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Species Spotlight: How TRCA Ranks Flora and Fauna(news)

Toronto and Region Conservation’s (TRCA) Environmental Monitoring team has a unique approach to the protection of natural heritage within its regional watersheds. All flora and fauna species, as well as vegetation communities, are assigned a local rank from L1 to L5, based on ecological criteria collected by TRCA and other agencies. Based on this usage of... Read more
Species Spotlight: How TRCA Ranks Flora and Fauna

Baseline beginnings: Surveying species and spaces for the Scarborough Waterfront Project(news)

The popular saying “You don’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been” is a guiding principle for Toronto and Region Conservation’s (TRCA) Environmental Monitoring and Data Management section. Collecting baseline data is the foundation for sound decision-making aimed at protecting and enhancing the natural spaces and species in Toronto and region. The Scarborough Waterfront Project... Read more
Baseline beginnings: Surveying species and spaces for the Scarborough Waterfront Project

Terrestrial Habitat & Species(page)

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) monitors plants and animals in forests, wetlands and meadows across our regional watersheds by conducting biological inventories and assessments and surveying long-term fixed plots. LONG-TERM MONITORING TRCA has implemented long-term monitoring in forest, wetland and meadow habitats region-wide to measure how species and vegetation communities are responding over time to... Read more

Aquatic Habitat and Species(page)

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) monitors fish communities, aquatic insects, habitat features and temperatures within local streams as well as in Lake Ontario. TRCA offers a number of technical training workshops related to these topics. What do we monitor and why? TRCA monitors the following key indicators to assess the aquatic health of our regional... Read more

Monitoring Sensitive Fish Species on Seaton Development Lands(news)

The Seaton development lands are home to important local populations of the provincially endangered Redside Dace (Clinostomus elongatus) as well as the sensitive Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis), which is the only remaining native Salmonid fish species naturally occurring in Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) tributaries. In early November, field staff from Toronto and Region... Read more
Monitoring Sensitive Fish Species on Seaton Development Lands

An Endangered Species in Ontario: The Slippery But Sensitive American Eel(news)

Toronto and Region Conservation’s fisheries crew have found nine American Eels to date in 2015. Two were found in the Humber Sea Lamprey control traps and seven were collected during our annual waterfront electrofishing surveys.  This brings the total number of American Eels found by TRCA’s monitoring team to 208 since 1989. An Endangered Species: Threats... Read more
An Endangered Species in Ontario: The Slippery But Sensitive American Eel

Thornhill SNAP(page)

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and the City of Vaughan are working closely with neighbourhood community leaders, residents, and businesses to develop a Sustainable Neighbourhood Action Plan (SNAP) for Thornhill. Retrofits to the natural and built environment will demonstrate implementation of signature strategies that include: TRCA’s Don River Watershed Implementation Guide (2009) TRCA’s 10-Year... Read more

Bird Walk(events)

When: November 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: Tommy Thompson Park, 1 Leslie St, Toronto, ON M4M 3M2, Canada

Join us and discover Toronto’s Important Bird Area! Tommy Thompson Park is an amazing spot for bird watching: 326 species of birds have been recorded here, including more than 55 breeding species. The park is an...

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Bird Walk

Bird Walk(events)

When: November 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: Tommy Thompson Park, 1 Leslie St, Toronto, ON M4M 3M2, Canada

Join us and discover Toronto’s Important Bird Area! Tommy Thompson Park is an amazing spot for bird watching: 326 species of birds have been recorded here, including more than 55 breeding species. The park is an...

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Bird Walk
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