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Welcome to Essa Township

Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9917 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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The Township of Essa does not remove wildlife from private property.  Pests such as raccoons, skunks, foxes and any other wild animal found on private property should be removed with the assistance of a pest control specialist or a Wildlife Rehabilitator. 

Living with Wildlife

The Ontario Government has released several informational documents on protecting your property from wildlife and living with wildlife.  ​

​What to do if you find a sick, injured or abandoned wild animal

If you find  sick, injured or abandoned wild animal, you are encouraged to visit the Ministry of Natural Resources website and follow their advice on what to do. 

Find a wildlife rehabilitator (Ministry of Natural Resources)

To get help for a sick, injured or abandoned wild animal, you can contact:

Wild animals can be dangerous and should be avoided, however if you or your pet has come into contact with a wild animal that you suspect has rabies please seek medical attention and contact the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit at (705) 721-7520.