Find information on oyster thief, clubbed tunicate, and green crab, all invasive species in the aquatic environment of the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Access a searchable database to find information on the aquatic species at risk in Canada.
Discover Banff National Park's most endangered life form and learn about rare and harsh environment it inhabits.
The beluga is a mammal in the cetacean family. It is distinguished by its thick, white skin, its prominent, rounded forehead and the absence of a dorsal fin.
The Black-footed Ferret is a mammal in the Mustelidae (weasel) family. It is long and sleek, low-slung and very agile. It has soft, shiny fur similar to that of a mink.
The Eastern Ratsnake is found in Ontario and is the largest snake in Canada.
These articles are on the importance of conservation and the protection of ecosystems in order to prevent wildlife species from becoming extinct or lost from the wild.
Learn about fungi, the ultimate destroyers and recyclers of nutrients. Read about the science, discover where to look for fungi or try out fun activities.
Visit Hinterland Who’s Who to find in-depth descriptions of wildlife, ecological issues, suggested actions you can take to help wildlife and educational materials.
Access information about invasive species and their effects on the environment, economy and society through the Government of Canada's official invasive species web portal.
Learn practical tips on how to safely deal with various species when encountering them in their own habitat.
Visit the Natural History Notebooks from the Canadian Museum of Nature to find information on a variety of animal species from the house fly to the extinct giant beaver.
Learn about the Institute for Marine Biosciences, an integrated systems biology institute with the capability to study life from the level of the genome to the whole organism.
Explore a collection of photographs of the Canadian animals and plants currently threatened with extinction. Read descriptions and access links for each species.
Explore this Flash Game, in which Ferruginous Hawk promotes awareness of ways that agriculture and species at risk can co-exist.