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Reply RE: Sea Lampreys

Reply RE: Sea Lampreys

Re: “Rethinking sea lamprey control” (Earth Watch, Spring 2016) In the Spring 2016 issue, Dr. Foster reviewed tradeoffs between maintaining suppression (control) of sea lamprey in the Great Lakes and alleviating its impacts on non-target organisms, suggesting the time had come to consider allowing sea lamprey to “reach a point of natural equilibrium.”  Dr. Foster’s […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2012

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2012

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue A Birder’s Delight: Nature lovers enjoy an early spring every year. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Conservation groups fight back against mining in old-growth forest; more than 11,000 people sign petition to ban the hunt of snapping turtles; First Nations demand opportunity for meaningful participation in Ring of […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2009

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2009

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This Issue Natural Connections: Our new program takes children outside. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Bat populations plummet as white nose syndrome spreads; scientists discover weird and wonderful ecosystems at the bottom of Lake Huron; the Greenbelt may be bigger. 40 | Bird Watch King Rail—Tucked into the marshlands of […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2004

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2004

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This Issue Who You Are: Our members tell us what they think. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Why some exotic plants thrive; curbing urban sprawl; is bottled water really cleaner than tap water? 15 | Profile The Domino Effect: Professor Yan and the spiny water flea that changed an entire […]

Seasons Magazine Summer 2003

Seasons Magazine Summer 2003

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House Saying Goodbye: After five and a half years, it’s time for a new view. By Nancy Clark 8 | Earth Watch Reporting on the OLL; the decline of the goblin fern; species-at-risk list grows; alarming decrease in the number of boreal bird species; profiling bad fish; on the […]

Seasons Magazine Summer 1988

Seasons Magazine 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 Magazine Autumn 1987

Seasons Magazine Autumn 1987

DEPARTMENTS 4 | President’s Page By Charles Pryer 5 | Earth Watch New bear-hunting restrictions don’t go far enough; Kerrio delivers good news at annual conference; Bruce National Park is born; ANSI program receives a boost; new ways for new parks. 11 | Annual Conference FON’s 56th Annual Conference, held in Port Dover. FEATURES On […]

Seasons Magazine Autumn 1980

Seasons Magazine 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 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 […]

Ontario Naturalist Magazine October 1977

Ontario Naturalist Magazine 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 Magazine May 1976

Ontario Naturalist Magazine May 1976

DEPARTMENTS 32 | FON News Annual Meeting Report: FON Resolutions, conservation winners. 36 | Nature Photography By Elaine Edwards 38 | Queen’s Park/From Ottawa New Brunswick spraying kills millions of songbirds; modest gains for Great Lake waters cleanup; St. Lawrence Islands expansion controversial. 40 | Around the Province Rondeau classified as Natural Environment Park; Second […]