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ON Nature Summer 2017

ON Nature 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 Summer 2014

ON Nature Summer 2014

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue Remembering 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 […]

ON Nature Fall 2013

ON Nature 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 WatchSafer 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 Airport now. […]

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 2011

ON Nature 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 Spring 2010

ON Nature 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 […]

ON Nature Winter 2009

ON Nature 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. […]

Endangered ecosystem: Wetlands

Mer Bleue Conservation Area

by Andrea Smith Not far from Ottawa’s city limits I’m suddenly immersed in a landscape more typical of the subarctic or arctic regions of northern Canada. I’ve come to Mer Bleue Bog, a stunning example of boreal peatland named for its resemblance in foggy weather to a large blue sea. The 3,700-hectare sphagnum bog is […]

ON Nature Spring 2008

ON Nature 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 Winter 2007

ON Nature 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 Spring 2007

ON Nature 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 Autumn 2001

Seasons 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 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 Spring 1984

Seasons 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; […]