From February 23-27, 2009, 100 interpreters from Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Ontario descended upon the Haliburton Highlands for a workshop hosted by Ontario Parks Natural Heritage Education (NHE) staff. Continue reading Ontario Parks NHE Staff Host Successful Workshop
This Saturday, March 28th, join people from all over the world to recognize Earth Hour by turning off your lights from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Continue reading Earth Hour: Turn off your lights on Saturday night!
By looking at a map, it seems as though Mother Nature had this idea before we did. However, on July 30th, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Manitoba Conservation announced the establishment of a new Manitoba-Ontario Interprovincial Wilderness Area. Continue reading A New Manitoba-Ontario Interprovincial Wilderness Area
Wasaga Beach is the first provincial park in Canada to meet international standards for clean beaches.
A Toronto man and his son have been fined for defacing an ancient tree in Quetico Provincial Park. Continue reading Vandals fined for damaging Quetico tree
An American visitor, apparently intent on snake-smuggling, had a change of heart recently Continue reading Reptilian Kidnapping has Happy Ending
Have you ever seen a Karner Blue Butterfly? No? Well, you’re not alone. Continue reading KARNER BLUE “BLUES”
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