GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
The community of organizations and individuals that care about understanding and mitigating the impacts of roads. Would not be possible without the support of the Government of Canada through Environment Canada’s Habitat Stewardship Program.
“The Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme provides teachers, students and community groups with information resources and educational opportunities to conserve, restore and create wetland habitats.”
“Our mission is to restore, enhance and maintain ecological connectivity, ecosystem function and native biodiversity, while respecting sustainable human land uses, in the distinctive region of Ontario and New York State that lies between and embraces Algonquin and Adirondacks Parks.”
The Canadian Herpetological Society is a registered Canadian charity that advances reptile and amphibian research and conservation in Canada by: promoting scientific research on reptiles and amphibians and disseminating the results; facilitating collaboration among amateur and professional herpetologists; advancing public understanding of our native reptile and amphibian species, the threats they face and the conservation solutions that exist; and promoting, supporting and leading conservation and stewardship projects.
CPAWS is Canada’s pre-eminent, non-profit wilderness protection organization. It strives to protect natural areas and promote awareness and understanding of ecological principles.
“Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority was established in 1958. Our mandate is to establish and undertake programs to promote the conservation, restoration, development and management of natural resources in partnership with local Municipalities and the Province.”
“Conservation Ontario is a nonprofit association that represents the network of 36 Conservation Authorities. Conservation Authorities are community-based watershed management agencies dedicated to conserving, restoring and managing Ontario’s natural resources on a watershed basis.”
Ontario’s Greenbelt is an area of permanently protected green space, farmland, forests, communities, wetlands, and watersheds. The purpose of the Greenbelt is to protect key environmentally sensitive land and farmlands from urban development and sprawl.
The KTTC is located in Peterborough, ON. It is a non-profit organization that rescues, treats, and releases into the wild native turtles that have been hit on roads.
Kids for Turtles Environmental Education is an educational and outreach organization with chapters across Simcoe County and in Muskoka. Their goal is to “promote public awareness of wildlife habitats through environmental education,” focused primarily on native reptiles and amphibians.
“Ontario Nature protects and restores natural habitats through research, education and conservation, connecting thousands of individuals and communities with nature.”
“Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) works with its partners to ensure The Living City is built on a natural foundation of healthy rivers and shorelines, greenspace and biodiversity, and sustainable communities.”
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) manages and protects Ontario’s natural resources. The website contains information about species at risk, Ontario’s Biodiversity Strategy, Ontario Parks, fish and wildlife, acts and regulations, and more.
This site contains information, news and policy pertaining to transportation in Ontario as well as tips on how to avoid a collision with wildlife