Lest We Forget, ON Nature magazine, Autumn 2019

Lest We Forget

Do Ontarians still remember what true wilderness looks like? Lake Superior’s north shore offers a much-needed reminder.

The Leafy Viking, ON Nature magazine, Autumn 2019

The Leafy Viking

Norway maples may be pretty but they are greedy and fast-spreading, pushing out native trees from Ontario’s woodlots and putting entire ecosystems at risk. Is it time for a ban?

The Boar War, ON Nature magazine, Autumn 2019

The Boar War

Wild pigs are on the move in Ontario’s countryside, leaving a trail of habitat destruction and agricultural damage. But there is still time to stop the invaders before they go hog wild.

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