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Biodiversity Partners

RT @ontarioplovers: Here's the first look at Ontario's 2019 Piping Plovers! They have started to arrive at Wasaga Beach! Thanks to Park Sta…

Fri Apr 19 22:39:45

Good piece featuring our very own @martelli_mike

Fri Apr 19 22:34:55

RT @ORRPB: Expecting major flooding in flood-prone areas along the Ottawa River starting Easter weekend from Lake Coulonge to Montreal regi…

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​OPG contributes to biodiversity education, awareness and scientific knowledge across Ontario through the support of partnerships and outreach programs. Our partners provider a variety of family-friendly education initiatives that get people involved in protecting and conserving biodiversity. Scroll down for more information about our biodiversity partners or check out our events calendar to find out how you and your family can participate.

Bruce Trail Conservancy

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest continuous footpath in Canada. The Trail spans more than 885 km from Niagara to Tobermory along the Niagara Escarpment. The Bruce Trail Conservancy protects land along the Bruce Trail Conservation Corridor, an irreplaceable wonder.

OPG is a proud supporter of Bruce Trail Conservancy and salutes the work they do raising awareness about the Bruce Trail conservation corridor.

For more information, visit

Earth Rangers

Earth Rangers knows kids have the power to change the world. They teach them to be an important part of the solution to environmental issues. By combining kids’ passion for animals and the environment with their love of entertainment, they’ve inspired millions of kids to become environmental stewards.

OPG is a proud supporter of Earth Rangers and salutes the work they do providing children with the opportunity to protect animals, to improve their habitat, and to make a difference.

For more information, visit

Friends of the Earth Canada

Friends of the Earth (FoE) Canada has grown from a small group of volunteers in 1978 to one of the country’s most important voices speaking out on environmental issues. FoE Canada is the Canadian branch of the world’s largest grassroots environmental network.

OPG is proud to partner with FoE Canada on the Let It Bee initiative, which aims to help protect the native bee and its habitat.

For more information, visit


LEAF is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the protection and improvement of the urban forest. They work to sensitize urban dwellers to the importance of trees and engage citizens in urban forest stewardship through planting, education and training.

OPG is a proud supporter of LEAF and salutes the work they do protecting and improving the urban forest.

For more information, visit

Ontario Nature

Ontario Nature has been protecting wild species and wild spaces through conservation, education and public engagement since 1931. Ontario Nature represents more than 30,000 members and supporters and 140 member groups working toward a greener Ontario.

For more information, visit

Rouge Park

Managed by Parks Canada, Rouge National Urban Park is home to an amazing combination of natural, cultural and agricultural features including: 1,700 species of plants and animals; over 10,000 years of human history; rare farmland; a campground; and some of Toronto's largest and best remaining wetlands and Carolinian forests. Once fully established, Rouge National Urban Park will be 79.5 km2 in size, making it one one of the largest and best protected urban parks of its kind in the world.

For more information, visit

Toronto Wildlife Centre

The Toronto Wildlife Centre (TWC) is a leader in the field of wildlife rescue, veterinary care, rehabilitation and education, providing a vital and unique service in Southern Ontario. They promote the peaceful coexistence of people and wildlife by providing education and expert advice about wildlife, and medical care to sick, injured and orphaned wild animals.

OPG is a proud supporter of TWC and salutes the work they do as one of Canada’s busiest wildlife centres. Read a story about how they teamed up with OPG and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources to rehabilitate a white-winged Scoter.

For more information, visit

We’re proud of our partnership with TWC and the work it supports, as outlined in this short video: