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.

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Fall 2021 Preview

Publishing on September 10

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Call of the Wild

Bird calls and songs are giving scientists new insights into avian behaviour and population patterns. How researchers are gathering data for Ontario’s third Breeding Bird Atlas by listening.

By Brian Banks

A couple enjoying an autumn walk in High Park, Toronto


The COVID-19 pandemic has ignited a back-to-nature movement that is putting pressure on sensitive habitats across Ontario. The problem is not that there are too many people—it is that there is not enough dedicated greenspace.  

By Conor Mihell

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The Amazing Adventures of Spider-woman

A profile of Dr. Maydianne Andrade, a Toronto evolutionary biologist and co-founder of the Canadian Black Scientists Network, who specializes in studying black widow spiders (yes, an Ontario species).

By Allan Britnell

Algonquin lookout with rainbow and autumn forest

Ad space deadline: Friday, June 25, 2021
Ad material deadline: Friday, July 2, 2021

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Winter 2021 Preview

Publishing on December 3

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The Craft and Culture of the Birch Bark Canoe

The Indigenous art of canoe building is imperilled by a growing difficulty in obtaining the needed natural materials, but master builders like Dan Couchie continue to keep the ancient practice alive.

By Vince Nogueira

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Standing Up for the Camp Robber

The iconic Canada jay, also known as the whiskey jack, has become an increasingly rare sight in Ontario. Will a campaign to designate the jay Canada’s national bird focus attention on its plight?  

By Conor Mihell

Autumn field and forest, Bruce County

The Man Who Saved Ontario From Blowing Away

When over farming threatened to engulf southern Ontario in sand, Edmund Zavitz spearheaded the Agreement Forests program. One hundred years later, we can learn much from the father of Ontario forestry.

By Ian Coutts

Algonquin lookout with rainbow and autumn forest

Ad space deadline: Friday, September 10, 2021
Ad material deadline: Friday, September 17, 2021

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