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.
For our latest endeavour: CASIOPA supports the Ontario Parks Healthy Parks, Healthly People Event of July 17 by officially launching 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.