Our site is undergoing maintenance. Have any issues? Contact Us

Posts Tagged ‘sightings’

Take part in the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count

Friends of the Earth Take part in the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count Canada’s wild native bees are in trouble – can you help? The Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count takes place annually during July and August, when the bumble bees are most active. Bee Spotters from across Canada take part to help us all…

Read More

Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas BioBlitz!

Contribute to conservation and win prizes on May 19–21, May 25–27 and June 16–18 Last spring, Ontario Nature launched a new app for reporting sightings to the Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas and held a very successful digital BioBlitz. Our volunteer citizen scientists submitted more than 24,000 sightings through the atlas app and spreadsheets. This…

Read More

Get outside and report your sightings

It’s that time of year again when we start to see emerging turtles, salamanders, snakes and frogs! Learn more about these species and report your sightings with Ontario Nature’s Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas. This citizen-science project helps to increase our knowledge base of these species, but we need your help! We’ve got a number…

Read More

State of emergency for turtles

Take action for turtles on Ontario roads Dear advocates for nature, As dedicated nature lovers, many of you have seen the influx of turtles on Ontario roads this year – alive, injured and dead. After a colder than normal winter, turtles did not emerge from their overwintering grounds as early as usual. That coupled with…

Read More

Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas Program

The Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas is a citizen-science project that tracks distributions and spatial trends of reptiles and amphibians across the province over time. The over-arching goal is to increase the collective knowledge base of reptiles and amphibians. Equally important, however, is the engagement of non-scientists of all ages and abilities, in all parts…

Read More