Spring 2009




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Departments

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Building on our natural capital is a sound investment by Caroline Schultz

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Dangerously low calcium levels in boreal lakes trigger a break in the food chain; native wasps fend off non-native beetle infestations; the last road trip: where cars go to die

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The country’s namesake warbler is one of the nation’s fastest dwindling migratory songbirds by Tim Tiner

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The emergence of these small, secretive amphibians is a sure sign of spring by Dan Schneider and Peter Pautler

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Spotlight on our donors: Transat A.T. Inc. generously supports our nature reserves system

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Facts and stats on one of the world’s last wild places
 
 
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The razing of the world’s forests has turned the marathon migration of our boreal birds into a race for survival by Bridget Stutchbury
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Ontario Nature’s reserves provide a much-needed rest stop for tired avian travellers by Mark Carabetta
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The sprawling boreal region supports more birds than anywhere else in on earth. So why is so much of it turned into catalogues and junk mail? by Jeffrey Wells

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A guide to the great hawk migration by Mark Stabb

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Can efforts to protect an endangered minnow change the way we build communities? by David Lees
 

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