Protect Wild Species and Wild Spaces
Over the last 150 years, the landscape of Ontario has been fundamentally altered. In the regions surrounding the Great Lakes, where vast expanses of pine and hardwood forests once flourished, factories, shopping malls and endless rows of houses stand. This change has been at the expense of our wildlife, wetlands and woodlands. The loss of natural areas, wildlife habitat and overall biodiversity is so widespread that it has become a matter of great concern. Ontario Nature works to protect and restore the species, spaces and landscapes that represent the full diversity of nature in Ontario.
Ontario Nature's conservation work is accomplished through: