31 | Annual Meeting Report
Held in Thunder Bay. FON Resolutions. Conservation winners. Photo contest winners.

36 | FON News
New checklist for plants.

36 | Queen’s Park/From Ottawa
Predator control; Nanticoke industrial waste facilities rejected; floodplain policies; new arctic national parks.

39 | Around Ontario
Niagara Escarpment: a tragic retreat; OMB to review Niagara Fruitland natural areas; Killarney wilderness threatened by road.

45 | Bird Report
Winter 1977-78.
By Clive E. Goodwin


4 | Hitchhiking the Canadian Odyssey – with a Ten-year-old
By Archie Graham

12 | Coyotes in Ontario
By Carl Mrozek

20 | Arctic Adventure
By Allen B. Clarke

ON Nature Magazine Autumn 1978 cover

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