31 | FON News
The Young Naturalist — a whole new look; Pelee seeks Chief Naturalist.

31 | Around the Province
Elora Gorge: Your help needed; more development on the escarpment; non-refillable update; Second Marsh’s uncertain future.

33 | From Ottawa
Massive highway contemplated in Banff; northern parks still not safe; Point Pelee duck shooting.


4 | Mushrooms — to eat or not to eat
By John F. Morgan-Jones

8 | Myth & Magic
By Derek Robinson

23 | Living Art — Nature’s Way
By Reginald Godden

26 | Lichen? A Most Puzzling Plant
By David Barr

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