33 | FON News
FON trip program.

36 | From Ottawa
Prejudice ends Point Pelee coyote study; Beaufort Sea drilling; Suffield Military Reserve grasslands should be saved; Planning Act overhaul in the works.

37 | Bird Report
By Clive E. Goodwin

39 | Around the Province
Porter Royal Commission into Electric Power Planning in Ontario; non-refillable update; Rattray Marsh – last push needed; Sibley Provincial Park logging; Shelter Valley help needed.


4 | John Muir’s Ontario Valley
By Elaine & John Theberge

10 | Long Point: Canada’s Bird Observatory
By Sandra Bendall

16 | The Unkillable Non-Refillable? Anatomy of an Issue
By Judith Parsons

24 | The Saunterer
By Susan & John Shaw

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