2 | President’s Page
Is corporate Canada changing its attitude toward the environment?
By Doug Thomas
4 | Earth Watch
Long-waited wetlands policy pushes flexibility rather than protection; Kerrio delivers remaining parks; the future direction of Quetico; Niagara Escarpment up for grabs?
43 | Notes
Welcoming Lincoln Alexander; wetlands publication hot off the press; FON video wins award; volunteers needed at Quetico.
44 | Birder’s Notebook
The solitary vireo: Mating rites.
By Ross James
46 | Groundswell
The Temagami Environmental Assessment Decision: The legal perspective.
By Richard D. Lindgren
On the cover
14 | Have Kids, Will Paddle
Take your children wilderness canoeing. They may catch the spirit that will link them to the wilds forever.
By Suzanne Kingsmill
20 | Purple Invader
Beautiful, aggressive and virtually indestructible, purple loosestrife is ravaging our wetlands.
By Jack Hanna
24 | What’s a Forest For?
The perception of forests as just a wood source is being challenged at Ontario’s most extensive environmental hearing.
By Marion Strebig
30 | Marlborough Country
A user’s guide to the Marlborough Forest, a little-known oasis in eastern Ontario.
By Mark Williamson and Madeline Austen
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