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Seasons Winter 1995

Seasons Winter 1995

DEPARTMENTS 8 | Earth Watch Calling a halt to the spring bear hunt; Bats only—no gate-crashers allowed; voice of support for the escarpment plan; sustainable-forest plan tested; a chance to protect roadless wilderness; Canada and Mexico protect monarchs; J. Murray Speirs Ecological Reserve is created; update on Presqu’ile plan. 42 | Insider Introducing Eco-net; Petrel […]

ON Nature Spring 2019

ON Nature Spring 2019

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue The people spoke. By Caroline Schultz 7 | Earth Watch Monitoring Ontario’s snakes, Preventing Lyme, A new bat guide, The benefits of fire, And more… 36 |Our Member Groups   Spring is for the birds. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community   Trees of life. By Danielle Duchin 38 | Last […]

A Guide to Bats in Ontario

A Guide to Bats in Ontario

As the only flying mammals in the world, bats can make an impressive claim to fame. Eight species of these nocturnal creatures live in Ontario. Agile and predatory, bats are capable of extremely sophisticated bio-sonar, also called echolocation, meaning that they emit pulses of sound and can detect echoes bouncing back from objects, including their prey.

ON Nature Autumn 2017

ON Nature Autumn 2017

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue Public defenders. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Ratsnake research; our special pollinator spaces; bike trail benefits; south shore success; honouring conservation heroes; collaborating with Indigenous communities. 36 | Member Groups   A win for the Nottawasaga River. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community   Conservation heroes feted. By Kirsten […]

ON Nature Fall 2015

ON Nature Fall 2015

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue Twenty-five cents.By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth WatchHawk Cliff Woods campaign; greenest school; curing bats; cycling the Greenebelt; fire ants spread an invasive plant; rusty crayfish; microbeads; a decade of leadership. 35 | Our Community  Conservation heroes recognized. 37 | Our Member Groups  BioBlitz trail blazers. 38 | Last WordReviving the agricultural […]

ON Nature Autumn 2010

ON Nature Autumn 2010

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Why we must protect Malcolm Bluff Shores. By Caroline Schultz On the cover 8 | Natural Wonders More than a glorious stretch of the Niagara Escarpment, protecting Malcom Bluff Shores is a gift for our descendants. By Allan Britnell 12 | Earth Watch Walpole Island Land Trust; going national with […]

ON Nature Summer 2006

ON Nature Summer 2006

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Sick Days: Children are the most at risk from pollutants. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch The province’s record on the boreal forest; Ottawa quarry; urban sprawl plays leapfrog; First Nations ask for mining moratorium; Greater Golden Horseshoe plan. 15 | Profile Bred in the Bone: Drawing from his […]

Seasons Summer 1992

Seasons Summer 1992

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Looking back over two years. By Mary Smith 8 | Earth Watch Ministry cancels gypsy moth spray program; Ontario to promote “desirable” development; proposals threaten Quetico’s future; good and bad news for Oak Ridges Moraine; the challenge of sustainability in Frenchman’s Bay; predators hunted at waterfowl refuge; paving the escarpment […]

Seasons Winter 1988

Seasons Winter 1988

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Local nature trusts for Ontario? By Doug Thomas 7 | Earth Watch Eagles beware: Jack Miner Act given priority over Endangered Act; proposed wetlands policy statement unveiled; Ontario to notify those eligible for land-tax rebate; forest decline conference. 13 | Around Ontario Rouge Valley: landfill, no. Highway, maybe; Creditview Bog: […]

Seasons Autumn 1988

Seasons Autumn 1988

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page By Doug Thomas 6 | Earth Watch Bat “control” stopped—Ontario to ban last permitted use of DDT; Lake Huron ANSI defaced; Bruce Township to prohibit removal of wildflowers; wildlife conference sets new direction; pole-trapping at a federal migratory bird sanctuary; common loon new provincial bird? 12 | Around Ontario Rouge […]

Seasons Autumn 1986

Seasons Autumn 1986

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page By Charles Pryer 4 | Earth Watch Ontario cabinet must veto non-conforming uses in provincial parks; three dams proposed for Magpie River; update on Backus Woods; resolution calls for timber harvests on authority lands; more acid rain run-around; citizens’ hearings on Great Lakes water pollution; Ministry of the Environment announces […]

Seasons Winter 1983

Seasons Winter 1983

DEPARTMENTS 5 | Earth Watch Refuge sought for Beluga whale; herbicides get green light in court; park boundary can’t keep out acid rain; swallows flock to Pembroke; escarpment fate awaits new minister; compromise on parks sinking in; naturalists lose Alfred Bog hearing; Environment Minister charges polluters; forestry undergoes assessment; information on terns wanted by Wildlife […]

Seasons Winter 1981

Seasons Winter 1981

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Acid Rain: a look ahead; U.S. legislation will determine acid rain; transportation minister convicted over Highway 404; park planning gets the axe; a bad year for eastern Ontario birds; new federal policy on land-use; Wetlands Conference—a rousing success; a new endangered species for Ontario; friends of the bats; conservation project […]