The Wildlife Protection Group

The Wildlife Protection Group (WPG) was formed to education the public on how their behaviour can impact wildlife in our green spaces and how to behave ethically while enjoying nature.

We need more people to create communications materials and help get the message out. If you would like to join the team, or want more information, email

What We’ve Done so Far

Newsletter Article

Comprehensive article on the issue of wildlife disturbance in the May 2022 TFN Newsletter and in the follow-up blog post.

Read the blog post here: “Wildlife Disturbance: Why Now And Why Does It Matter?.

Radio Interview

Appeared in an episode of Toronto Nature Now on CJRU 1280AM to discuss how our behaviour can impact wildlife and how to behave ethically while enjoying nature.

You can listen to the episode on Soundcloud.

Social Media posts

Ongoing series of social media posts on specific issues of wildlife disturbance. Each image features artwork by TFN member Vera Bigall.

You can see the whole series on our Instagram channel.

Special Lecture

Created a presentation titled “Ethical Nature Photography – What Is It, Why It Matters, And What Can We Do”. Although aimed at photographers, much of the content in this presentation also applies to wildlife viewing.