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Making Ontario green

16 December, 2016
Hands planting a young sapling into brown earth.

Since 2000, OPG's regional biodiveristy program has planted more than 6.5 million native trees and shrubs.

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Filming the salmon's big comeback

07 December, 2016
A split image - a hand with salmon fry and filmmaker Peter Shatalow holding a camera.

Filmmaker Peter Shatalow has documented the restocking of Atlantic Salmon to Lake Ontario and its streams.

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Help save the pollinators on Giving Tuesday

29 November, 2016
A bee pearches on a yellow flower.

OPG has teamed up with Ontario Nature, a non-profit conservation group, on their #BeeWild fundraising drive.

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Honey bees enjoying life at DeCew

25 November, 2016
A close-up of a honey bee on a pink flower.

OPG signed an apiculture agreement with a local beekeeper to locate hundreds of bee hives in areas around the hydroelectric stations.

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Pint-sized bat hard to find

21 November, 2016
A close up of an Eastern small-footed bat

The Eastern small-footed bat, the smallest bat species in Ontario, is facing imminent extinction.

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Father and son team up to help protect lake sturgeon

02 November, 2016
A man and his son hold forth a large lake sturgeon fish

The pair helped track the threatened freshwater species from the shores of the Ottawa River.

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Wesleyville Creek gets a major facelift

31 October, 2016
A view of the Wesleyville Creek during the restoration effort.

The work restores the natural connections within the creek and enhances the conditions for brook trout and other fish species.

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Critters get a helping hand with lower water levels

21 October, 2016
A Blandings Turtle on a riverbed.

OPG will draw down water levels at stations on the Madawaska and Ottawa rivers to help amphibians and reptiles.

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