Winter 2008




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Departments

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declineofbio1
Conservation efforts should be proactive for a change by Caroline Schultz

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Birds versus planes: preventing collisions at Pearson airport; round two: saving Second Marsh … again; trash talk: using the Great Lakes as giant waste bins; poor planning: why dig a dump on top of pristine groundwater?

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

inhouse
Kids for Turtles: tomorrow’s conservation leaders

lastword
Farming communities are fanning the flames of a new environmental movement that protects both farmers and habitat by Bryan Gilvesy
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We are witnessing the disappearance of the grey ghosts of the boreal forest. If industry and logging continue to carve into caribou habitat, Ontario’s most elusive of big animals may be gone by the end of the century by Ray Ford

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The University of Guelph Arboretum provides a safe haven for our rarest trees by Allan Britnell

first10
A list of high-priority species fast-tracked for protection under the new Endangered Species Act by Tim Tiner

waylizard
And the massasauga and the wood turtle, along with most of our reptile populations, now in decline due to habitat fragmentation and loss, roads, poaching (turtles) and senseless killing (snakes). Is it too late to bring these cold-blooded creatures back from the brink? by Douglas Hunter

musselcrisis
A small band of committed researchers is determined to save Ontario’s freshwater mussels – critical to the health of aquatic ecosystems – from local extinction by Moira Farr

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