Protect the Places We Love!

Planet Earth is a shared home for humans and millions of other species, and our fates and well-being are interdependent. Recognizing our responsibility and impact on the whole, we invite you to sign the Protected Places Declaration. The declaration urges governments, civil society and business leaders across Canada to work together to protect at least […]

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Our favourite moth is on the move: Researchers need help tracking spread of DSV biocontrol agent

Dog-strangling vine is one of Ontario’s worst invasive plants. It forms dense monocultures that outcompete native vegetation in open and forested habitats and is a serious threat to local biodiversity. To help curb its spread researchers have released a biological control agent that feeds exclusively on DSV. They’ve launched an exciting program to track the […]

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EDRR’s Invasive Species Summit for Emerging Environmental Professionals: March 25 2017

Invasive Species Summit for Emerging Environmental Professionals March 25 2017 – Free WHAT:  The Summit is back! After a well-attended event in 2016, we’re delighted to host a follow-up workshop in 2017! This free, one-day, student led workshop will cover Ontario’s established and next wave invasive species. All taxa (plants, birds, fish, you name it!) […]

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Garden Invaders & Alternatives Tour a Success!

  Nearly 50 landscape industry and conservation professionals attended this tour where participants were introduced to invasive plants that have been widely available across Ontario. Conservationists and horticulture industry representatives were able to exchange ideas on how to work collaboratively to address the impact that invasive garden plants have on our natural communities. A huge […]

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