Rescue a sick, injured or abandoned animal

What to do if you find a sick or injured wild animal.

Species at risk

The plants and animals at risk of disappearing from Ontario, and how we protect and recover them.

Invasive species

How Ontario prevents, controls and monitors threats from ‘alien’ or ‘exotic’ species that come from outside the province.

Wildlife management

How Ontario manages animals and plants to protect ecosystems.

Feeding wildlife: dos and don’ts

Tips on how to prevent wild animals from feeding in and around your property.

Fish and wildlife health

Fish and wildlife health in Ontario and the causes of fish and wildlife die-offs.

Creating wildlife habitat

How to create wildlife habitat in your own yard or country property.

Wild animals in captivity

Information about keeping wild animals in captivity — a practice that is generally not allowed in Ontario.

Prevent conflicts with wildlife

Learn how you can avoid conflicts with wild animals, from coyotes to bats.

bearReport a bear problem

How to prevent or report an encounter with a black bear.

fishReport a fish die-off

How to report a fish die-off in your community and get information on fish health and disease.

Types of trees to plant

Learn which trees are native to Ontario and the best species to plant where you live.

Wetland conservation

How Ontario protects and restores wetlands throughout the province.

Natural resources science and research

Learn about how we support sustainable resource management and the tools and products that we use.

Browse our science publications catalogue to find our scientific and technical publications.

Natural resource management and climate change

Learn how we are taking action to address climate change by managing Ontario’s natural resources.

Ministry of Natural Resources

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.

Natural Heritage Information Centre

View current conservation projects, and request data about natural resources in Ontario.