5 | This Issue
We Reap What We Sow. By Caroline Schultz
6 | Earth Watch
- Gananoque Lake Nature Reserve biodiversity
- Valuing wetland benefits including water quality
- A call for stewards at the Wilfred G. Crozier Nature Reserve
- Black ash species at risk
- The truth about the housing crisis
- Making urban nature count, near-urban nature
- Forests: A front line defence against climate change
- And more…
The whining, chirping, whirring and buzzing of insects are indelible parts of Ontario’s summer soundscape. Here is how grasshoppers, cicadas, crickets and katydids ﬁll backyards and meadows with song. By Lesley Grant
The earthworms that are welcome in people’s gardens are wreaking havoc on forests. How did Ontario become ﬁlled with invasive worm species? By Ian Coutts
38 | Last Word
There is no good type of disposable waste
By Melina Damian
34 | Our Member Groups
A tree for every resident in Halton Hills.
By Lisa Richardson
36 | Our Community
Hydro One is giving back to nature.
By Kayla Salive
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