Seasons Winter 2003

Seasons Winter 2003

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue The Last Issue of Seasons: The name of the magazine is changing, but the content remains the same. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Asian longhorned beetle threatens our forest; proper EAs needed even for green power; river rafting down the Groundhog; caribou and gray wolf habitat at risk; […]

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Seasons Summer 2003

Seasons Summer 2003

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House Saying Goodbye: After five and a half years, it’s time for a new view. By Nancy Clark 8 | Earth Watch Reporting on the OLL; the decline of the goblin fern; species-at-risk list grows; alarming decrease in the number of boreal bird species; profiling bad fish; on the […]

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Seasons Spring 2003

Seasons Spring 2003

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House Wilderness with rules. By Nancy Clark 8 | Earth Watch That’s one cool rock; barrier-free wilderness; Ouellette’s miscue; natural garden pest controls; Marshfield Woods saved; court supports Grey County group on groundwater extraction; Ontario’s species championed by provincial auditor; outdoor education is endangered. 15 | The Seasoned Pro […]

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Seasons Autumn 2003

Seasons Autumn 2003

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Paper Grows on Trees: Why can’t Seasons be printed on FSC-certified stock? By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Ontario adds 109 OLL sites; fungus could decimate flowering dogwood; invasion of the emerald ash borer; Crothers Woods revival; pesticides in our rivers; government slow to reinstate much needed land tax […]

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Seasons Spring 2002

Seasons Spring 2002

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View From Locke House ‘Tis the season when familiar creatures, including magazines, are seen in a new light. By Nancy Clark 8 | Earth Watch Birding in the Arctic; Algonquin wolves safe for now; reptiles need help; baby bird rescues; trees to brag about; walking in poets’ footsteps. 15 | The Seasoned […]

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Seasons Summer 2002

Seasons Summer 2002

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House Canoe trip: How my four-year-old weathered two days of rain in Bon Echo. By Nancy Clark 8 | Earth Watch Site protects rare species; tracking turtle smugglers; keeping mosquitoes away naturally; Canada fails to protect nests; turn off your car engines; Ontario curriculum not green enough; lawn pesticide […]

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Seasons Winter 2002

Seasons Winter 2002

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House Big, black birds: Why do we like some animals and not others? By Nancy Clark 8 | Earth Watch Teenagers can take action; giant swallowtails overwinter in Niagara; salamanders count on trees; the dirt on road salt; saving the Carden Alvar; province may loosen logging rules; builder makes […]

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Seasons Autumn 2002

Seasons Autumn 2002

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House Front porch wildlife viewing: Wildlife watching at home has its own rewards. By Nancy Clark 8 | Earth Watch Ontario Living Legacy parks; protecting Lake Superior’s waters; monarchs will recover from Mexican freeze; what’s a tree worth. 13 | The Seasoned Pro For the love of turtles: Biologist […]

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Seasons Spring 1990

Seasons Spring 1990

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page FON’s burst of growth in 1980s a harbinger of exciting 1990s. By Doug Thomas 6 | Earth Watch Ganaraska report: the answer to Project X; Grey County sizzles over Sydenham mills; SPOF2 seeking healthy aquatic ecosystems; cleaning up the rocky Saugeen; forestry hearing: Industry is next; talking about old-growth forests; […]

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Seasons Winter 1990

Seasons Winter 1990

DEPARTMENTS 4 | President’s Page How this Naturalist got hooked for life. By Mary E. Smith 7 | Earth Watch Review of Escarpment plan: what’s it all about?; timber demands violate integrity of Missinaibi Park; natives seek strong voice in plan for Polar Bear Park; park to provide gravel for road?; getting the goods on […]

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Seasons Summer 1990

Seasons Summer 1990

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Refining economic arguments for a cleaner environment. By Doug Thomas 6 | Earth Watch Constance Creek: a case study in wetlands loss; protecting the Missinaibi; Matchedash Bay: fooling with mother nature; escarpment becomes biosphere reserve; victory on the Rouge Valley; joint management agreement for Temagami forests; Polar Bear Park management […]

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Seasons Autumn 1990

Seasons Autumn 1990

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Saving the natural world – with a little help from your friends. By Mary E. Smith 5 | Earth Watch Local residents strongly oppose park in northeast; E.R.C.A. seeks to convert wetland to golf course; “Forests for Tomorrow” up at bat; peregrines nest in Ontario after 20-year absence; O.M.B. decisions […]

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Seasons Autumn 1991

Seasons Autumn 1991

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Finding your place in the FON. By Mary E. Smith 7 | Earth Watch Seeking solutions to Ontario’s planning conundrums; Tax rebate program needs support; Minister endorses plans for Algonquin; Little action on Purple Loosestrife; The lethal load of lead shot; Ontario sets up study for moraine; Hydro hearings kick […]

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Seasons Spring 1991

Seasons Spring 1991

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page FON and conservation authorities: Finding common ground. By Mary E. Smith 6 | Earth Watch Aulneau slated for logging and game management; coyotes plague sheep farmers in Grey-Bruce; Long Point’s inner bay at risk; planes and ducks at Oro-Barrie-Orillia Airport; Ontario to get environmental bill of rights; pesticide panel would […]

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Seasons Winter 1991

Seasons Winter 1991

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Looking forward to the next sixty. By Mary E. Smith 7 | Earth Watch Latest wetlands policy statement full of loopholes; Escarpment Plan: It’s here to stay; Big Chute: Big pity; A muddled wildlife strategy; a tale of two orphaned bears. 39 | Notes Meet FON’s new executive director; staff […]

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Seasons Summer 1991

Seasons Summer 1991

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Thoughts on our park system. By Mary E. Smith 8 | Notes ONRS seeks records. 9 | Earth Watch Missinaibi a test case for waterway parks; Scotsdale’s old growth logged; more motorboat access sought in Quetico Park; conservation authority builds in wetland; new Trees Act for private lands. 15 | […]

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ON Nature Autumn 2004

ON Nature Autumn 2004

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue A Fine Balance Is there a meeting ground between environmentalists and the aggregate industry? By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Mining along Lake Superior’s shoreline; new chemical compounds found in gull eggs; an energy boost for Ontario. 15 | Profile Man With a Plan – Superintendent Robin Reilly wants […]

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ON Nature Summer 2004

ON Nature Summer 2004

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue Who You Are Our members tell us what they think. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Why some exotic plants thrive; curbing urban sprawl; is bottled water really cleaner than tap water? 15 | Profile The Domino Effect: Professor Yan and the spiny water flea that changed an entire […]

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ON Nature Spring 2004

ON Nature Spring 2004

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue Decision Time We need to stop the ongoing degradation of our fresh water. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Join the spring owl survey; protest the Red Hill Creek Expressway; stop the quarry in rare bird habitat; protect the escarpment from development. 15 | Profile The Riverkeeper: Lara Van […]

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ON Nature Winter 2004

ON Nature Winter 2004

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue New Arrivals Are all invasive species bad all the time? By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Saving our sand dunes; bird watching in the boreal forest; clotheslines in your neighbourhood. 15 | Profile Bearing Witness – Brian McHattie watches unhappily as Hamilton proceeds with its expressway through Red Hill […]

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Seasons Winter 1993

Seasons Winter 1993

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Calculating for the future. By John Cartwright 7 | Earth Watch Lac La Croix and Quetico: A bad bargain all around; reports pile up, but no forest policy comes down; the Green Door rescues Pickering airport lands; moraine strategy is ready for public input. 40 | Notes A conservationist view […]

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Seasons Autumn 1993

Seasons Autumn 1993

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page New trips and tours programs better than ever. By John Cartwright 7 | Earth Watch Southern Ontario to wait three years for lead-shot ban; report on old growth promotes conservation; Happy Birthday! More rail traffic for Algonquin; timber cuts still encroaching on Quetico Park; highway 60 or highway 460? 16 […]

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Seasons Summer 1993

Seasons Summer 1993

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Expanding our view of protection. By John Cartwright 7 | Earth Watch Report on Niagara Escarpment plan seriously flawed; timber plan covets prime caribou habitat; wetlands policy already being challenged; how will huge timber cuts affect Quetico. 42 | Notes Final year of fieldwork for provisional Mammal Atlas; update on […]

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Seasons Spring 1993

Seasons Spring 1993

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page The dilemma of direct mailing. By John Cartwright 7 | Earth Watch Join Megasin Lake’s fight for a fair EA; Superior Forest’s TMP needn’t wait for policy; Forest audit confirms FON’s suspicions; Second Marsh returned to City of Oshawa; “No net loss” is no gain for wetland; Wabakimi Park: a […]

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Seasons Winter 1992

Seasons Winter 1992

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Are we meddling or making amends? By John Cartwright 7 | Earth Watch Wetlands implementation guidelines fall short; mini-Sewell document from MMA; mixed reviews of “New Planning News”; draft evaluation system scores low; timber operators decline along with white pine; beetle biocontrol is closer; old growth advisory focuses on consumption; […]

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Seasons Summer 1992

Seasons Summer 1992

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Looking back over two years. By Mary Smith 8 | Earth Watch Ministry cancels gypsy moth spray program; Ontario to promote “desirable” development; proposals threaten Quetico’s future; good and bad news for Oak Ridges Moraine; the challenge of sustainability in Frenchman’s Bay; predators hunted at waterfowl refuge; paving the escarpment […]

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Seasons Spring 1992

Seasons Spring 1992

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Tomorrow’s conservationists. By Mary Smith 7 | Earth Watch Changes to game and fish act unveiled; forest plan proposes cuts next to six parks; deer cull at Rondeau postponed; plan for Turtle River Park lacks protection; Algonquin Park fishing agreement under way; National Parks policy gets an overhaul; Sewell planning […]

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Seasons Autumn 1992

Seasons Autumn 1992

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Leaving a legacy of warblers. By John Cartwright 7 | Earth Watch Wetlands policy – at last somebody listened; trees act revisions lack fibre; beetle to battle Purple loosestrife; Bill 162: push it through; quality cuts: Bracebridge tries selection harvest; more stands may fall as Missinaibi’s plan stalls; shrike habitat […]

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ON Nature Spring 2005

ON Nature Spring 2005

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue One Big Contributor Saying goodbye to Gregor Beck. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Oak Ridges Moraine update; no EA for proposed quarry along Lake Superior; caribou population in decline. 15 | Profile Miracle Worker – Absent for the province since the 1700’s, the trumpeter swan is back thanks […]

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ON Nature Summer 2005

ON Nature Summer 2005

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue Safe Places Is anywhere truly protected? By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Mining-friendly provincial policy; PWC drivers run amok; let your children go au naturel. 36 | Field Trip Native grasses. By Dan Schneider and Peter Pautler 41 | Inside Ontario Nature Meet our new executive director; tell us […]

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ON Nature Winter 2005

ON Nature Winter 2005

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue Happy Anniversary. Congratulations to our members for making Ontario a better place for three-quarters of a century. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Tall grass prairie in peril; herbicide kills more than just weeds; rejuvenating a forest. 15 | Profile Tree Hugger – Environmental commissioner and Ontario Nature life […]

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ON Nature Summer 2009

ON Nature Summer 2009

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue Natural Connections Our new program takes children outside. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Bat populations plummet as white nose syndrome spreads; scientists discover weird and wonderful ecosystems at the bottom of Lake Huron; the Greenbelt may be bigger. 40 | Bird Watch King Rail – Tucked into the […]

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ON Nature Spring 2009

ON Nature Spring 2009

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue Nature’s Economy Building on our natural capital is a sound investment. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Dangerously low calcium levels in boreal lakes trigger a break in the food chain; native wasps fend off non-native beetle infestations; the last road trip; where cars go to die. 36 | […]

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ON Nature Fall 2009

ON Nature Fall 2009

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue Battling the Bureaucracy The impenetrable environmental assessment process. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch New ideas about old-growth forests; kayakers clean up in Georgian Bay; green alternatives to salt; Guelph development encroaches on rare species habitat. On the cover 28 | Urban Nature   Plan Bee In the wake of […]

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ON Nature Winter 2009

ON Nature Winter 2009

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue The Big Picture Working toward a solution to climate change. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Forests get sprayed; quarry along Lake Superior shoreline gets the go-ahead; bringing back the chestnut; farming in Frontenac park ends; invasive gobies in the Great Lakes tributaries; climate change and the great lakes. […]

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ON Nature Spring 2018

ON Nature 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 […]

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Endpoint – Red taped- Seasons Summer 2001

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Insider – Behind the Scenes at FON – Seasons Summer 2001

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This season – chickadees- Seasons Summer 2001

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Letters – Seasons Summer 2001

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