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  • Kick Off the Summer Season at Ontario Parks

    As the May long weekend arrives, celebrate the unofficial start of the summer season with an outdoor adventure at an Ontario provincial park.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Strengthening Emergency Services in North Bay

    Ontario is increasing emergency response services and helping to protect Northern communities and forestry resources by opening a new fire management headquarters in North Bay.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Passes Legislation to Modernize Resource Management

    Ontario passed legislation today that will modernize the province's resource extraction rules to increase environmental protections, boost competitiveness and create jobs and economic growth in the aggregates and mining sectors.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Names Chief Softwood Lumber Negotiator

    Ontario is continuing its support for the province's forestry sector, naming Jim Peterson as its chief negotiator to represent Ontario's interests in the ongoing softwood lumber dispute between Canada and the United States.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Protecting Endangered and Threatened Species

    Ontario is protecting species at risk and promoting their recovery by investing to create and rehabilitate habitats, conduct research on recovery efforts and threats and educate youth about at-risk plants and animals in their area.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Be Bear Wise as Hibernation Ends

    The Ontario government and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding people to take extra care not to attract bears to their neighborhood. In some parts of the province, this year's mild winter means black bears are coming out of hibernation early. Taking simple precautions can help prevent black bears from visiting your community.

    Bulletin | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • How Many Trees Can You Plant This Year?

    Ontario is partnering with families, community organizations and businesses across the province to reach its goal of planting six million trees this year to promote cleaner air and help fight climate change.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Must-Do March Break Activities in Ontario

    Ontario is the place to be this March Break. Whether you want to go on an outdoor adventure at a provincial park or go back in time at one of Ontario's museums, there are plenty of things for families to do across the province next week:

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Students Wanted: This is Not Your Ordinary Summer Job

    Ontario is offering summer employment opportunities to help students develop important skills, gain meaningful experience and learn more about a career in natural resource management.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Fish For Free This Family Day Weekend

    Families and fishing enthusiasts across Ontario can fish licence-free from Saturday, February 18 through Monday, February 20. 

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Get Outside and Embrace Winter in Ontario

    Winter has arrived, but that doesn't mean staying indoors until spring. Ontario's provincial parks continue to offer many activities this time of year, with more than 25 parks open all winter long. So bundle up, get outside and enjoy the crisp air and quiet forests.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

  • Ontario Supporting Good Jobs in Eastern Ontario

    Ontario is helping to create and maintain over 100 good jobs and boost economic growth in Eganville by supporting the expansion of a local sawmill.

    News Release | Natural Resources and Forestry

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