The Anishinabek/Ontario Fisheries Resource Centre hosted a Walleye Ooga Symposium at the Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Centre on November 23 - 24, 2016.
A total of 22 participants were in attendance including representatives from Aundeck Omni Kaning, Wikwemikong, Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point, Thessalon First Nation, Sheguiandah First Nation, Wahnapitae First Nation, Whitefish River First Nation, Beausoleil First Nation, Sagamok Anishnawbek, Magnetawan First Nation, Red Rock Indian Band, and Garden River First Nation.
Topics covered included the biology of walleye, results of case studies, and discussions on conservation, treaty rights, and the political nature of the walleye species, to name a few.
All participants expressed that the Walleye Ooga Symsposium was a successful event and the information will be useful in their work.
Stay tuned for information about A/OFRC's upcoming Invasive Species Symposium!