Parks & Recreation

Hunting Permit Application


The controlled waterfowl hunting program runs at Binbrook Conservation Area annually in the fall, beginning mid-October. Hunting is permitted every Saturday morning until 12 p.m. noon.

Binbrook will be CLOSED to Day-Use access Saturday mornings during the hunting program.
Day use will open to the public as of 12:00 pm (Noon) on Saturdays.

Fall 2024 operating hours:

  • Monday – Friday, Sunday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (no entry after 5:30 pm daily)
  • Saturdays: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm (no entry after 5:30 pm daily)

Reserve Hunting




The application below must be completed to obtain a permit to hunt in the identified Conservation Areas of the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority. It is valid for the calendar year of the approved application.

Hunters must have all appropriate and valid hunting licences and permits (Federal, Provincial and municipal). Your Outdoors Card MUST be valid until December 31st of the year you are applying for. If it is not, you will not be able to complete this form.

All hunters must submit a Harvest Report Form for the previous NPCA permitted year (unless this is your first year applying for a permit). If you have not yet done so, you can provide the information in this application.

For 2023 a $45.00 administrative fee payment applies.

Fishing and Hunting Licenses are Required

  • An NPCA permit is required to hunt on all designated NPCA lands. Please complete the online application, or visit us at the main office.
  • All provincial regulations, seasonal restrictions, and conservation area rules must be followed.
  • Permission for the Binbrook Conservation Area is obtained at the site through daily hunting blind fee. All hunters must have valid hunting licences and a NPCA hunting permit on their possession. The NPCA Vehicle Dash Permit must also be visible. All hunting must be conducted in accordance with provincial and federal hunting regulations.

For further information on these or any of our other Conservation Areas, please contact us by email or phone 905-788-3135 ext. 330

Please Note the Conservation Area Policies

  • Portable deer hunting stands permitted only. No spikes, nails or other material which damage trees
  • No cutting, destruction, and/or removal of vegetation in Conservation Areas
  • No ATV or recreational vehicles permitted within a Conservation Area
  • Boats with electric motors or paddle only on Conservation Area waters
  • No fires permitted. NOTE no smoking or open flame at theWainfleet Bog Conservation Area due to extreme fire hazards
  • Retrieval dogs off leash for waterfowl hunting only. Other use of hunting dogs permitted on leash, to prevent disturbance of other animals and hunters
  • No target/ range shooting in Conservation Areas (including sighting-in, clay throwing and plinking)
  • No coyote hunting permitted.