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Winter 2023

Cochrane area wildfire, northern Ontario, 2023

24 | A Burning Issue The record-breaking wildfire season is highlighting the gaps in human knowledge of the impact of fires on wildlife. But what is known is worrisome. By Jade Prévost-Manuel 20 | Not Seeing the Forest for the Trees Tree-planting programs that prioritize the number of seedlings in the ground over creating forest […]

Summer 2022

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38 | Last Word There is no good type of disposable waste By Melina Damian 34 | Our Member Groups  A tree for every resident in Halton Hills. By Lisa Richardson 36 | Our Community   Hydro One is giving back to nature. By Kayla Salive ON Nature magazine is an award-winning quarterly that brings readers […]

Spring 2022

38 | Last Word When Tree Planting Harms More Than It Helps By James Kamstra 34 | Our Member Groups  Advocacy Efforts Pay Off with the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists By Lisa Richardson 36 | Our Community   A Life Well Lived – Carolyn Joyce Keen By Kirsten Dahl with input from John, Paul, Scott […]

Edmund Zavitz

Saugeen-Bruce Peninsula forest and Georgian Bay shoreline

Thank-you, thank-you for publishing Ian Coutts article about Ontario’s father of forestry. I trained as a forester many years ago and was very much inspired by the work of foresters such as Zavitz. It always breaks my heart that so little is known about the love of ecology that so many foresters have. We are […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2019

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2019

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueThe people spoke.By Caroline Schultz 7 | Earth Watch Monitoring Ontario’s snakes with a Long-term Monitoring Protocol Preventing Lyme Disease and being aware of ticks A new bat nature guide A legal challenge to piping plover habitat destruction Prescribed burn at Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve on Pelee Island Swift Rapids […]

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 […]

Seasons Magazine Spring 1998

Seasons Magazine Spring 1998

DEPARTMENTS 4 |  Letters 5 |  In This Issue 6 | Earth WatchClearcuts in Algoma; expanding Woodland Caribou Park and protecting Algonquin wolves. 15 |This Season  Veteran trappers, Bucky and Dale Olivier, give their take on Lands for Life.By Doug Bell 40 | Insider  Behind the scenes at FON. 54 | Things To DoProspecting for wilderness.By Bruce […]

Seasons Magazine Summer 1989

Seasons Magazine Summer 1989

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Is corporate Canada changing its attitude toward the environment? By Doug Thomas 4 | Earth Watch Long-waited wetlands policy pushes flexibility rather than protection; Kerrio delivers remaining parks; the future direction of Quetico; Niagara Escarpment up for grabs? 43 | Notes Welcoming Lincoln Alexander; wetlands publication hot off the press; […]