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Make Boating A Sober Experience

Posted on July 30, 2013.

The Ontario Conservation Officers Association (OCOA) is joining with the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) to promote “Operation Dry Water”. Alcohol is a factor in nearly 40% of boating incidents – and what many people do not understand is that many factors such as sun, wind, and the rocking motion of the boat can greatly increase the effects of alcohol while on the water.

“Our members, working as Ontario Conservation Officers, spend thousands of hours each year on the water enforcing fishing regulations, while also ensuring the safety of both recreational anglers and boaters in the Province of Ontario”, says OCOA President Joe McCambridge. “While conducting these patrols, it is not uncommon to encounter boaters that have been consuming alcohol. Please leave the alcohol on shore when you head out in your boat for a day of fishing.” advises McCambridge. Instead, get in the habit of wearing your life jacket, enjoy your day on the water – and wait until you get home safely to enjoy an alcoholic beverage.

Ontario is fortunate to have unlimited boating opportunities – Operation Dry Water hopes to raise public awareness and increase public safety by reducing drinking and boating. Please enjoy your summer on the water responsibly.

For more information regarding boating safety, visit the CSBC website at www.csbc.ca, the OCOA website at www.ocoa.ca, or contact your local Conservation Officer.

For more information contact:

Joe McCambridge
President
Ontario Conservation Officers Association
(613) 732-2242
jmccambridge@ocoa.ca

Ian M. Gibson
Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC)
(905) 719-5152

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Four Simple Tips Will Save Your Life If You Go Boating This Spring

Posted on May 16, 2013.

The Ontario Conservation Officers Association (OCOA) wants to take this opportunity to join with the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) to encourage everyone to think boating safety this spring. Ontario Conservation Officers will be patrolling Ontario’s waterways to both enforce fisheries regulations and to help ensure the safety of recreational boaters and anglers.

Tragically, drowning claims the lives of boaters in Ontario every spring – and almost all of those deaths are preventable by following these four key pieces of advice:

  1. Be Prepared – Both You and Your Vessel
  2. Don’t Drink & Boat
  3. Wear a Lifejacket
  4. Be Aware of the Danger of Cold Water Immersion

“Our members always follow these rules when on patrol.” says OCOA President Joe McCambridge. “I encourage anyone who goes on the water this May long weekend to take a few minutes to consider their safety before heading out.”

A quick check of your boat’s safety equipment will ensure that everything is there if you need it. Prepare yourself for the trip – check the weather and water conditions and plan your trip accordingly. Leave the alcoholic drinks on shore – drinking in a boat is not only illegal in most cases in Ontario, it contributes to unnecessary deaths each year. Make sure you have one approved lifejacket or personal flotation device for each person in your boat – and WEAR your lifejacket. Even the smallest of mistakes when boating early in the season can be fatal – prepare yourself to survive if you do end up in the water.

“North American Safe Boating Awareness Week runs May 18 – 24 this year, and is a perfect time to put safety first when planning your fishing trip”, says McCambridge. “We hope that everyone enjoys a successful start to the summer fishing season – but that more importantly everyone returns home safely.”

For more information on boating safety, visit the CSBC website at www.csbc.ca, or contact your local Conservation Officer.

For more information contact:

Joe McCambridge
President
Ontario Conservation Officers Association
(613) 732-2242
jmccambridge@ocoa.ca

Ian M. Gibson
Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC)
(905) 719-5152

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Ontario Spring Wild Turkey Season Opening Soon

Posted on April 22, 2013.

OFAH and OCOA promote a safe, responsible hunt

The last week of April is what tens of thousands of outdoor enthusiasts have been waiting for: the traditional start of wild turkey hunting in much of southern Ontario. This year the season opens Thursday, April 25 and runs until Friday, May 31, including Sundays in those municipalities that support Sunday gun hunting. The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) and the Ontario Conservation Officers Association (OCOA) commend everyone who will take to the field in celebration of our outdoor heritage, but remind all hunters to put safety first, and respect private property.

“Licensed hunters across southern Ontario will be in the field for the next five weeks, hoping to harvest a wild turkey for the table. A large percentage of us will be hunting on private property, through the generosity of a landowner. It is important that we take time before the season starts to make clear arrangements with them, and after the hunt, to thank them for the privilege of using their land,” said OFAH Executive Director, Angelo Lombardo. “In addition to this, it’s extremely important to remember that if successful, it is mandatory to report the bird by no later than noon the day after it’s harvested by calling 1-800-288-1155. The OFAH supports mandatory reporting as it provides wildlife managers with important information about populations, which help determine turkey hunting opportunities.”

“Trespassing is one of many complaints our officers respond to every season. We urge hunters to ensure they know the boundaries when hunting on private property and that they always obtain permission before entering,” said OCOA President, Joe McCambridge. “It’s also important to remember that it’s illegal to hunt within 400 meters of where bait has been deposited and that wild turkey hunting ends at 7:00 pm each day.”
Anyone with information about a natural resources or public safety related concerns is encouraged to call the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources violation reporting line at 1-877-TIPS-MNR (847-7667), contact their local CO directly, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

For more information about natural resources regulations and enforcement, visit www.ocoa.ca, or contact your local Conservation Officer. To view the Ontario 2013 Hunting Regulations Summary, visit www.ontario.ca/hunting.
With over 100,000 members, subscribers and supporters, and 710 member clubs, the OFAH is the largest nonprofit, charitable, fishing, hunting and conservation-based organization in Ontario, and the voice of anglers and hunters. Visit www.ofah.org for more information.

Media Contacts:

Joe McCambridge
President
Ontario Conservation Officers Association
(613) 732-2242
jmccambridge@ocoa.ca

Shannon Gutoskie
OFAH Manager of Communications
705-748-6324 ext 270
shannon_gutoskie@ofah.org

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OFAH and OCOA promote a safe and responsible hunting season

Posted on September 28, 2012.

The month of September paves the way for an exciting time of year. For Ontario hunters, fall signals the beginning of big game hunting opportunities in the province. Together, the Ontario Conservation Officers Association (OCOA) and the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) want to wish all Ontario hunters a safe and enjoyable season.

“In this day and age people lead busy lives, so finding time to get out and enjoy the outdoors is imperative. The OFAH is pleased that a growing number of municipalities in southern Ontario realize this and are allowing for Sunday gun hunting opportunities,” said OFAH Executive Director Angelo Lombardo. “As Canadians, hunting is part of our cultural fabric, and hunters understand the future of it is in their hands. That’s why obeying all laws is the responsibility of every hunter. Responsible hunters are properly licensed, always ask permission to hunt on private land and obey no trespassing signs, ensure their game seal is properly attached to their harvest, and have profound respect for the wildlife they pursue.”

OCOA President Joe McCambridge, a Pembroke Conservation Officer, agrees. “We know that the new licencing system will create some challenges as hunters adapt to the changes. But the basic requirements for hunters remain the same: make sure you have the correct licence for the species you are hunting, read the licencing material BEFORE you head out to hunt, and correctly follow the instructions regarding properly attaching the game seal to a harvested animal. We wish all hunters a safe and enjoyable season.”

Anyone who observes illegal or unsafe hunting activity is asked to help C.O.’s protect our natural resources and ensure public safety by calling the M.N.R.’s violation reporting line at 1-877-TIPS-MNR (847-7677), or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

For more information about natural resources regulations and enforcement, please visit the O.C.O.A. website at http://www.ocoa.ca or contact your local Conservation Officer.
With over 100,000 members, supporters and subscribers, and 675 member clubs, the OFAH is the largest non-profit conservation based organization in Ontario. For more information, visit www.ofah.org and stay connected with Facebook and Twitter.

Media Contacts:

Joe McCambridge
President
Ontario Conservation Officers Association
(613) 732-2242
jmccambridge@ocoa.ca

Shannon Gutoskie
OFAH Manager of Communications
705-748-6324 ext 270
shannon_gutoskie@ofah.org

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New Executive To Serve Associate Members

Posted on September 1, 2012.

The Ontario Conservation Officers Association is pleased to introduce its new executive members for the 2012-2014 term.

Elections were held during the association’s annual general meeting held in Ottawa from August 16-18, 2012. The role of the executive is to manage the affairs of the association. The new executive begins their term September 1, 2012.

Outgoing president Mike Duncan would like to extend his thanks to the public and members alike for their support during his term as president.

The following is a list of executive members and their contact information:

President – Joe McCambridge – jmccambridge@ocoa.ca
Vice President – Tim Rochette – trochette@ocoa.ca
Treasurer – Randy Pepper – rpepper@ocoa.ca
Secretary – Dave Beavers – dbeavers@ocoa.ca
Past President – Mike Duncan – mduncan@ocoa.ca

For more information contact:

Mike Duncan
President
Ontario Conservation Officers Association
(705) 749-2689
mduncan@ocoa.ca

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Ontario Conservation Officer of the Year 2012

Posted on August 27, 2012.

Peterborough – The Ontario Conservation Officers Association (OCOA) is pleased to announce that Dave Beavers was presented with a number of awards as the 2012 Conservation Officer of the Year.  The presentations were at the annual OCOA convention held in Ottawa this past weekend.  Dave works for the Aylmer Enforcement Unit.

Dave was presented with the OCOA Officer of the Year award at the banquet on Saturday night, August 18th.  “Dave is an outstanding officer and a great motivator. He has dedicated his career to protecting our valuable resources as well as being a champion for officer safety.” said OCOA President, Mike Duncan.

Dave Beavers has been a Conservation Officer for 30 years.  Some of the highlights of his career include:

  • Dave was the “first” MNR officer to attend the Ontario Provincial Police Basic Marine Training Course in 1988. It was through Dave’s professionalism on this course which helped pave the way for future officers to attend and foster the current MNR/OPP partnership of today;
  • Dave’s expertise and experience in investigating night hunting occurrences has been recognized and called upon numerous times, he has been requested to assist and lead in many projects throughout his career;
  • Dave led a major investigation into the illegal sale of Ontario Hunting Licences resulting in approximately 20 charges involving at least three known licence issuers;
  • Dave led a yearlong investigation for a major over harvest/production quota of Aggregate material. He was a key component in suggesting alternative sentencing measures that was viewed as an effective deterrent
  • Dave been actively involved in community outreach through Crime Stoppers and numerous Fishing and Outdoor shows.

During his acceptance of the award, Dave said, “I am humbled by this award and want to thank the many great officers I have had the pleasure to work with throughout my 30 years.”

Dave was also presented with the MNR Officer of the Year award by Natural Resources Minister, Michael Gravelle.  “This is an award given to you by your peers, and it is easy to see how much your peers respect you by this reception they have given you here tonight,” said Minister Gravelle.  Also in attendance was Lois Deacon, Director of the MNR Enforcement Branch.

The other nominees for the Officer of the Year, 2012 were:

Mark Bailie, and
Mitch Phinney

These officers were also recognized during the convention.

Dave was nominated for the award by several of his peers.  The selection was done by a committee comprised of both OCOA and MNR members.

In addition, Dave also received the Shikar-Safari Club International Wildlife Officer of the Year Award.

For more information contact:

Mike Duncan
President
Ontario Conservation Officers Association
(705) 749-2689
mduncan@ocoa.ca

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Toronto Boys and Girls Club Enjoy a Trip to Northern Ontario

Posted on July 29, 2012.

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From July 16th to 20th, 2012, Horwood Lake Lodge hosted the annual Kids and Wardens Fishing Adventure. This marks the sixth straight year the Ontario Conservation Officers Association (OCOA) has worked with the lodge to provide a trip of a lifetime to members of a Boys and Girls Club from a large urban centre in Southern Ontario. Joe and Sharon Richter, owners of Horwood Lake Lodge near Timmins (www.horwoodlakelodge.com), opened up the lodge for the week and provided the cabins, boats and motors free of charge to the visiting group.

“I learned how to fish” and “I had so much fun I wanted to stay forever” are just a few of the many comments made by the children attending the camp.

This year the club chosen to attend the fishing trip was the Jane and Finch Boys and Girls Club from Toronto. Nineteen kids and four counsellors boarded the bus in Toronto for the long drive up to Horwood Lake Lodge located approximately 100 km west of Timmins. Along the route they were joined by 10 members of the OCOA who would act as fishing guides and mentors for the trip.

“This project started with a couple of our members discussing the possibility of hosting an event like this”, says OCOA President Mike Duncan, “Through lots of hard work from many of our members and the generous support from all our sponsors this dream has turned into a reality for six straight years and hopefully many more to come.”

One councillor attending with the kids told officers, “this was an experience of a lifetime for the kids and it would be a trip that they would remember forever”.

Thanks to all the generous sponsors each child was presented with a care package upon arriving at the lodge. Each package consisted of a fishing rod and reel, tackle box loaded with tackle, sleeping bag, t-shirt, rain gear and an assortment of other outdoor gear they would require for the trip. Everything presented to the kids was theirs to take home at the end of the event.

In addition to learning how to fish the group was also introduced to a variety of other new experiences, including: an introduction to what Conservation Officers do on a daily basis, survival skills taught by an Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) Conservation Officer, canoe training provided by an MNR Park Warden, a demonstration from a Conservation Officer and his canine partner and a visit from the MNR Fire Ranger Crew which included a demonstration of the different types of equipment utilized to control forest fires and even a visit from Smokey the Bear.

“Our goal is to introduce the kids to an outdoor experience that they would not have a chance to be exposed to without this project”, says Duncan. “These kids will hopefully continue to enjoy our natural resources for years to come and being able to introduce them to fishing at a top notch fishery where fishing success is almost guaranteed helps to make a positive experience for all involved.”

A huge thanks to all our sponsors:

Ontario Public Service Employees Union: Locals: 635 North Bay, 319 Parry Sound, 313 Barrie, 455 Belleville, 362 Peterborough, 434 Kemptville, 447 Pembroke, 224 Owen Sound, Horwood Lake Lodge, Jane and Finch Boys and Girls Club, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (Enforcement Branch and Fire program), Bass Pro Shops, Ontario Out of Doors Magazine, Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, Greyhound Canada, Dave and Melissa Ferris, Ducks Unlimited Canada, WalMart, District 12, Mark’s Work Wearhouse, Big Mike’s Tackle Emporium, McDonald’s Restaurant, Orillia Fish and Game Conservation Club, Pickering Rod and Gun Club, Resources Integrated Ltd., Merrilu Brown, Donna Covey (Ottawa), SAIL (Vaughan), Albert’s Sports and Workwear (Timmins), Dumoulin Fishing Tackle (Timmins), 101 Enterprises (Porcupine), Pro Tackle Co. (Schumacher), Big Bear Camp (Timmins), White Birch Outpost (Timmins), Dr. Fuzy (Corbeil).

For a complete history of this event, please visit the Events area at www.ocoa.ca.

For more information contact:

Mike Duncan
President
Ontario Conservation Officers Association
(705) 749-2689
mduncan@ocoa.ca

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Boys and Girls Club Enjoy Ontario Fishing at its Finest

Posted on August 1, 2011.

From July 18th to 22nd, Horwood Lake Lodge hosted the 2011 Kids and Wardens Fishing Adventure. This marks the fifth straight year the Ontario Conservation Officers Association (www.ocoa.ca) has worked with the lodge to provide a trip of a lifetime to members of a Boys and Girls Club from a large urban centre in Southern Ontario. Joe and Sharon Richter, owners of Horwood Lake Lodge near Timmins (www.horwoodlakelodge.com), opened up the lodge for the week and provide the cabins, boats and motors free of charge to the visiting group.

“This is amazing, I can’t believe that I’m here, it’s so quiet and beautiful” and “I just caught my first fish ever” are just a few of the many comments made by the children attending the camp.

This year the club chosen to attend the fishing trip was the St. Alban’s Boys and Girls Club from Toronto. Eighteen kids and four counsellors boarded the bus in Toronto for the long drive up to Horwood Lake Lodge located approximately 100 km west of Timmins. Along the route they were joined by 10 members of the Ontario Conservation Officers Association who would act as fishing guides and fish cleaners for the trip.

“Our association members are passionate about the outdoors and they enjoy sharing this passion with the kids”, says OCOA President Mike Duncan, “Even though the trip is for the kids I know some of our members will volunteer a year in advance to make sure they have a spot reserved for the event. It’s something we all look forward to being involved with.”

One councillor attending with the kids told officers, “for every one time a child mentioned iPods or about missing home, they said 100 times that they wanted to stay and enjoy the outdoors”.

Thanks to all the generous sponsors each child was presented with a care package upon arriving at the lodge. Each package consisted of a fishing rod and reel, tackle box loaded with tackle, sleeping bag, t-shirt, rain gear and an assortment of other outdoor gear they would require for the trip. Everything presented to the kids was theirs to take home at the end of the event.

In addition to learning how to fish the group was also introduced to a variety of other new experiences, including: survival skills taught by an MNR Conservation Officer, a visit from the MNR Fire Ranger Crew which included demonstration of the different type of equipment utilized to control forest fires, an exciting display by an MNR water bomber and even a visit from Smokey the Bear, an introduction to what Conservation Officers do on a daily basis and a demonstration by a MNR Conservation Officer and his canine partner, as well as receiving canoe training provided by staff from Missinaibi Headwaters Outfitters.

“Our goal is to introduce the kids to an outdoor experience that they would not have a chance to be exposed to without this project”, says Duncan. “Hopefully they have gained a healthy respect for our natural resources and a love for the outdoors that they will continue to enjoy in the future.”

A huge thanks to all our sponsors:

  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union: Head Office, Locals: 635 North Bay, 703 Sioux Lookout , 319 Parry Sound, 313 Barrie, 455 Belleville, 362 Peterborough, 434 Kemptville, Sudbury, 447 Pembroke, 224 Owen Sound
  • Horwood Lake Lodge
  • St. Alban’s Boys and Girls Club
  • Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
  • Bass Pro Shops
  • Ontario Out of Doors Magazine
  • Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters
  • Greyhound Canada
  • Canpar
  • Missinaibi Headwaters Outfitters
  • Donna Covey, Ottawa
  • Corey Cole
  • Dave and Melissa Ferris
  • WalMart, New Liskeard
  • McDonald’s Restaurant,Sudbury
  • Albert’s Sports and Workwear, Timmins
  • Dumoulin Fishing Tackle, Timmins
  • 101 Enterprises, Porcupine
  • Pro Tackle Co., Schumacher
  • Big Bear Camp, Timmins
  • White Birch Outpost, Timmins
  • Sure Catch Baits
  • Dr. Fuzy, Corbeil
  • Orillia Fish and Game Conservation Club
  • Pickering Rod and Gun Club
  • Ecotrex, North Bay
  • Orillia Presbyterian Church
  • Resources Integrated Ltd.
  • Chapleau Trappers Association

For a complete history of this event, please visit the Events area at www.ocoa.ca.

For more information contact:

Mike Duncan
President
Ontario Conservation Officers Association
(705) 749-2689
president17@ocoa.ca

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Niagara Kids Experience The Ultimate Outdoors Adventure

Posted on September 5, 2010.

For the fourth consecutive year, the Ontario Conservation Officers Association (www.ocoa.ca) has worked with Joe Richter, owner of Horwood Lake Lodge near Timmins (www.horwoodlakelodge.com) to provide twenty inner-city kids from southern Ontario with an experience they will never forget.

The Kids and Wardens Fishing Adventure brought OCOA members – all of whom are either active or retired Conservation Officers, together with children from the Boys and Girls Club of Niagara (www.boysandgirlsclubniagara.org) for a week of fishing, exploring, and learning in the northern Ontario wilderness.

The kids were treated to the free use of the cabins, boats, and motors – all donated by Joe Richter. Generous support from many other sponsors ensured that everyone had all the gear they needed – fishing tackle, sleeping bags, rainsuits, and personal supplies – not only to use on this trip, but to take home to create their own adventures.

“Providing opportunities like this to our youth is one of the mandates of the OCOA”, said President Mike Duncan. “By exposing these young people to the wonders of our outdoors, we hope to instil a sense of ownership of and responsibility for natural resources that will carry on into their adult lives.”

While at the lodge, the youngsters learned about many aspects of the outdoors, including: survival skills taught by an MNR Conservation Officer, forest fire control demonstrated by an MNR Fire Ranger Crew – which included a spectacular display by a waterbomber, natural resources law enforcement explained by an MNR Conservation Officer and his canine partner, and canoeing skills taught by staff from Missinaibi Headwaters Outfitters.

But it wasn’t all work, work, work! OCOA members acted as fishing guides, making sure that everyone had a chance to catch their share of walleye and contribute to the fish fry on the final evening. Of course we released a lot of walleye as well, ensuring that there will be fish for next year’s kids too!

“We are thrilled that so many supporters came together to make this trip a reality”, says Duncan. “This event continues to provide the opportunity for these kids to experience what our members take for granted – the enjoyment of Ontario’s natural resources.”

Our sponsors:

Ontario Public Service Employees Union: Head Office, Locals: 635 North Bay, 703 Sioux Lookout , 319 Parry Sound, 313 Barrie, 455 Belleville, 362 Peterborough, 434 Kemptville, Sudbury, 447 Pembroke, Boys and Girls Club of Niagara, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Bass Pro Shops, Ontario Out of Doors Magazine, Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, Greyhound Canada, Donna Covey, Celine Richardson, Corey Cole, Dave and Melissa Ferris, WalMart – North Bay and New Liskeard, McDonald’s Restaurant – Chelmsford, Albert’s Sports and Workwear – Timmins, Dumoulin Fishing Tackle – Timmins, 101 Enterprises – Porcupine, Dr. Fuzy – Corbeil, Norcam Surveillance Products – Matheson, Odyssey Fluid Power – Callander, Orillia Fish and Game Conservation Club, Pickering Rod and Gun Club, 2010 MNR Level 1 Law Enforcement Class, Ecotrex – North Bay

For more information contact:
Mike Duncan
President
Ontario Conservation Officers Association
(705) 749-2689
president17@ocoa.ca

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OCOA Provides Hamilton Kids With Trip of a Lifetime

Posted on August 6, 2009.

“This is the greatest trip I’ve ever been on!” and “I think this is the best day I’ve ever had!”. It is comments like these from big city kids who have just experienced the wonders of the great outdoors that made the third annual Kids and Wardens Fishing Adventure a resounding success.

From July 21 to 24, nineteen members of the Boys and Girls Club of Hamilton had the chance to experience a trip to a northern Ontario fishing lodge – and it was all free! Thanks to the amazing generosity of Horwood Lake Lodge owner Joe Richter – who donated the use of lodge, cabins, boats and motors – these youngsters spent their days fishing for walleye and their evenings telling fish stories around the campfire.

In between fishing trips, they were taught wilderness survival skills, tried their hand at forest fire fighting (or at least had a great water fight!) with a Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) fire crew, saw a demonstration by an MNR canine unit, and learned canoeing skills from Missinaibi Headwaters Outfitters.

The highlight of the trip for many was simply enjoying the great outdoors by exploring islands and waterfalls, picking blueberries, and yes catching fish for a fish fry – all the while being guided by OCOA members, including both active and retired officers.

“The officers were amazed by these youngsters”, says OCOA President Dan VanExan. “Many of them began the week shy and overwhelmed by the whole event, and by Friday were best friends with the officers they met.”

The OCOA would like to thank the following sponsors, whose support ensured that this was indeed the trip of a lifetime, and that each child returned home with all the outdoor gear they used on the trip – fishing rods and reels, tackle boxes full of tackle, sleeping bags, and rain suits.

Our sponsors:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Bass Pro Shops, Ontario Out of Doors Magazine, Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, WalMart – North Bay, McDonald’s Restaurant – Chelmsford, Big Bear Lodge – Horwood Lake, Johnson Outdoors Canada, Dents Camera Centre – North Bay, Dr. Fuzy – Corbeil, Tim Neidenbach & Barbi Baker, Canadian Tire- St. Thomas, First Student Canada (Business) – Hamilton, Graphix Works – St. Catherines, Norcam Surveillance Products – Matheson.

“Providing opportunities like this to our youth is one of the mandates of the OCOA”, said President Dan VanExan. “By exposing these young people to the wonders of our outdoors, we hope to instil a sense of ownership of and responsibility for natural resources that will carry on into their adult lives.”

For more information contact:

Dan VanExan
President
Ontario Conservation Officers Association
(613) 478-6132
president17@ocoa.ca

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