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Species ID: Tree (SHSM)(programs)

In this three-hour certification program, students will gain an understanding of and appreciation for a wide variety of local coniferous and deciduous trees. Read more

Species ID: Tree (SHSM)(programs)

In this three-hour certification program, students will gain an understanding of and appreciation for a wide variety of local coniferous and deciduous trees. Read more

Species ID: Tree (SHSM)(programs)

In this three-hour certification program, students will gain an understanding of and appreciation for a wide variety of local coniferous and deciduous trees. Read more

Species ID: Tree (SHSM)(programs)

In this three-hour certification program, students will gain an understanding of and appreciation for a wide variety of local coniferous and deciduous trees. Read more

Species ID: Tree (SHSM)(programs)

In this three-hour certification program, students will gain an understanding of and appreciation for a wide variety of local coniferous and deciduous trees. Read more

Endangered Species in the GTA: Can We Ensure Their Survival?(news)

Pollution, pathogens, invasive species, and the loss of habitat due to urban sprawl: all of these pose a threat to wildlife, tree and plant species in big cities. The Greater Toronto Area is no exception to this rule. When a species has been outpaced by these challenges, its numbers may dwindle — sometimes so drastically that... Read more
Endangered Species in the GTA: Can We Ensure Their Survival?

Species Spotlight: Coyotes in Urban Areas(news)

Reposted from the TRCA’s Shorelines newsletter. The coyote (Canis latrans) are not a new species in Ontario, having migrated here over a century ago; however, their sightings in urban areas have been on the rise over the past few years. As urban sprawl has increased and humans have impeded on natural habitats, coyotes have learned... Read more
Species Spotlight: Coyotes in Urban Areas

Ecological Interlopers – Understanding Invasive Species(news)

Second to habitat loss, invasive species pose the greatest threat to biodiversity. Invasives crowd out native plants and fish. They take over our woodlands, our wetlands and our waters. And because they’re survivors, they are both difficult and costly to get rid of. Invasive Species Resources Terrestrial Habitat and Species Aquatic Habitat and Species A... Read more
Ecological Interlopers – Understanding Invasive Species

A Benchmark for Biodiversity Quality: The Indicator Species Score(news)

A new article in the journal Ecological Indicators highlights the Indicator Species Score (ISS), a new metric for tracking biodiversity quality. Biodiversity quality is high if a large number of the native species that were historically common and well-distributed in the region remain so. If many previously common and well-distributed species are absent or reduced... Read more
A Benchmark for Biodiversity Quality: The Indicator Species Score

Existing Conditions: Fish and Other Species(page)

Toronto and Region Conservation has been monitoring waterfront fish communities since 1982, with continuous programs since 1989. Electrofishing is the principal method, supplemented by seine and index netting. QUICK LINKS   Waterfront Fish Communities Over the past two decades, the monitoring program has demonstrated gradual improvements in the fish communities, as measured by the proportions... Read more
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