The fluctuations in water levels that make residents clamour for intervention are essential to maintaining local habitats. Can the temptation to meddle in natural cycles in place since the ice age be resisted? By Conor Mihell
24 | Trumpeting a Victory
Trumpeter swans have staged a remarkable recovery, thanks largely to a decades-long volunteer effort. A look inside a restoration program that brought a cherished species back from near extinction. By Patricia Hluchy
30 | Going Wild
As the movement to “re-wild” properties spreads, so do conflicts among neighbours and authorities. One person’s untended haven of biodiversity is another’s weedy eyesore. By David Israelson
38 | Last Word
Protecting Nature on Unceded Lands.
By Tom Cowie
36 | Our Member Groups
Saving a Unique Landscape.
By Lisa Richardson
37 | Our Community
Celebrating the Life of a Dedicated Birder.
By Kirsten Dahl
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