Species At Risk

Ontario. A leader at protecting species at risk.

We live in a province with over 30,000 species of plants and animals. Unfortunately, more than 200 of these species are in trouble. That is why Ontario passed some of the toughest legislation on species at risk in North America. So that future generations can enjoy the wildlife we do today.

What's at Risk in Ontario?

How Are Species Listed at Risk?

COSSARO uses the best available scientific information, community knowledge and aboriginal traditional knowledge to decide if a species is at risk.


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