Protection of Windmill Ranch near Orillia

Prairie SmokeNATURE CONSERVANCY OF CANADA AND ONTARIO GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCE PROTECTION OF WINDMILL RANCH

Globally Threatened Habitat Critical To Survival Of Rare Species

ORILLIA – The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), the Ontario government and other partners have protected the biologically diverse Windmill Ranch on the Carden Alvar, an important habitat for species at risk, Ric Symmes, NCC’s Georgian Bay-Huronia program manager, and Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay announced today. The Carden Alvar is located about an hour and a half northeast of Toronto, near Lake Simcoe. Continue reading Protection of Windmill Ranch near Orillia

Province Restricts Access To Missinaibi Provincial Park

September 7, 2005

PROVINCE RESTRICTS ACCESS TO MISSINAIBI PROVINCIAL PARK
Precautionary Measures Taken To Ensure Public Safety

TORONTO – The Ontario government is restricting access to certain interior areas of Missinaibi Provincial Park as a precautionary measure following a black bear attack on campers there yesterday, Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay announced today. Continue reading Province Restricts Access To Missinaibi Provincial Park

Ontario Working to modernize laws that protect provincial parks and natural areas

Legislative Review Process For Parks And Protected Areas Moving Ahead – TORONTO

The Ontario government is moving forward with the legislative review aimed at strengthening the laws that protect Ontario’s provincial parks and other significant natural areas, Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay said today. Continue reading Ontario Working to modernize laws that protect provincial parks and natural areas