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…

On the Cover

30 | A Healing Harvest

Could farming help stem climate change? Practitioners of regenerative agriculture are putting the science to the test — and reaping the rewards.

By Cecily Ross


18 | Trail Blazers

An Ontario couple is trekking across Canada to inspire others on outdoor adventures. This summer, Ontario is theirs to discover.

By Conor Mihell


24 | Fool’s Gold

The spread of invasive goldfish is threatening Ontario’s lake habitats and squeezing out native fish. Can these abandoned family pets be kept from running wild?

By Ray Ford

38 | Last Word

Nature’s slide toward sameness.

By Rachel Plotkin

37 | Our Community  

Revitalizing our relationship with Mother Earth.

By Kirsten Dahl

36 |Our Member Groups 

Canadian soil, Jewish roots.

By Lisa Richardson

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