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How to participate

The list of plants and animals that will be considered at the committee’s next meeting is available in the Upcoming Species Assessments section of this website. You are welcome to submit written information on the species being assessed and/or to observe the species assessment discussions at the meeting in person. Each meeting includes an open session to allow interested stakeholders and members of the public to provide presentations on the species that will be assessed by the committee.

If you are interested in participating in any of the ways listed above, please contact COSSAROSecretariat@ontario.ca. To submit written information on a species, you will need to submit a completed Form for Submitting Community Knowledge to COSSARO. To attend a meeting as an observer, you will need to submit a completed Observer Form. If you are interested in making a presentation during the open session of the meeting, you will need to provide a copy of your presentation with your request. For further information on how to contact COSSARO, please see Contact Us COSSAROSecretariat@ontario.ca.

Upcoming meetings

  • November 22-24th, 2017 Toronto, Ontario
  • Spring 2018 – Huntsville area (date and exact location to be determined)
  • Fall 2018 – (dates and location to be determined)

Upcoming species assessments

See what species will be considered next

Meeting results

Once the committee’s decisions from each meeting have been presented to the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, they are posted on this page.View past reports to the minister for: