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ON Nature Fall 2009

ON Nature Fall 2009

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue Battling the Bureaucracy: The impenetrable environmental assessment process. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch New ideas about old-growth forests; kayakers clean up in Georgian Bay; green alternatives to salt; Guelph development encroaches on rare species habitat. On the cover 28 | Urban Nature   Plan Bee In the wake of […]

ON Nature Fall 2008

ON Nature Fall 2008

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Great Beginnings: Promises of protection for the Boreal. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Talk of the town: pelicans make a surprise appearance; hidden health hazards; a bigger, better Greenbelt; junior scientist: high school kid makes amazing discovery; spirit tree: lumber mill makes for stand-off over eastern white cedar. 34 | Bird […]

ON Nature Summer 2007

ON Nature Summer 2007

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Time to reconsider our baggage. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Tiny water flea takes over Muskoka lakes; species-friendly roadwork; logging with a conscience; Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust added 25 hectares; climate watch. 16 | Profile For three decades, aerial photographer Lou Wise has been snapping his unique […]

Seasons Summer 1994

Seasons Summer 1994

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Conservation at many levels. By John Cartwright 7 | Earth Watch Five years and $20 million later, it’s business as usual; signs of rebirth for the Ontario park system; wetlands home to Black Terns––and treated effluent; revisions to Escarpment Plan go to cabinet; sustainable forestry gets a boost; is draft […]

Seasons Summer 1988

Seasons Summer 1988

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page From the Federation of Ontario Naturalists. By Charles Pryer 4 | Earth Watch Ontario government severely limits non-conforming uses in parks; Wainfleet Bog protected; trapping just one concern in Quetico review; Securing a trees conservation bylaw: a case history; charting a new course for Great Lakes coasts; timber class environmental […]

Seasons Winter 1985

Seasons Winter 1985

DEPARTMENTS 4 | President’s Page By Robert B. Stewart 5 | Earth Watch Conservation groups exert pressure: dam proposal for Missinaibi dropped; environmental assessment slapped on road extension; sobering facts on acid rain; federal study released on proposed Bruce Park; good news comes out of parks conference; nonconforming uses in this wilderness park? 13 | […]

Seasons Winter 1983

Seasons Winter 1983

DEPARTMENTS 5 | Earth Watch Refuge sought for Beluga whale; herbicides get green light in court; park boundary can’t keep out acid rain; swallows flock to Pembroke; escarpment fate awaits new minister; compromise on parks sinking in; naturalists lose Alfred Bog hearing; Environment Minister charges polluters; forestry undergoes assessment; information on terns wanted by Wildlife […]

Ontario Naturalist Early Winter 1978

Ontario Naturalist Early Winter 1978

DEPARTMENTS 38 | Bird Report 1978 spring migration. By Clive E. Goodwin 39 | FON News Environment on Trial revised. 41 | Queen’s Park/From Ottawa Environmental assessment regulation proposed for municipalities; Royal Commission on Northern Environment revamped; provincial parks policy released; national parks policy under review. 43 | Around Ontario Controversy in West Montrose about […]