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Fall 2021

5 | This Issue A promise worth keeping. By Caroline Schultz 7 | Earth Watch New Trail Welcomes All Visitors Controversial Highway Development on Hold Making Our Nature Reserves Count Jeffrey (Red) George: Featured Artist Trail Blazer Honoured Growing the Sydenham River Nature Reserve Bill Signals Hope for Communities Affected by Pollution A Conservation Vision […]

Summer 2010

Summer 2010

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueHow much for that ecosystem?By Caroline Schultz On the cover24 | Songs of the BobolinkSmall changes on farmlands could help reverse the steep decline of a grassland species whose joyous chorus once filled the air.By Cecily Ross 8 | Earth WatchOntario Nature’s Biodiversity Watch List; more reasons to go outside; the […]

Summer 2021

5 | This Issue The Good Fight. By Caroline Schultz 7 | Earth Watch Bear Wise tips Cormorants and plastics A new partnership Safeguarding Wesleyville ATVs harming wetlands Park safety Smera Sukumar: Featured Photographer Saving Simcoe wetlands Protecting Minesing’s biodiversity 38 | Last Word Protecting Nature on Unceded Lands. By Tom Cowie 36 | Our […]

Spring 2021

ON Nature magazine Table of Contents Spring 2021

38 | Last Word Ontario’s “Zombie Highway” is Back. By Tim Gray 36 | Our Community   Voices of Ontario Nature members. By Chris Robinson, Ann Atkinson and Spencer Burton 35 |Our Member Groups  Fighting for Lake Simcoe. By Lisa Richardson ON Nature magazine is an award-winning quarterly that brings readers closer to nature by exploring […]

Winter 2020

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2020 Issue

38 | Last Word When the going gets tough… By Anne Bell 36 | Our Community   Welcome to the Gananoque Lake Nature Reserve. By Caroline Schultz 35 |Our Member Groups  A nature experience for all. By Lisa Richardson ON Nature magazine is an award-winning quarterly that brings readers closer to nature by exploring Ontario’s natural […]

Fall 2020

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue The case for protected places.By Caroline Schultz 7 | Earth Watch Youth Summit goes virtual, Bog at risk, Land-use policy news, Photo contest winners, Mer Bleue bog And more… 38 | Last Word Restoring Nature’s Health Post-COVID By Victor Doyle 37 | Our Community   Awards Celebrate Nature Heroes By Anna […]

Summer 2020

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue A new normal.By Caroline Schultz 7 | Earth Watch Great Lakes Guide, Nature reserve restoration, Bear hunt resumes, New fish in Junction Creek And more… 38 | Last Word Nature’s slide toward sameness. By Rachel Plotkin 37 | Our Community   Revitalizing our relationship with Mother Earth. By Kirsten Dahl 36 […]

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 IssueHumanity’s legacy.By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Windsor to permanently protect Ojibway Shores Cormorant hunt Monitoring invasive wild boars Francis Cook receives the Order of Canada Restoring Junction Creek Featured Photography Bill McDonald ALUS expansion Bird-friendly hay Logging Threatens Black Bay Peninsula species 36 |Our Member GroupsOutdoor learning in Norfolk.By […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2019

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2019

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueThe people spoke.By Caroline Schultz 7 | Earth Watch Monitoring Ontario’s snakes with a Long-term Monitoring Protocol Preventing Lyme Disease and being aware of ticks A new bat nature guide A legal challenge to piping plover habitat destruction Prescribed burn at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve on Pelee Island Swift Rapids […]

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 IssueSpecial places.By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth WatchTracking milkweed; vote for nature; counting Christmas birds;protect the places we love. 36 | Member GroupsA founding Ontario Nature group honoured in London.By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our CommunityA founding Ontario Nature group honoured in London.By Vanessa Lupton 38 | Last WordReigniting Ontario’s commitment […]

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 […]