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Protecting biodiversity

At Ontario Power Generation, we have spent decades protecting and nurturing Ontario’s biodiversity. It’s a fundamental part of our operations, and our longstanding commitment to Ontario's natural habitats has made us a recognized leader in biodiversity protection.

See how our company-wide efforts follow the "Four R's" of Biodiversity, and extend beyond the boundaries of Ontario.

“4 Rs” of biodiversity

Retain Ecology

OPG protects ecologically significant areas

Restore Habitats

OPG works to rebuild damaged or degraded habitats

Replace Habitats

We fight to replace the natural habitats Ontario has lost

Recover Species

OPG works to recover at-risk species in each habitat

Our Stories

Lake sturgeon back in safe waters after summer relocation on Mattagami River

In August, OPG employees once again took to the waters in northeastern Ontario to tag and relocate stranded lake sturgeon.

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New butterfly and herb garden takes root at Saunders visitor centre

Our Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre just got a little greener.

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Protecting the Minesing Wetlands, the Everglades of the north

Just 12 kilometres west of Barrie, sits one of the largest and least disturbed wetland areas remaining in southern Ontario.

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