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 for the Highlands Corridor
18 | Call of the Wild
Bird calls and songs are giving scientists new insights into avian behaviour and population patterns. How researchers are gathering information for the third Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas by listening. By Brian Banks
24 | The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Woman
Maydianne Andrade, an expert on black widow spiders (and their many cousins), reveals the myths about a misunderstood and maligned Ontario (yes, that is correct) species. By Allan Britnell
28 | Overrun
The COVID-19 pandemic has ignited a back-to-nature movement that is putting pressure on sensitive habitats across Ontario. Too many people outdoors is not the problem; not enough greenspace dedicated for recreation is. By Conor Mihell
38 | Last Word
Ode to Toronto’s Secret Slitherer.
By Gideon Forman
34 | Our Member Groups
By Lisa Richardson
36 | Our Community
Conservation Award Winners.
By Ron Corkum
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