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Welcome to the Toronto and Region Conservation's online media room, your source for TRCA news and stories. In this section, you will find the latest media advisories, media releases, media kits, stories and other information on what TRCA is doing to make Toronto urban region a cleaner, greener healthier place.

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Meet Canada's Asian Carp Detective

The discovery of eight Asian carp in Ontario waterways has caused concern about how this invasive species came to be found and the potential impact it could have on existing aquatic life. This feature explores Asian carp from the perspective of Department of Fisheries and Oceans' lead Becky Cudmore.


Tommy Thompson Park - An Accidental Eco-Oasis

The bustling city of Toronto has a well-kept secret - a unique offshore urban wilderness minutes from downtown that could offer other cities a way of mitigating the effect of intense development on threatened wildlife. Jim Drury reports.


Tree Care Program - A Seed of Change & Growth

The San Ramanoway Rivival Project continues its good work with a certificate program in Beginner Fruit Tree Care. Learning how to bring life into a marginalized community is yielding a lot more than just delicious fruit.


Monarch Teacher Network

Facilitated by Toronto and Region Conservation, the Monarch Teacher Network connects educators from across the GTA with magical Monarch butterflies and the efforts they can make with their students to preserve them.

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Elizabeth Oakley
Tel: 416-661-6600 ext 5856

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