Check out this list of Ontario species of conservation concern from the Ministry of Natural Resources – provides a nice vantage on the wide range of species that are at risk in Ontario. The linked maps embed our region in the broader context of each species’ range in Ontario and globally. The status of these species is decided by the Committee on the Status of Species at Risk in Ontario (COSSARO).
Welcome to our new natural history blog. We invite you to post interesting natural history observations, new distributional records for the biological station and environs, pleas for help on biological research, comments on posted articles, and notes on the cultural or geological history of Eastern Ontario. We also will invite new articles/species accounts to be written which we will post here.