5 | View from Locke House
My own private Kyoto: How I plan to stop driving my car – at least not as much.
By Nancy Clark

6 | Earth Watch
Not-so-smart growth; battles to watch; moraine development freeze; seed source matters; Ontario land trusts growing; Dombind’s never-ending saga.

17 | This Season
A passion for plants: Philip Fry’s philosophy of habitat gardening.
By Craille Maguire Gillies

44 | Insider
FON conference works to save woods; meet Jim Faught, FON’s new executive director.

46 | Endpoint
The death of outdoor education.
By Mike Morris


On the cover
20 | Upwardly Mobile
Remaining calm while hiking the canopy in the Haliburton Forest.
By Victoria Foote

25 | Zooming In
Winning images from Seasons’ 2001 nature photo contest.

30 | Which Wood is Good?
We investigate certified wood standards – plus products available.
By Sylvia Putz

42 | Those Drab, Olive Birds
A beginner’s guide to identifying flycatchers.
By Nancy Clark

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2001 cover

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