Autumn 2010




Departments
The importance of nature reserves. By Caroline Schultz

Ontario Nature’s ambitious campaign to conserve important habitat; going national with Rouge Park; the BP oil spill and Ontario’s birds.
First identified less than two centuries ago, our rarest warbler makes a comeback. By Tim Tiner
Donor spotlight: our Champions of Nature go on a magical tour.
How we can live with turbines without wrecking the wilderness. By Anne Bell
Mining activity continues to escalate in a part of our province that the government claimed would be a candidate for conservation. Will the Ring of Fire become Ontario’s tar sands? By Peter Gorrie
Road construction and development threaten a unique and biologically diverse forest-wetland complex – unless a coalition of concerned citizens can slam on the brakes in time. By Brian Banks
This year, we asked kids to submit artwork in addition to essays. The winners wowed us with their responses to our topic: “Wild species and wild spaces: why biodiversity is important to me.”
Wind turbines and disease are taking a toll on bat populations here and south of the border. Can a combination of innovative solutions bring these nocturnal mammals back from the brink?  By Tim Tiner

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