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Seasons Spring 1995

Seasons Spring 1995

DEPARTMENTS 9 | Earth Watch Westside Marsh: Wetland or quarry?; subdivision threatens Lynde Marsh; still no final word on Wabakimi; 404 extension: road going nowhere?; still timber, not forest, management; Algonquin timber plan revisited. 40 | Insider Eagerly awaiting our first easement; invasive species brochure in the works. 43 | Birder’s Notebook Stalking the elusive […]

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 Spring 2000

Seasons Spring 2000

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View From Locke House Why I Love Birds. By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch The battle to protect the Oak Ridges Moraine; proposed highway threatens wetlands; remembering a friend of the bluebird; the return of the elk; RCGA drops plans to build in Bronte park; development opposed at Riley Lake; FON […]

Seasons Winter 1999

Seasons Winter 1999

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House Who knew we had reserves? By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch A deadly harvest for monarch butterflies?; kids interact with nature at the ROM; group advocates better wolf protection; coalition fights for Richmond Hill Moraine; naturalists rescue rare praire. 17 | This Season Veteran activist Bruce Hyer […]

Seasons Spring 1996

Seasons Spring 1996

DEPARTMENTS 8 | Earth Watch Conflict over mining in Temagami; farms seek hunt on sandhill cranes; Omnibus Bill allows sale of Conservation Authority land; Cedar Point proposal goes to OMB; Bill 20 soft on protecting environment; the Morris Tract may yet be saved. 31 | Birder’s Notebook Peregrine numbers soar. By Nancy Mahony 41 | […]

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 1985

Seasons Autumn 1985

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page By Robert B. Stewart 4 | Earth Watch Government scuttles toxicology centre—then backs independent fund; a new wind at Queen’s park; update on Ontario’s bird reintroduction programs; 18 new provincial parks. 9 | Annual Report 30 | In the Field: Volunteer Projects for Naturalists Christmas bird count. FEATURES 13 | […]

Seasons Summer 1983

Seasons Summer 1983

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch FON aids international efforts; Quetico Park to remain wilderness; planning underway for Nahanni; parks and forestry clash head-on; a better deal for Ontario Indians; FON submits proposed wetland policy; Alfred Bog threatened; progress on Oshawa Second Marsh; gloomy news on Niagara Escarpment; new mineral aggregate policy adopted; how much is […]

Seasons Summer 1982

Seasons Summer 1982

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Two native sites gain global status; the Ontario Waste Management Corporation; raccoon dogs—an environmental hazard; falcons for sale; parks update; adopt a dump; natural areas of provincial significance; Gypsy Moths: threat to Ontario Forests; overwhelming support for wetlands. 10 | Notes Ontario wetland information; FON scholarship; “Seasons” an award-winner; a […]

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 […]

Seasons Summer 1981

Seasons Summer 1981

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Global picture looks grim in 2000; progress on acid rain; hydro clean-up program means more nuclear; Ontario election means new faces; Ontario Wetlands Conference to study policy; national park plans show improvement; Lady Evelyn wilderness wanted by loggers; the economics of parks; peat mining injurious to wetlands. 10 | Notes […]

Seasons Autumn 1980

Seasons Autumn 1980

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Acid rain: starting at the top; Tobermory Islands: a new national park; Great Lakes report: the land as a polluter; Bald Eagle bites back; road through Killarney? The consultant says no; Algonquin Park’s future: the uncertainty persists; environmental survey probes Ontario psyche; Niagara Escarpment: public hearings continue; environmental issues attract […]

Ontario Naturalist Summer 1979

Ontario Naturalist Summer 1979

DEPARTMENTS 52 | Annual Conference Report Held in Toronto. Conservation winners. Photo contest winners. Resolutions. 55 | FON News Action conference on acid rain; Birding in Toronto. 56 | Queen’s Park/From Ottawa Trespass proposal white paper; parks master plan delayed; tougher water protection policies; progress in national parks; Parks Canada policy approved; 60 | Bird […]

Ontario Naturalist December 1977

Ontario Naturalist December 1977

DEPARTMENTS 28 | FON News FON establishes legal Pledge Bank; parks, conservation areas face serious threats. 31 | Queen’s Park/From Ottawa Heritage Act can preserve areas; IJC seeks immediate action on Great Lakes water quality. 32 | Around Ontario Park master plan delayed; developers affecting Taylor Creek Ravine; special report on raptors; colour-marked shorebirds; James […]

Ontario Naturalist October 1977

Ontario Naturalist October 1977

DEPARTMENTS 30 | Bird Report Spring 1977. By Clive E. Goodwin 31 | FON News New posting for Clive Goodwin. 31 | Queen’s Park/From Ottawa FON seeks hydro route realignment to protect Virginia White Butterfly; Great Lakes water quality; threatened fishes; St Lawrence Islands park. 34 | Around Ontario Polar Bear Provincial Park; rare Small […]

Ontario Naturalist March 1977

Ontario Naturalist March 1977

DEPARTMENTS 60 | FON News The passing of Bruce McBride. 60 | Queen’s Park/From Ottawa FON requests ability for citizens to sue over Environmental Protection Act noncompliance. 62 | Around Ontario Highway planned through Holland Marsh wilderness area; Dundas/Ancaster students preserve Niagara Escarpment land; Lake Superior Park battle; Second Marsh battle. FEATURES 4 | Toward […]