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Have a heart for habitats this Giving Tuesday

Have a heart for habitats this Giving Tuesday

….Republished via opg.com….. OPG.COM, 11/23/2017 On the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, use your savings to help make Ontario a safe haven for wild species. For the third year, OPG has teamed up with Ontario Nature, a non-profit conservation group, to help protect Ontario’s wildlife on “Giving Tuesday.” On Nov. 28, people are […]

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Today is Giving Tuesday: Have a Heart for Habitats

Today is Giving Tuesday: Have a Heart for Habitats

Without a place to live, wild species cannot survive. Habitat loss, fragmentation and degradation threaten 80 percent of species at risk and negatively impact all wild plants and animals. Today, you can help make Ontario a safe haven for wild species.

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Re: Energy East pipeline cancellation

Re: Energy East pipeline cancellation

We should not be happy that Energy East was cancelled. We will use the same amount of oil either way, except now we will support some foreign dictators with terrible environmental controls in their country, have the risk of tanker accidents and possibly killing whales, rail road accidents, etc. New pipeline technology has made the […]

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Letters – Re: “Another win for the county”

Letters – Re: “Another win for the county”

Re:Another win for the county The celebratory tone in this article is not appropriate. Granted, turbines shouldn’t be placed in Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas. But cancellation of wind projects is also cause for concern. Wind is crucial in addressing climate change and as environmentalists we need to be careful that, in critiquing a particular […]

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Letters – Cambridge Pollinator Preserve

Letters – Cambridge Pollinator Preserve

Hello fellow Pollinators, Having read articles in the spring (Pollinator campaign targets schools) and summer issues (Stratford joins Bee City program) of ON Nature magazine about pollination – I would like to take the opportunity to advise that the Ancient Mariners Canoe Club in Cambridge, Ontario have developed over the past several years a 1-hectare […]

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Land Protection and Indigenous Peoples

Land Protection and Indigenous Peoples

Earlier this year, federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna that national parks must be respectful of traditional knowledge. She went on to say that Indigenous protected areas will be one way Canada can achieve its goal of having 17 percent protected land and inland waters by 2020. The summer issue of ON Nature features Point Grondine as […]

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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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Letters – Second Reply to Dr. Foster by Randy Eshenroder

Letters – 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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