7 | Earth Watch
Lead shot banned for waterfowl hunting; can Quetico’s wilderness survive?; forest management; Temagami: five lost years; the Morris Tract: a jewel in our midst.

27 | Birder’s Notebook
Were they just quiet today?
By Ted Cheskey

35 | Insider
New structure for FON council; conference report.


14 | Presqu’ile Reborn
The upcoming management plan offers a rare chance to set a new direction for one of Ontario’s finest parks.
By Doug McRae

20 | Photo Firsts
“A once-in-a-lifetime shot,” said the judges in choosing the Best in Show winner of our 1995 Photo Contest. Judge for yourself.

On the cover
24 | Off the Beaten Path in Algonquin
Craving solitude in this popular park? Here’s where the experts fo to be alone with wildlife and wilderness.
By Tim Turner

ON Nature Magazine Autumn 1995 cover

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