of 101 group applications of six members each.
The 53 allocated tags were for the harvest of adult moose inside and
outside Algonquin Park.
total of 42 moose were harvested during the three month harvest season for
No moose were harvested outside of the park. Inside the park 18 cows, 17
bulls, and seven calves were harvested.
These numbers are well within the sustainable limits for moose.
The harvest numbers for deer were low as well.
Only 30 deer of the target number of 175 were harvested by PikwÓkanagÓn
The harvest numbers are relatively low numbers when compared to the
provincial hunt which allocated a total of 13,679 Moose Gun Tags available for
the 2005 season.
success of the PikwÓkanagÓn
harvest is due to the co-operation of community members with the PikwÓkanagÓn
Conservation Officer, Dale Benoit-Zohr,
and the assigned field monitors.
The Field Monitors for this harvest were
Commanda, Valerie Smith, Melissa Pessendawatch, Joyce Levesque and Lois
Elaine Whiteduck provided the department with professional administrative
assistance and home base radio communications
throughout the harvest season.
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