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Restore Your Shore: Softening a Hardened Shoreline in Parry Sound-Muskoka


Building a Trail on Private Land in Parry Sound-Muskoka


Species at Risk in Parry Sound-Muskoka


    Bobolink   Dolichonyx oryzivorus
    Bald Eagle   Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    Black Tern   Chlidonias niger
    Canada Warbler   Wilsonia canadensis
    Cerulean Warbler   Dendroica cerulea
    Chimney Swift   Chaetura pelagica
    Common Nighthawk   Chordeiles minor
    Golden-winged Warbler   Vermivora chrysoptera
    Least Bittern   Ixobrychus exilis
    Eastern Meadowlark   Sturnella magna
    Olive-sided Flycatcher   Contopus cooperi
    Peregrine Falcon   Falco peregrinus
    Red-headed Woodpecker   Melanerpes erythrocephalus
    Whip-poor-will   Caprimlgus vociferus

    Five-lined Skink   Plestiodon fasciatus

    Eastern Foxsnake    Pantherophis gloydi
    Eastern Hog-nosed Snake   Heterodon platirhinos
    Massassauga Rattlesnake   Sistrurus catenatus
    Eastern Milksnake   Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum
    Eastern Ribbonsnake   Thamnophis sauritus

    Blanding’s Turtle   Emydoidea blandingii
    Eastern Musk Turtle   Sternotherus odoratus
    Northern Map Turtle   Graptemys geographica
    Snapping Turtle   Chelydra serpentina
    Spotted Turtle   Clemmys guttata

    Eastern Wolf   Canis lupus lycaon

    Lake Sturgeon   Acipenser fulvescens
    Northern Brook Lamprey   Ichthyomyzon fossor

    Branched Bartonia   Bartonia paniculata
    Broad Beech Fern   Phegopteris hexagonoptera
    Butternut   Juglans cinerea
    Engelmann’s Quillwort   Isoetes engelmannii
    Forked Three-awned Grass   Aristida basiramea

    Monarch Butterfly   Danaus plexippus
    West Virginia White Butterfly   Pieris virginiensis