Environmental Monitoring

Environmental monitoring involves collecting scientific data to understand the changes affecting natural areas and watercourses, and to assess the ecological health of specific regions or environmental features.

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TRCA monitoring team members electrofishing at Toronto Island Innovation at the Islands: Controlling Erosion at Gibraltar Point (9/10/2018) - Since spring 2018, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority's (TRCA) Environmental Monitoring and Data Management team, in partnership with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, has been monitoring fish communities and turbidity conditions ...
eastern red bat Want to Learn More About Bats? So Do We! (5/9/2018) - Ontario's native bats are on the decline. Since 2012, four of the province's eight species -- little brown myotis, eastern small-footed myotis, northern myotis and tri-coloured bat -- have been listed as ...
TRCA field staff monitoring fish habitat Monitoring Matters to Watershed Report Cards (4/27/2018) - The state of regional forests and water resources received a ‘D’ average in the recently published 2018 Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) jurisdiction watershed report card.  The ‘D’ grade ...
paddlers on lake The Shape of Water Management: GTA Faces Complex Challenges (3/22/2018) - To mark World Water Day 2018, TRCA is sharing the following article, which first appeared in Revitalization News on December 15, 2017. Not long ago, Barry Laverick was invited to ...
view of Toronto skyline It’s Watershed Report Card Time Again! (3/22/2018) - Think back to elementary school days. Remember how every term used to end? There was the teacher, handing out report cards: your grades all listed by subject. Some of us ...


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