52 | Annual Conference Report
Held in Toronto. Conservation winners. Photo contest winners. Resolutions.
55 | FON News
Action conference on acid rain; Birding in Toronto.
56 | Queen’s Park/From Ottawa
Trespass proposal white paper; parks master plan delayed; tougher water protection policies; progress in national parks; Parks Canada policy approved.
60 | Bird Report
Birds of last winter.
By Clive E. Goodwin
On the cover
4 | Marsh Tapestry
The weaving begins in the water.
By Susan Shaw
10 | Wetland Panorama
A watery web in time and space.
By John H. Sparling
18 | Battles for Wetlands
Rattray Marsh: A Pyrrhic victory?; Second March: Flowers gratefully declined; Minesing Swamp: National heritage.
By Ed Hanna, Jack Collins, and Rysa Hanna
29 | Wetland Primer
Illustrated guide to the basic wetland types.
35 | Wetland$…
For value received.
By Douglas Hoffman
38 | Shrinking Wetlands
What you can do.
By Ron Reid
42 | FON’s Wetland Policy
Plus the major wetlands of outstanding interest.
43 | What’s Happening with Wetlands
News on wetlands around Ontario.
By Ron Reid
46 | Cool… Clear… Water
Forays into the underwater world.
By David Barr
Photos © S.J. Krasemann, Denis Rupert, John Shaw