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Past Seasons

Talking Wings Seasons, Summer 1990Butterfly wings aren’t just for flying and sunbathing. Butterflies use their wings to communicate with potential predators and mates. Read more. Shell Stories Dragon of the Wetlands Seasons, Spring 1994Relentlessly aggressive and ferociously carnivorous, the dragonfly has earned its name. Read more. Habitat for the Hardy Seasons, Autumn 1996Scorching heat, numbing […]

Letters – Cambridge Pollinator Preserve

Letters – Cambridge Pollinator Preserve

Hello fellow Pollinators, Having read articles in the spring (Pollinator campaign targets schools) and summer issues (Stratford joins Bee City program) of ON Nature magazine about pollination – I would like to take the opportunity to advise that the Ancient Mariners Canoe Club in Cambridge, Ontario have developed over the past several years a 1-hectare […]

Good news for monarchs

Good news for monarchs

When word spread this spring about the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food’s proposed delisting of milkweed from the Schedule of Noxious Weeds, Ontario Nature supporters sent supportive comments through the Environmental Registry, as did many other nature enthusiasts and scientists. Thankfully, the ministry listened and officially removed milkweed from the noxious weed list in […]

ON Nature Summer 2013

ON Nature Summer 2013

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue Listening to butterflies: Experts can’t pinpoint exactly why butterfly populations are shifting but it should give us pause.By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth WatchThe reptile and amphibian atlas goes mobile; free-ranging cats run amok; introducing Sauble Dunes Nature Reserve; local food promotion in the north; Rouge Park BioBlitz. 35 | […]

ON Nature Summer 2008

ON Nature Summer 2008

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue The Canada Warbler: One more species at risk. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Guelph gets a park for pollinators; reptiles at risk; saving Lake Simcoe; bottled water; Phil Cotton: putting conservation on the map. On the cover 36 | Urban Nature The Butterfly Effect: How to turn your […]

ON Nature Spring 2005

ON Nature Spring 2005

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue One Big Contributor: Saying goodbye to Gregor Beck. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Oak Ridges Moraine update; no EA for proposed quarry along Lake Superior; caribou population in decline. 15 | Profile Miracle Worker—Absent for the province since the 1700’s, the trumpeter swan is back thanks to Harry […]

Seasons Summer 2000

Seasons Summer 2000

DEPARTMENTS 4 | View from Locke House Are you afraid of the dark? By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch Stand-off on the Oak Ridges Moraine; let’s go frog watching; conservation authorities consider golfing proposals; conservancy buying up Algoma Highlands; Feds to provide some protection for species-at-risk; who will protect Ontario’s species-at-risk? 17 | This […]

Seasons Summer 1997

Seasons Summer 1997

DEPARTMENTS 6 | Earth Watch Red Hill Valley road goes through an Environmentally Significant Area; purple loosestrife news; Ontario’s new protected areas; breeding trumpeter swans; Niagara plan changes hands; Presqui’le plan looks for public input. 13 | This Season A black fly specialist takes the sting out of June. By Margaret Webb 41 | Insider […]

Seasons Spring 1993

Seasons Spring 1993

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page The dilemma of direct mailing. By John Cartwright 7 | Earth Watch Join Megasin Lake’s fight for a fair EA; Superior Forest’s TMP needn’t wait for policy; Forest audit confirms FON’s suspicions; Second Marsh returned to City of Oshawa; “No net loss” is no gain for wetland; Wabakimi Park: a […]

Seasons Summer 1990

Seasons Summer 1990

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Refining economic arguments for a cleaner environment. By Doug Thomas 6 | Earth Watch Constance Creek: a case study in wetlands loss; protecting the Missinaibi; Matchedash Bay: fooling with mother nature; escarpment becomes biosphere reserve; victory on the Rouge Valley; joint management agreement for Temagami forests; Polar Bear Park management […]