By Brian Banks Paul Renaud sighs as he describes the current situation in the South March Highlands, 895 hectares of ecologically and culturally significant forest and wetlands within Ottawa’s city limits that he and a coalition of community groups are fighting to protect. “Subdivisions,” he observes, “follow roads.”
From rugged coastlines to old-growth forests to orchid-carpeted swamplands, Ontario Nature’s reserves protect the province’s most imperilled wild spaces. By Brian Banks
Road construction and development threaten a unique and biologically diverse forest-wetland complex – unless a coalition of concerned citizens can slam on the brakes in time.
By Brian Banks
Disoriented by glare and reflective surfaces, millions of birds crash into office buildings every year. Now, conservationists and city planners are teaming up to create a safer urban environment for avian travellers. By Brian Banks