Environment and energy
Learn more about how Ontario protects and restores wildlife and the environment. Includes information on conservation and the electricity system.
Wildlife and nature
How we manage and protect plants, animals, land, water, forests and other ecosystems.
How to get a fishing licence, Outdoors Card, city fishing, camping on crown land, and eating Ontario fish.
Find daily air quality index readings and the Smog Alert Network.
Information about Ontario’s forests, Crown timber resources and the forest sector.
How to get a hunting licence, Outdoors Card, trapping, falconry, and camping on crown land.
Learn about Ontario’s geology, the Ontario Geological Survey and access geoscience applications, maps and data.
Energy and electricity
Electricity price plans
Learn about the different types of electricity price plans you can choose from, including time-of-use and tiered prices.
Manage energy costs for your business
For large to small businesses, manage your energy costs through one of these programs.
Manage energy costs for your home
Learn about programs and credits to reduce your electricity bill.
How to use less electricity at home
Find out how you can reduce your electricity use – and costs – at home.
Ontario regulates drinking water systems to ensure water safety and quality.
Great Lakes and Watersheds
Read more about what actions we take with our partners to protect and restore the Great Lakes.
Brownfields property redevelopment
Information on cleaning and repurposing former industrial or commercial properties.
Learn about the different types of environmental assessments you need to complete before starting an infrastructure or building project.
Find out about the different types of environmental permissions you or your business may need and how to apply for each.
Toxics and pesticides
Hazardous waste management
Rules and guidelines for managing hazardous and liquid industrial wastes and how to register as a generator by using the Hazardous Waste Information Network (HWIN).
Information about pesticide licenses, pesticides training, and classification of pesticides.
How we work to keep toxics away from the environment through legislation, education and incentive programs.
Maps that display environmental information about well records, sport fish, permits to take water and more.
Natural resources maps
Maps that display natural resources information about crown land use, conservation, wildlife management and more.
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Protecting Ontario’s biodiversity while promoting economic opportunities in the resource sector and supporting outdoor recreation opportunities.
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
Leading to healthier communities and economic prosperity through protecting Ontario’s air, land and water.
Ministry of Mines
Overseeing Ontario’s mineral sector, providing geoscience information and supporting sustainable development in the Ring of Fire.
Ministry of Energy
Working to develop a safe, reliable and affordable energy supply across the province.