Biodiversity

Ontario’s Review of the Endangered Species Act

While the preamble discusses improving outcomes for species at risk through the streamlining of the review and approval processes, the discussion questions primarily propose ways to weaken protections under the Act.

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Protecting a species of special concern: River Redhorse

Find out how you can identify the River Redhorse species so that you can protect it!

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Today is World Water Day!

The Watershed Health Committee met on March 16 in Gatineau to identify which indicators will best tell the story of the Ottawa River’s state of health. Read about this complex but vital work done by amazing volunteer experts.

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Your opinion matters: comment on Ottawa River fisheries management

Be a voice for the Ottawa River’s fisheries! Ontario wants your feedback on the new draft fisheries management plan.

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Our American Eels in the News

The American eel is one of the Ottawa River’s key biological links to the Atlantic Ocean traveling from the Sargasso Sea in the Atlantic up the St. Lawrence River to the Ottawa. Researchers have finally followed an adult eel from the St. Lawrence to their breeding grounds near Bermuda proving that they do in fact return…

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