Forests Ontario Newsletter: TreeLine, Winter 2014 – 2015
Broadening the Toolbox
Government Reintroduces the Invasive Species Act
In Canada, invasive species are recognized as the second greatest threat to biodiversity next to habitat loss. The province of Ontario is plagued by invasive species on land and water, causing negative effects to our environment, economy, society and human health. Sadly due to environmental and sociological factors, the threat is growing. Properly managing invasive species is a challenging task that required a number of tools, but often the toolbox is lacking. There has always been a need for more options for Ontarians to use against this ever growing problem. Finally there is something in the works.
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