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ON Nature Magazine Spring 2020

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue The path forward.By Caroline Schultz 7 | Earth Watch Mushroom workshops, Fighting phragmites, A new breeding bird atlas, Protecting the Holland Marsh And more… 38 | Last Word Where is the political will to protect habitat? By Julee Boan and Rachel Plotkin 37 | Our Community   Citizens save a wetland. […]

Seasons Magazine Winter 1995

Seasons Magazine Winter 1995

DEPARTMENTS 8 | Earth Watch Calling a halt to the spring bear hunt; Bats only—no gate-crashers allowed; voice of support for the escarpment plan; sustainable-forest plan tested; a chance to protect roadless wilderness; Canada and Mexico protect monarchs; J. Murray Speirs Ecological Reserve is created; update on Presqu’ile plan. 42 | Insider Introducing Eco-net; Petrel […]

Seasons Magazine Autumn 1995

Seasons Magazine Autumn 1995

DEPARTMENTS 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. FEATURES 14 | Presqu’ile […]

Seasons Magazine Summer 1995

Seasons Magazine Summer 1995

DEPARTMENTS 7 | Earth Watch Ontario expands Wabakimi Park to 900,000 hectares; Parks Ontario: putting the pieces back together; wolf/coyote report is seriously flawed; Ontario’s proposed new Endangered Species Act dies. 36 | Insider Unauthorized fire set at Pelee Reserve; caring for our nature reserves; rare-bird reports now available. 38 | Election Special With the […]

Seasons Magazine Spring 1995

Seasons Magazine Spring 1995

DEPARTMENTS 9 | Earth Watch Westside Marsh: Wetland or quarry?; subdivision threatens Lynde Marsh; still no final word on Wabakimi; 404 extension: road going nowhere?; still timber, not forest, management; Algonquin timber plan revisited. 40 | Insider Eagerly awaiting our first easement; invasive species brochure in the works. 43 | Birder’s Notebook Stalking the elusive […]

Seasons Magazine Winter 1998

Seasons Magazine Winter 1998

DEPARTMENTS 5 | In This Issue  The stories stones tell.By Victoria Foote 6 | EarthwatchRouge Valley victory short lived; Lake Erie too clean; lack of legislation leaves species at risk. 14 | Letters  17 | This Season  Gary and Joanie McGuffin go on the adventure of a lifetime, again and again.By Margaret Carney 36 | Insider  Behind the […]

Seasons Magazine Autumn 1998

Seasons Magazine Autumn 1998

DEPARTMENTS 5 | In This IssueJohn Muir shows us the way.By Stephan Fuller 6 | EarthwatchVictoria Point victory; tampering with the science education curriculum; the regeneration of a savannah. 14 | Letters  17 | This Season  Uber-birders Mike Runtz and Bruce Di Labio go head to head in the Taverner Cup.By Jeff Harrison 36 | Insider  Behind […]

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2019

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2019

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue A vote for nature. By Caroline Schultz 7 | Earth Watch Tree planting program saved, How to photograph a bumble bee, Wetland protection in Ontario, Photo contest winner unveiled, and more… 36 |Our Member Groups Soaring into the fall. By Noah Cole 37 | Our Community Wetland gift creates a […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2019

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2019

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Humanity’s legacy. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Ojibway Shores protected, Monitoring wild boars, ALUS expansion, Bird-friendly hay, and more… 36 |Our Member Groups Outdoor learning in Norfolk. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community Friend of nature passes on her passion. By Portia Mohlmann 38 | Last Word […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2019

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2019

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue The people spoke. By Caroline Schultz 7 | Earth Watch Monitoring Ontario’s snakes, Preventing Lyme, A new bat guide, The benefits of fire, And more… 36 | Our Member Groups Spring is for the birds. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community Trees of life. By Danielle Duchin 38 | […]

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2018

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2018

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue A fine balance. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Christmas Bird Counts; honouring Canada’s fallen soldiers; boreal outreach; federal safety net for species. 36 | Member Groups Celebrating a northern legacy. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community Supporting the next generation of environmental leaders. By Danielle Duchin 38 […]

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2018

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2018

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue A dull roar. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch BioBlitz challenge; disappearing turtles; neonics fight continues; Picturing Protection photo contest winners. 36 | Member Groups Nature Network flourishes in the east. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community Conservation heroes recognized. By Jaklynn Nimec 38 | Last Word Forestry […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2018

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2018

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Wild at heart. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Indigenous solar project; Bee City expansion; monitoring mudpuppies; protecting Ojibway Shores. 36 | Member Groups Bird safety group turns 25. By Noah Cole 37 | Our Community Protecting nature for future generations. By Kirsten Dahl 38 | Last Word A […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2018

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2018

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Special places. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Tracking milkweed; vote for nature; counting Christmas birds; protect the places we love. 36 | Member Groups A founding Ontario Nature group honoured in London. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community A founding Ontario Nature group honoured in London. By […]

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2017

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2017

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Fostering community conservation. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Great Lakes grasshopper; engaging northern citizen scientists; another successful summit; a new wetland guide; Master Naturalists program expands. 36 | Our Member Groups Habitat corridors protect Hamilton’s pollinators. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community A legacy of dedication to […]

ON Nature Magazine Autumn 2017

ON Nature Magazine Autumn 2017

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Public defenders. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Ratsnake research; our special pollinator spaces; bike trail benefits; south shore success; honouring conservation heroes; collaborating with Indigenous communities. 36 | Member Groups A win for the Nottawasaga River. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community Conservation heroes feted. By Kirsten […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2017

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2017

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue If there is a will, there is a way. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Snapping turtle win; boreal outreach; the case against pesticides; surveying salamanders; photo contest finalists. 36 | Our Member Groups Our strength in numbers. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community A friend of nature: […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2017

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2017

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue A time of rejuvenation. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch A guide to spiders, counting reptile roadkill, reducing bird strikes, partnership for pollinators, Indigenous perspectives on conservation offsets. 35 | Our Member Groups A golden jubilee. By Lisa Richardson 36 | Our Community Sydenham River joins Ontario Nature’s nature […]

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2016

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2016

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue When the going gets tough… By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Protecting Rouge Park; northern partners; summer outreach; Youth Summit success; trashing Oxford County; Ostrander Point victory. 36 | Our Community Chasing trout. 37 | Our Member Groups Protecting tallgrass prairie. By Lisa Richardson 38 | Last Word To […]

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2016

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2016

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Nature’s bond. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Protecting grasslands; softshell turtle refuge; hog-nosed havens; pollinator protection; advancing citizen science; from wasteland to reserve; snapping turtle sorrows; Anne Bell reflects. 36 | Our Member Groups   Celebrating 25 years of rainforest conservation. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community   Ontario […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2016

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2016

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Call of the wild. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Gains for a greener future; the health benefits of nature; counting salamanders; counting the Sydenham River Nature Reserve. 37 | Our Member Groups Membership has its rewards. 38 | Last Word Bolstering our environmental rights. By Anne Bell FEATURES […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2016

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2016

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue A river runs through it. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Caribou concerns; controlling sea lamprey; sustainable trail building; reflected lights and bird strikes; master naturalists; protecting the Greenbelt. 34 | Our Community A lasting legacy. 37 | Our Member Groups On the trail with field botanists. 38 | […]

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2015

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2015

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueSkin in the game.By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth WatchPlovers make a comeback; air quality improves; nature reserve renamed; halting wetland destruction; beech bark disease; inspiring the next generation. 35 | Our Community  Heart and soul. 37 | Our Member Groups  A Misery Bay mystery. 38 | Last WordStrategies abound, but where is […]

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2015

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2015

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueTwenty-five cents.By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth WatchHawk Cliff Woods campaign; greenest school; curing bats; cycling the Greenebelt; fire ants spread an invasive plant; rusty crayfish; microbeads; a decade of leadership. 35 | Our Community  Conservation heroes recognized. 37 | Our Member Groups  BioBlitz trail blazers. 38 | Last WordReviving the agricultural diversity […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2015

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2015

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Embracing conservation. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Greenbelt protection; city fish; summer camps; naturalist training; bird-friendly coffee; bioslicks; ragweed on the rise; nature reserves 101; another declining bee; bumble bee champion. 36 | Our Community   Ten thousand hours. 37 | Our Member Groups   Four new member groups. 38 […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2015

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2015

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Cornerstone of a greener Ontario. By Caroline Schultz 7 | Letters Eye-opener; cottagers as stewards; getting the tracks straight. 8 | Earth Watch COSEWIC review; island threatened; BioBlitz 2015; reserve repairs; bird-friendly glass; biocontrol; turtle tracking; Greenbelt celebrates 10th anniversary, atlas update. 36 | Our Community   Waiting-room conservation. 37 | […]

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2014

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2014

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueHalf empty.By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth WatchAmerican marten in focus; new nature sanctuary; how wood frogs brave the winter; notable snake sighting; winter tracking 101; toxic fallout at Grassy Narrows; sprawl costs, big time. 36 | Our Community  We are lost together. 37 | Our Member Groups  Much to celebrate in Kawartha. […]

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2014

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2014

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueProtect our pollinators.By Caroline Schultz 6 | LettersA culture of fear. 8 | Earth WatchProtecting Lake Superior shoreline; crunchy cattails; missing frog; stewardship on the farm; shoreline naturalization; hiking hotspots; roadside habitat; coal-free Ontario; Rouge Park fixes; childhood friends reunite. 36 | Our Community  Eco-heroes walk among us. 37 | Our Member […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2014

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2014

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueRemembering Lorne Almack.By Caroline Schultz 7 | LettersWoodpeckers revisited; cats and birds. 8 | Earth WatchClimate change wreaks havoc; Year of the Salamander; Midhurst residents oppose development; photographer Robert McCaw; birding abroad; pollinator campaign; help us grow the Lost Bay Nature Reserve. 36 | Our Member Groups  Niagara Falls Nature Club readies […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2014

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2014

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueLegal action pays off.By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth WatchFields and feathers; thirty years of tracking herps; slow turtles, fast cars; guide helps planners protect Greenway; restoration work at Kinghurst; David and Goliath. 37 | Our Community  Krug legacy lives on. 35 | Our Member Groups  Nature London is 150 years young. 38 […]

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2013

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2013

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueTo sleep or not to sleep.By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth WatchThe right to nature; surveying the wild harvest; growing threat to the Attawapiskat River; bringing savanna back to Ontario; the quintessential Canadian experience; lawsuit launched to protect Ontario’s Endangered Species Act. 35 | Our Member Groups  Nature Network nearing 150 groups. […]

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2013

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2013

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Fool’s gold: Under the guide of efficiency and streamlining the government tarnished the Endangered Species Act. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Safer roads for wildlife; going mobile with the new reptile and amphibian app; cutting on private woodlots; the plight of the monarch; top two nature photos; Pickering […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2013

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2013

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueListening to butterflies: Experts can’t pinpoint exactly why butterfly populations are shifting but it should give us pause.By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth WatchThe reptile and amphibian atlas goes mobile; free-ranging cats run amok; introducing Sauble Dunes Nature Reserve; local food promotion in the north; Rouge Park BioBlitz. 35 | Our […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2013

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2013

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueA safety net for wildlife: Why we must save the Endangered Species Act.By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth WatchBuildings become bird-friendly; the Greenbelt gets an addition; how you can help save Ontario’s frogs; the swans of Burlington Bay; butterflies and gardens; long-time donors Fred and Jean Mooi talk to us about […]

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2012

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2012

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Fred Bodsworth: The legacy of a famous author, birder and past president. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Citizen scientists make record contributions to Ontario Nature’s atlas; the Christmas Bird Count is about to begin; Ontario Nature gets a new reserve; local food systems in northern Ontario; regional club […]

ON Nature Magazine Autumn 2012

ON Nature Magazine Autumn 2012

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Keeping the wild in wilderness: Good policy is as important as nature reserves. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Province refuses to ban hunting snapping turtles; sustainable aggregate extraction; a park for everyone; an unlikely home for bank swallows; the Nature Guardians’ big year; Board of Directors vice-president Kevin […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2012

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2012

DEPARTMENTS 6 | This Issue Three strikes: The Province puts wildlife protection at risk. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Counting kestrels for conservation; tips for perfect canoe trips; Malcolm Bluff Shores now fully protected; hundreds of participants attend Ontario Nature’s wetlands conference; all creatures great and small on our nature reserves; remembering Dr. […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2012

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2012

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue A Birder’s Delight: Nature lovers enjoy an early spring every year. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Conservation groups fight back against mining in old-growth forest; more than 11,000 people sign petition to ban the hunt of snapping turtles; First Nations demand opportunity for meaningful participation in Ring of […]

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2011

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2011

DEPARTMENTS 6 | This Issue The Problem with Aggregates: Can we find a way to make highways green? By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Peregrine falcons found at Malcolm Bluff Shores; how to nail the perfect picture; on the trail of creeping, crawling and slithering creatures; facing off against the emerald ash borer; a […]