5 | This Issue
A history lesson. By Caroline Schultz
A team creating habitat for the notoriously finicky Kirtland’s warbler may have found a new way to bring breeding birds back to Ontario. By Julia Zarankin
A young Black woman travels the length of the Bruce Trail in search of adventure while commemorating the Underground Railroad. By Melina Damian
30 | For Peat’s Sake
Human reliance on peat moss to keep gardens blooming is feeding the destruction of peatlands, which are critical to moderating climate change. By Jade Prévost-Manuel
38 | Last Word
The Downside of #NoMowMay
By Lorraine Johnson and Dr. Sheila Colla
34 | Our Member Groups
A legacy of nature reserve stewardship.
By Melissa Thomas
35 | Our Community
School of Flock raises awareness about bats.
By Hayley Raymond
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