18 | Small is Bountiful
A tiny reserve just outside Toronto is home to stunning biodiversity – including more than 1,000 moth species – debunking the notion that only large natural expanses merit protection.
By Patricia Hluchy
24 | Burning Need
Fires can be ecological blessings, regenerating habitats of rare species. A “prescribed burn” at an alvar reserve shows how experts tame fire’s wild force.
By Conor Mihell
On the cover
Most Ontarians know belugas only from nature documentaries, but a hardy population of this marine species persists in the province’s northern reaches. Can it resist the impacts of climate change?
By Brian Banks
38 | Last Word
The Monarch Butterfly Effect.
By Lisa Richardson
37 | Our Community
Increasing access to nature.
By Portia Mohlmann
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