NEWS: 2016 AGM is moving to fall.  Tentative dates are Oct 28 and 29. Location TBA. More updates soon!  This moves us outside of the start of some field research windows and from start of provincial fiscal year.

Woodland Caribou Provincial park

Welcome to the Centre for Applied Science in Ontario Protected Areas (CASIOPA) .We are a consortium of government, non-governmental, private sector, and academic organizations and professionals who are dedicated to excellence in research and communication about applied sciences in the vast number of protected areas in Ontario, Canada.  We are directly supported by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and the University of Waterloo.

Misery Bay Provincial Park

CASIOPA supports and celebrates Ontario Parks and Protected Areas via  the latest version of a video showing every provincial park:

Our twitter feed is @CASIOPA_ON. Follow us there!

Interested in conducting research in Ontario’s Provincial Parks, Nature Reserves, or Conservation Reserves? Start here for the permit process.

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry has published several state of the science reports, including the state of parks; some of these have been done in conjunction with CASIOPA.  The same link as the permit page gets you a list of those reports and further links to copies of them, here.

Kama Hills PNR


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