5 | View from Locke House
The Globe and Mail wants me to build in the woods.
By Nancy Clark
6 | Earth Watch
Proposed quarry threatens endangered loggerhead shrike; tearing up the wilderness; water extraction may suck wetland dry; coastal habitat menaced by logging road; mother of the marsh: Fran Westman; Atlas off to flying start.
18 | This Season
Chatting up chickadees with researcher Daniel Mennill.
By Peter Christie
52 | Insider
Community outreach program expands; FON funds new environmental advisory committee events.
54 | Endpoint
Red taped: the fight to stop a corporate polluter.
By Linda Pim
On the cover
20 | The Other Wasaga Beach
The town’s rapid growth puts the dunes and its species under pressure.
By Adnan R. Khan
24 | Ontario Beach Guide
Some of our favourite hangouts.
26 | Know Your Shells
Identify the creatures that once lived in these beach collectibles.
By Gerry Mackie
30 | Midsummer’s Feast
Learn about wild edible plants and sustainable harvesting, and sample a few recipes.
By Jennifer Khan
37 | Winning Words
The best poetry, fiction and essay writing from Seasons’ nature writing contest.
50 | Butterfly Quiz
Test your knowledge and win in our new contest.
Photos © Tom McMillan, Kathryn Mooij, Robert McCaw