Ottawa group wants Ontario to end snapping turtle hunt
Metro Ottawa

By Adam Kveton, Ottawa Metro News, January 16, 2017

They’re big, they bite and they’re at risk.

But you can still hunt them in Ontario.

A local group says that could spell the end for snapping turtles.And while the province is looking into restricting the hunt, local nature groups are hoping to do away with it entirely.

Local ecologist David Seburn who prepared the Ottawa Field-Naturalists’ Club’s submission to the environmental registry said the province’s interest in continuing the hunt is “not based on science.”

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