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What’s happening with nature and conservation in Ontario, and why.

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To manage biodiversity, we need better measuring
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Upcoming issue: ON Nature Spring 2017

Here today, gone tomorrow
Vernal pools – temporary wetlands that serve as nurseries for frogs and salamanders – are threatened by rising temperatures and development. Where will woodland amphibians go?
By Don Scallen

The ultimate hike
The Bruce Trail, Canada’s longest footpath, can be completed as a challenging month-long hike or explored in segments. We have asked some dedicated “end-to-enders” who have completed the full 900-kilometre stretch to offer their highlights, lessons and advice.
By Conor Mihell

Forest killers
From emerald ash borer to Asian long-horned beetle, a deluge of invaders is attacking Ontario’s trees. The latest incursion, from the hemlock wooly adelgid, could devastate hemlock-dominated shorelines – unless we quickly mount a defence.
By Mike Henry