Ontario's Invading Species Awareness Program aims to increase public attention to the dangers of invasive plants, animals, and micro-organisms.
Below are two examples of invasive plants that can be particularly harmful.
Wild parsnip is an invasive plant commonly found in Canada that has been known to cause severe burns. The roots are edible, but the sap of the plant can cause blisters and severe burns when mixed with sun exposure.
This course is designed to train and certify users in a variety of standardized Ontario Stream Assessment Protocol (OSAP) manual techniques for evaluating habitat, invertebrate and fish communities in wadeable streams.