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09/15/2017
Dry Conditions a Concern This Hunting Season.

On going tinder dry conditions have spurred numerous fire bans across the the province. A recent grass fire near Glentworth and northern wildfires reinforces the need for diligence by people living, working or enjoying recreational activities across Saskatchewan during these dry conditions. Now with hunting season underway, hunters are reminded to take extra precautions: Carry a fire extinguisher, shovel or other tools in your vehicle.; Walk whenever possible; Avoid unnecessary vehicle idling; Mufflers and other parts can get hot enough to start a fire; Keep your vehicle out of tall grass- stick to roads and trails; When setting up your camp, pick an area free of tall grass; Always be aware of current conditions in advance of any hunting trips, as conditions may continue to get drier in the province. Hunters are also reminded to get landowner permission accessing private land.

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