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Rise and Fall of the Great Lakes

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In the article “The Rise and Fall of the Great Lakes” in the Summer 2021 issue of ON Nature Conor Mihell states that a storm in January 2020 “washed away the century-old Lion’s Head Lighthouse.” The lighthouse that the storm destroyed was not a century old. It was a replica of the lighthouse that was […]

Summer 2021 Reflections

small island, cottage, water levels

I enjoyed reading the Summer 2021 issue of ON Nature. Two articles in particular caught my eye, primarily because solutions to the problems they presented could perhaps be explored in further issues. I would encourage you to let your readers know about the work done by Watersheds Canada (watersheds.ca). “The Rise and Fall of the […]

Winter 2020

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2020 Issue

38 | Last Word When the going gets tough… By Anne Bell 36 | Our Community   Welcome to the Gananoque Lake Nature Reserve. By Caroline Schultz 35 |Our Member Groups  A nature experience for all. By Lisa Richardson ON Nature magazine is an award-winning quarterly that brings readers closer to nature by exploring Ontario’s natural […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2017

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2017

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue If there is a will, there is a way. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Snapping turtle win; boreal outreach; the case against pesticides; surveying salamanders; photo contest finalists. 36 | Our Member Groups Our strength in numbers. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community A friend of nature: […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2014

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2014

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueRemembering Lorne Almack.By Caroline Schultz 7 | LettersWoodpeckers revisited; cats and birds. 8 | Earth WatchClimate change wreaks havoc; Year of the Salamander; Midhurst residents oppose development; photographer Robert McCaw; birding abroad; pollinator campaign; help us grow the Lost Bay Nature Reserve. 36 | Our Member Groups  Niagara Falls Nature Club readies […]

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2013

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2013

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Fool’s gold: Under the guide of efficiency and streamlining the government tarnished the Endangered Species Act. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Safer roads for wildlife; going mobile with the new reptile and amphibian app; cutting on private woodlots; the plight of the monarch; top two nature photos; Pickering […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2013

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2013

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueListening 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 | Our […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2011

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2011

DEPARTMENTS 7 | This Issue Conservation politics and a treasured landscape. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch A win for wildlife: The Bruce Trail Conservancy secures more of the Niagara Escarpment; the great outdoors: having a field day with conservation staff; we object: the Province allows hunting at-risk snapping turtles; pleased to meet you: […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2010

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2010

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue The diversity of life: Celebrating nature through action. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Climate change threatens Arctic fox habitat; the Ring of Fire heats up; invasive Asian carp on the move; in search of turtles, frogs, snakes and salamanders; bird watching 2.0; the lowly worm. 45 | In […]

Wasted resources

Re: “Power Struggles” [Winter 2009] As a long time observer of climate change and occasional lobbyist, I commend you on the Winter 2009/2010 issue of ON Nature. I share Anne Bell’s concern about burning wood “waste,” a source of biomass, to produce energy [“Power struggles,” page 22]. Plants have lots of carbon dioxide, oxygen, water […]

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2009

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2009

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This Issue The Big Picture: Working toward a solution to climate change. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Forests get sprayed; quarry along Lake Superior shoreline gets the go-ahead; bringing back the chestnut; farming in Frontenac park ends; invasive gobies in the Great Lakes tributaries; climate change and the great lakes. […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2008

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2008

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue For the Birds: It takes a forest. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Harnessing a mighty river; one-of-a-kind paw prints; climate watch; bean count: a trip to the drive-through. 40 | Urban Nature Smart Cars: Car sharing is good for you and the environment. By Jim MacInnis 44 | […]

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2007

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2007

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue The Collective: Battling climate change together. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Lonely elm trees; recovery program at risk; outdoor education back from the brink; Brendan Toews; super birder. 34 | Field Trip Conifers: Giants of the north. By Dan Schneider and Peter Pautler 44 | Inside Ontario Nature […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2007

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2007

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Last Call: Climate change and the power of one. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Wee shorebirds vs the feds; park named for Len Gertler; rare species may be a break; genetically modified trees; Dufferin Aggregates mines more of the escarpment; escarpment hotspot. 15 | Profile The Kunstler Imperative: […]

Seasons Magazine Autumn 2001

Seasons Magazine Autumn 2001

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House My own private Kyoto: How I plan to stop driving my car – at least not as much. By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch Not-so-smart growth; battles to watch; moraine development freeze; seed source matters; Ontario land trusts growing; Dombind’s never-ending saga. 17 | This Season A […]

Seasons Magazine Winter 1988

Seasons Magazine 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 Magazine Spring 1984

Seasons Magazine Spring 1984

DEPARTMENTS 6 | Earth Watch Life in the future with the “Greenhouse Effect”; Caccia defends parks policy in Pukaskwa; the good-news greens are coming; conference on wetlands scores promise, not policy; only breeding peregrine shot; 750 moose downed by computer error; coalition on acid rain drafts INCO clean-up plan; hydro power transmission route under fire; […]