Current IssueSpring 2020

Crying Wolf, canine scapegoats, feature article

Crying Wolf Spring 2020

A government proposal casts wolves and coyotes as scapegoats for declines in moose populations. But, as is so often the case, the offenders are probably closer to home.

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Woodland WondersSpring 2020

Wildflower expert Brian Carson has made a specialty of finding (and cultivating) rare trillium varieties and mutations—before developers’ bulldozers can wipe out their woodland habitats.

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A Tree Woven Through CultureSpring 2020

The steady decline of black ash is exacting a heavy price—not only on Ontario ecosystems but also on Indigenous traditions.

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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

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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.

Ginseng Feature Article Spread

Root of TemptationSummer 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

Grassland Birds and Farming Feature Article

The Cutting EdgeSpring 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

Light Pollution Feature Article Spread

Blinded By the LightSummer 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


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