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We Want To Hear From You! (Win $200)

Calling all industry members across Canada and members of the public:  We are seeking feedback on 2 national bilingual surveys. See below for survey details: Members of the Public:  Take Our People, Pets, and Animals Survey! We need your help to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive plants and animals in Canada. This survey… Read More

Preventing Invasive Species For Pet Owners

Non-native, invasive species are an issue that affects all seven continents. Invasive species wreak havoc on natural ecosystems. Because these organisms are introduced so suddenly, they have no natural predators and often outcompete native species. To understand the issue at hand, it is important to know the language around invasive species. First, native species are… Read More

How Wild Pigs Survive Canadian Winters

Wild pigs have been in the spotlight, most recently  due to the breaking news that a sounder (group of wild pigs) has been discovered in Elk Island National Park. Wild pigs are descendants of Eurasian wild boar brought over from Europe and Asia, and domestic pigs. Farmed boar either escaped captivity or were released and… Read More

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