Forests, Fish and Wildlife
Itís never too late to get started feeding winter birds around your home or property. For tips, ideas and suggestions on how to attract birds to your feeder and keep them healthy throughout the winter season, visit:
Over the last few years, many Island farmers have planted trees to create hedgerows along fields and wind breaks around their homes and buildings to reduce heating costs and noise. The Shelterbelt/Buffer Zone planting program is accepting applications for the 2014 planting season.
White Nose Syndrome is a deadly fungal infection that has devastated bat populations in much of eastern North America. Learn more about White Nose Syndrome on PEI and how you can help.
The Island's ice fishing season opens on January 1, 2014. Winter ice fishing is restricted to Glenfinnan and OíKeefeís Lakes. Anglers should retain their angling license and their Wildlife Conservation License. For more information, consult the 2013 Angling Summary.
Coyotes were first identified on P.E.I. in the early 1980s and since then they have have becomes established across the Island. In most cases, they cause little harm but sometimes they can present problems for people, livestock and pets. The 2003 Coyote Policy was developed to help people to deal effectively with problem animals.