Current Issue — Summer 2023
The enchanting light shows of adult fireflies make ignoring the rest of their life cycle easy. But therein lie the threats to them.
By Brian Banks
An extraordinary journey by a solitary gray wolf reveals the challenges these animals encounter in their search for open territory.
By Conor Mihell
As natural shorelines give way to lawns and retaining walls, Ontario lakes are losing their ecological buffers. Will cottagers and governments rally to bring nature back to the waterfront?
By Jade Prévost-Manuel
Less Nature Means More Disease
By Lisa Richardson
ON Nature magazine is an award-winning quarterly that brings readers closer to nature by exploring Ontario’s natural species and spaces, and providing insight on pressing conservation issues.
ON Nature’s contributors include award-winning journalists and photographers and experienced conservationists. The magazine is published by the one of the province’s leading environmental organizations, Ontario Nature.
Read more about ON Nature magazine.
Ontario’s Bats – Summer 2006
As the only flying mammals in the world bats make an impressive claim to fame. Eight species of these nocturnal creatures live in Ontario.
Root of Temptation – Summer 2018
Once Canada’s second-biggest export, wild American ginseng is increasingly rare today as poachers track it down for its valuable root. So why are conservation measures lagging?
2019 National Magazine Awards, Finalist for Short Feature Writing
The Cutting Edge – Spring 2016
When it comes to grassland birds, farmers are the greatest hope for their preservation. Here’s how some enterprising growers are combining nature protection with making a living.
2017 National Magazine Awards, Silver for Short Feature Writing
Blinded By the Light – Summer 2017
Artificial light is a pollutant, affecting habitat and health of all plants and creatures – including humans. Why the night must be brought back.
2018 National Magazine Awards, Finalist for Short Feature Writing