Hikers should make note of two deer harvests taking place on or near the Bruce Trail this winter.
1) Dundas Valley Conservation Area (Hamilton)
Closure of west section of the Dundas Valley Conservation Area for the 2013 Haudenosaunee deer harvest. [Note: The areas of closure do not encompass areas that the Bruce Trail runs through.]
Nov. 18 - Dec. 12, 2013 (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays)
for area in shown Schedule A map below
Jan. 7 - 17, 2014 (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays)
for area shown in Schedule B map below
For details, see Media Release from the Hamilton Conservation Authority >>
2) Short Hills Provincial Park (St. Catharines)
Closure of Park, including Bruce Trail.
Nov. 21 - 24, 2013 inclusive
Nov. 28 - Dec. 1, 2013 inclusive.
During the harvest, the park will be closed, access points will be monitored, and public entry will be prohibited.
For details, see Media Release from Ontario Parks / MNR >>