The 2016 AGM is now scheduled!
Thursday October 20 and Friday October 21
The University of Waterloo Federation Hall Conference Centre
Themes for the AGM are:
Protected areas in a landscape context: Greater park ecosystems & Protected Areas in the Great Lakes
AGM Circular 1 will be posted soon; look for announcements by email lists, LinkedIn and twitter
Note that the 2016 AGM moved to a fall timeslot.
This moves us outside of the start of some field research windows and from start of provincial and federal fiscal years.
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.
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.