ON Nature is Ontario’s award-winning magazine. Published quarterly, ON Nature brings readers closer to nature by exploring Ontario’s natural areas and wildlife and providing insight into current environmental issues.

The publication features in-depth articles by nature specialists and stunning colour photography.

red fox
Light Pollution feature spread


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Jeff Yamaguchi
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Ontario Nature

ON Nature readers are members of Ontario Nature. They are committed to conservation, loyal to the magazine and responsive to advertising. Active outdoor enthusiasts, they spend their leisure time discovering, exploring and enjoying nature – birding, hiking, camping and travelling.

Ontario Nature is a respected, non-profit nature and conservation organization, founded in 1931 as a voice for the conservation of Ontario’s natural heritage. The Ontario Nature community includes more than 30,000 members and supporters and 150 community member groups.

Lest We Forget, ON Nature magazine, Autumn 2019
Great horned owl

Reader Profile

  • Naturalists and outdoor enthusiasts
  • Committed to conservation
  • Affluent and intelligent
  • Purchasers of recreational equipment and environmentally-friendly products
  • Avid travelers
  • Responsive to advertising
Ontario Power Generation - Protecting Biodiversity

Spring 2023 Preview

Publishing on March 10

Bruce Trail hike

Tracing the Freedom Trail

A young Black woman travels the length of the Bruce Trail in search of adventure while commemorating the Underground Railroad.

By Melina Damian

For Peat’s Sake

Human reliance on peat moss to keep gardens blooming is feeding the destruction of peatlands, which are critical to moderating climate change.  

By Jade Prevost-Manuel

peatlands, peat, northern

If You Build It, They Will Come

A team creating habitat for the notoriously finicky Kirtland’s warbler may have found a new way to bring breeding birds back to Ontario.

By Julia Zarankin

Last Word

A critique of #NoMowMay.  

By Lorraine Johnson and Sheila Colla

Summer 2023 Preview

Publishing on June 9

Fireflies, Frontenac Provincial Park

The Mysteries of Fireflies

Surprisingly little is known about the tiny insects that light up summer nights. Delving into the signals and behaviours of fireflies—many of which science has yet to decipher.

By Brian Banks

On the Waterfront

Cottages and other lakefront developments are encroaching on buffer zones that protect lake biodiversity and water quality. One county is doing something about it—and so should cottage owners.  

By Jade Prevost-Manuel

Cottages, Lake St. Peter
Gray wolf along riverbank

Lone Wolf

Biologists recently tracked a male wolf’s epic 18-month journey across four states and two provinces. The canid’s nearly 7,000-kilometre trek reveals the critical value of natural corridors.

By Conor Mihell

Last Word

Nature loss and climate change are spreading infectious diseases. 

By Lisa Richardson

Algae bloom on warm polluted river
Algonquin lookout with rainbow and autumn forest

Advertising – Summer 2023

Ad space deadline: March 24, 2023
Ad material deadline: March 31, 2023

Contact Jeffrey Yamaguchi, Advertising Sales Representative

416-508-2382 |

gray wolves in winter
Cision Newsfeed

Photos © (top to bottom) Missy Mandel, Paul Janosi, Alan Moote, MikoFox Photography, Andrew Cannizzaro, Maureen Barlin, Ted Goldring, Rick Harris, Robbin D Knapp, Olga Nohra, Malcolm Robertson, Pierre Cardon