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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
Biodiversity

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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Biodiversity

Nanticoke wetland is a gift that keeps on giving

At the former site of North America’s largest coal generating station, a five-acre wetland continues to play a vital role.

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Biodiversity

OPG’s Niagara Operations home to one of Canada’s largest bee colonies

Believe it or not, OPG’s sites in the Niagara region are home to one of the largest bee colonies in Canada.

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