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Welcome to the Toronto and Region Conservation's online media room, your source for TRCA news and stories. In this section, you will find the latest media advisories, media releases, media kits, stories and other information on what TRCA is doing to make Toronto urban region a cleaner, greener healthier place.

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Recent News and Stories

09/03/2015

Invasive Grass Carp Found in Toronto Island Harbour

Three Asian Grass Carp have been found in the waters around the Toronto Islands marina. In the evening hours of Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) staff caught two Asian Grass Carp while monitoring fish species in the area. The third was found late in the day on Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the same vicinity.

09/01/2015

Boyd Conservation Area -- A Natural Gem in the City

A fascinating article on TRCA's Boyd Conservation Area, highlighting the intricate trail system and what you might find while out for a walk there.

08/17/2015

Our Drinking Water Safer to Drink Thanks to Minister Approved CTC Source Protection Plan

Every drop of municipal drinking water within our source protection area will be even safer to drink, now that a plan to protect the province?s water sources has been approved by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.

07/31/2015

Search in Toronto's waterfront stepped down after no further Asian carps found

After more than 550 person hours, the coordinated search for Asian Grass Carp along Toronto's Lake Ontario waterfront by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) and Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) has been called off by DFO.

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Elizabeth Oakley
Tel: 416-661-6600 ext 5856
media@trca.on.ca

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