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Kirtland’s warbler

Kirtland’s warbler

  First identified less than two centuries ago, North America’s rarest warbler makes an impressive comeback.  By Tim Tiner   Among species at risk, North America’s rarest warbler provides one of the few good-news stories. Brought back from the brink of extinction on its tiny Michigan breeding range, the tame, effusive, tail-bobbing Kirtland’s warbler has […]

Building bridges

Building bridges

I am writing in response to the Earth Watch article “Bridging over controversy” [Spring 2010, page 9]. As Canadian lead of the Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC) study and a longtime supporter of Ontario Nature, I want to assure your readers that protection of the natural environment was key throughout the DRIC study. The natural […]

Why we must protect Malcolm Bluff Shores

Why we must protect Malcolm Bluff Shores

By Caroline Schultz Those of you who work so diligently to defend this province’s rich natural heritage will understand that the acquisition over the next two years of a 423-hectare swath of the Bruce Peninsula known as Malcolm Bluff Shores is a very big deal. How big? Consider this: For an average hiker, it would […]

Wind wars

Wind wars

How we can live with turbines without wrecking the wilderness. By Anne Bell Illustration by Marco Cibola   Nature conservationists and green-energy advocates, so often allies in the battle to preserve the natural world, are finding themselves in opposition to each other on an increasingly important issue: the spread of wind farms across the province […]

A magical tour

A magical tour

Our Donors Champions for Nature Next to a sparkling Georgian Bay shoreline, under clear blue skies, Ontario Nature’s executive director, Caroline Schultz, and president of the board Brendon Larson led a group of our most loyal and generous donors belonging to Ontario Nature’s Champions of Nature program, as well as staff, on a tour of […]

Autumn 2010

Autumn 2010

The importance of nature reserves. By Caroline Schultz Ontario Nature’s ambitious campaign to conserve important habitat; going national with Rouge Park; the BP oil spill and Ontario’s birds. First identified less than two centuries ago, our rarest warbler makes a comeback. By Tim Tiner Donor spotlight: our Champions of Nature go on a magical tour. […]