A Black BearTake caution during the black bears hunting season in the Kawartha Lakes region. There are many dump sites that attract black bears making them an easy target. It is illegal to hunt black bears within 400 m (437 yd.) of any waste disposal site, regardless of whether the land is Crown or private.
It is also illegal to shoot or interfere with black bears in their dens, or damage or destroy their dens.
|WMU||resident open season||* non-resident open season|
|Sept 4 to Nov 30||Sept 4 to Nov 30|
|60||Sept 1 to Nov 30||Sept 1 to Nov. 30|
* A Black Bear Hunting Licence Validation Certificate is required for non-residents.
Click here for licensing and more information about hunting a black bear in Ontario.