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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

Recent initiatives
Power of nature

Power of Nature Episode 1: Protecting Ontario’s vital grasslands

In the first episode of the Power of Nature series, we take a look at Ontario’s vital grasslands, home to a variety of animals and plants.

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Our stories

TVO’s FishHeads takes a look at OPG’s lake sturgeon recovery efforts

Two young TV hosts got up close and personal with lake sturgeon during a visit to OPG’s Chats Falls Generating Station on the Ottawa River.

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Our stories

OPG teams up with local high school to build new habitat for barn swallows

Barn swallows near OPG's Whitedog Falls GS in northwest Ontario have a future home ready to go.

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