ON Nature Winter 2005





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Departments
5 | This Issue HAPPY ANNIVERSARY
Congratulations to our members for making Ontario a better place for three-quarters of a century. By Victoria Foote

7 | A letter from the President
By Steve Hounsell

8 | Earthwatch
Tall grass prairie in peril; herbicide kills more than just weeds; rejuvenating a forest

15 | Profile TREE HUGGER
Environmental commissioner and Ontario Nature life member Gord Miller speaks
for the trees. By Krista Foss

44 | Inside Ontario Nature  DOORS OPEN
Calendar of Events for 2006

46 | Last Word WHO WE ARE
After 75 years, we’ve changed, but our message and motives haven’t. By Ontario Nature

 

Features
18 | THE TRAILBLAZERS
Ontario Nature has been around for a long time, but the Brodie Club was here first. By D’Arcy Jennish

22 | ONTARIO NATURE
celebrates 75 years of conservation achievements

24 | CRY OF THE LOON
Ontario Nature’s symbol for nearly 20 years, the common loon may now be in jeopardy. Have we been taking this bird for granted for too long? By Douglas Hunter

28 | HOW TO PROTECT PARADISE
Ontario Nature has championed the land trust movement, giving property owners a chance to protect their piece of wilderness forever. By Ray Ford

32 | NATURAL WONDERS:
Our nature reserve system. By Christine Beevis

34 | YOUTH MOVEMENT
Ontario Nature has a long history of outreach programs for kids. After all, this is where the future lies. By Allan Britnell

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