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Wonders of Nature Photo Contest

Wonders of Nature Photo Contest

A fleeting glimpse of an elusive bird, the delicate details of a dragonfly’s wings – there are few things that spark our sense of wonder more than the natural world. Share a photo that you feel reveals the wonder of nature in Ontario for a chance to qualify for the feature photo spot in the […]

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Running crab spider

Running crab spider

Description: Although other species of Philodromus may be larger, this species is a fairly small spider.  Females are 2.7 to 4.5 millimetres long, males range from 2.5 to 3.5 millimetres.  The cephalothorax and abdomen are light-coloured in the middle, and both are darker (light reddish) along the edges.  The abdomen has a reddish stripe down […]

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Second Reply to Dr. Foster by Randy Eshenroder

Second Reply to Dr. Foster by Randy Eshenroder

Re: “Letters – a rebuttal to a Randy Eshenroder’s May 17th sea lamprey letter”, Re: “Letters – Reply to Dr. Foster RE: sea lampreys“, Re: “Rethinking sea lamprey control” (Earth Watch, Spring 2016) This is my second reply to Dr. Foster concerning his proposal to experimentally cut back on sea lamprey control in Lake Superior […]

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Seasons Winter 2001 how nature cleans water

Seasons Winter 2001 how nature cleans water

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Seasons Winter 2001 Insider

Seasons Winter 2001 Insider

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Seasons Winter 2001 Webmaster

Seasons Winter 2001 Webmaster

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Seasons Winter 2001 Letters

Seasons Winter 2001 Letters

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Seasons Winter 2001 Earthwatch

Seasons Winter 2001 Earthwatch

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Seasons Winter 2001 View from Locke House

Seasons Winter 2001 View from Locke House

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Seasons Winter 2001 What we know about snow

Seasons Winter 2001 What we know about snow

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Seasons Winter 2001 Winter raptors

Seasons Winter 2001 Winter raptors

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Season Winter 2001 Treading Softly

Season Winter 2001 Treading Softly

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Seasons Winter 2001 Why Algonquin Wolves Are Dying

Seasons Winter 2001 Why Algonquin Wolves Are Dying

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Seasons Winter 2001 Contents

Seasons Winter 2001 Contents

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  View from Locke House What’s wrong with being passionate? By Nancy Clark 6 | Earthwatch Pelee Island nature refuge; ephemeral wetlands; review of the planning act 15 |  Letters 17 | This Season  How to tag a gosling in its shell By Nancy Clark 44 | Insider Behind the scenes at FON 46 | Endpoint […]

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The death of outdoor education Seasons Fall 2001

The death of outdoor education Seasons Fall 2001

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Insider Seasons Fall 2001

Insider Seasons Fall 2001

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Flycatcher guide Seasons Fall 2001

Flycatcher guide Seasons Fall 2001

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Which wood is good Seasons Fall 2001

Which wood is good Seasons Fall 2001

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Zooming in 2001 Photo Contest Seasons Fall 2001

Zooming in 2001 Photo Contest Seasons Fall 2001

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Upwardly mobile Tree Canopy Tours Seasons Fall 2001

Upwardly mobile Tree Canopy Tours Seasons Fall 2001

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Rescuing plants Fry’s philosophy Seasons Fall 2001

Rescuing plants Fry’s philosophy Seasons Fall 2001

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Earthwatch Seasons Fall 2001

Earthwatch Seasons Fall 2001

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Letters Seasons fall 2001

Letters Seasons fall 2001

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Seasons Autumn 2001 Table of Contents

Seasons Autumn 2001 Table of Contents

  DEPARTMENTS 5 |  View from Locke House My own private Kyoto How I plan to stop driving my car – at least not as much By Nancy Clark 15 |  Letters – no wild edibles, plus butterfly quiz answers 6 | Earthwatch Smart growth; battles to watch; moraine development freeze 17 | This Season  A passion for […]

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My own private Kyoto

My own private Kyoto

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Home is rooted in the land

Home is rooted in the land

After 30 years when my husband Barry and I took joy in teaching, writing and living at the 800-acre Foley Mountain Conservation Area in eastern Ontario, retirement loomed. As we prepared to turn the rented park house over to a new supervisor, we were challenged to find a satisfying living place of our own. This […]

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Endpoint – Red taped- Seasons Summer 2001

Endpoint – Red taped- Seasons Summer 2001

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Insider – Behind the Scenes at FON – Seasons Summer 2001

Insider – Behind the Scenes at FON – Seasons Summer 2001

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This season – chickadees- Seasons Summer 2001

This season – chickadees- Seasons Summer 2001

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Letters – Seasons Summer 2001

Letters – Seasons Summer 2001

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Earth Watch – Seasons Summer 2001

Earth Watch – Seasons Summer 2001

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View from Locke House – Seasons Summer 2001

View from Locke House – Seasons Summer 2001

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Butterfly quiz – Seasons Summer 2001

Butterfly quiz – Seasons Summer 2001

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Winning words

Winning words

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Midsummer’s feast – Seasons Summer 2001

Midsummer’s feast – Seasons Summer 2001

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Know your shells – Seasons Summer 2001

Know your shells – Seasons Summer 2001

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Ontario beach guide – Seasons Summer 2001

Ontario beach guide – Seasons Summer 2001

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The other Wasaga Beach – Seasons Summer 2001

The other Wasaga Beach – Seasons Summer 2001

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Mashkinonje

Mashkinonje

By Back Roads Bill Wetlands are often misunderstood because we usually think of them as a “swamp,” often in movies it is where the bodies are found. At one time everything was a “swamp,” not a place to go for a holiday or spend some quality time. We are now learning wetlands are important but we […]

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A Guide to Some of Ontario’s Spiders

A Guide to Some of Ontario’s Spiders

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