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ON Nature Spring 2017

ON Nature Spring 2017

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue A time of rejuvenation. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch A guide to spiders, counting reptile roadkill, reducing bird strikes, partnership for pollinators, Indigenous perspectives on conservation offsets. 35 |Our Member Groups   A golden jubilee. By Lisa Richardson 36 | Our Community   Sydenham River joins Ontario Nature’s nature reserve […]

Seasons Autumn 2000

Seasons Autumn 2000

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House Calling all nature writers. By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch Quarry threatens conservation reserve; don’t shoot; Oak Ridges Moraine: Queen’s Park does nothing; proposal subdivision too close to Awenda; logging underwear; have you seen off-road ATV damage? 18 | This Season Ben Cheechoo wants natives and non-natives […]

Seasons Autumn 1996

Seasons Autumn 1996

DEPARTMENTS 8 | Earth Watch Ontario guts more environmental laws; faster action needed for species at risk; the sorry saga or Monarchs and Milkweed; municipality stands up for the Escarpment; Ontario’s new Planning Act in effect; wildlife is more than “game and fish”; update on blear-bear hunting; manage your woodlot for wildlife. 38 | Insider […]

Seasons Autumn 1992

Seasons Autumn 1992

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Leaving a legacy of warblers. By John Cartwright 7 | Earth Watch Wetlands policy—at last somebody listened; trees act revisions lack fibre; beetle to battle Purple loosestrife; Bill 162: push it through; quality cuts: Bracebridge tries selection harvest; more stands may fall as Missinaibi’s plan stalls; shrike habitat shrinks; logging […]

Seasons Autumn 1989

Seasons Autumn 1989

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page FON’s Nature Reserves: Time for decisions. By Doug Thomas 7 | Earth Watch Important issues at stake in Algonquin review; a tern for the better; an “ecosystem approach” to fish; Pelee Island seeks hunting in nature reserves; Rondeau plan looks at deer cull, duck hunt; the Red Squirrel road; Pelee […]

Seasons Spring 1987

Seasons Spring 1987

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page By Charles Pryer 4 | Earth Watch Holiday Beach: a provincial park disappears, unannounced and almost unnoticed; Lady Evelyn placed on global list of threatened areas; Backus Woods finally gets its management plan; parking lots and marinas for the Leslie Street Spit?; naturalists and farmers work together for Ontario wetlands; […]

Seasons Summer 1984

Seasons Summer 1984

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Wolves die so that hunters have more game available; Canada promises 50% reductions in acid gas; far north submits to yet another task force; new “Ice Bug” that lowers freezing point freed; international plants campaign launched; caribou success story is suburbs of Newfoundland; where are our new parks?; MNR blatantly […]

Seasons Spring 1981

Seasons Spring 1981

DEPARTMENTS 5 | Earth Watch Canadian dinosaurs gain world recognition; piranhas essential to Amazon forests; “pollution policeman” and fines to attack liquid waste polluters; Parrott in the hot seat over proposed dump in Cayuga; public adamantly opposed to hunting in parks; Algonquin Park: assembly line tree farm; the saving of Spooky Hollow; planning for Long […]

Ontario Naturalist Spring 1979

Ontario Naturalist Spring 1979

DEPARTMENTS 31 | FON News Queen’s university offering field identification course; Petrel Point boardwalk project. 32 | Queen’s Park/From Ottawa MNR exempt from Environmental Assessment Act when controlling nuisance species; pollutant spills legislation improved; illegal hunting in parks revealed; Point Pelee planning continues; restrictions on trade of Canadian plants announced. 35 | Around Ontario Motorboats […]

Ontario Naturalist Summer 1978

Ontario Naturalist Summer 1978

DEPARTMENTS 25 | FON News Indemnity fund tops $5,000. 27 | Queen’s Park/From Ottawa Floodplain policy reduces area protected; Petty Trespass Act should change allow owners to ban hunting; government doesn’t act on refillable pop container law; Pukaskwa National Park plan; waterfowl hunting in Point Pelee National Park; identifying endangered fishes. 32 | Around Ontario […]

Ontario Naturalist August 1977

Ontario Naturalist August 1977

DEPARTMENTS 27 | FON News Highlights of the past year. 28 | Bird Report Winter 1976-1977. By Clive E. Goodwin 30 | Around Ontario Environmentally sensitive area concept spreads; Golden Winged Woods in planning controversy; trapping, hunting become major park issues. 32 | From Ottawa/Queen’s Park Dredging policies; Burwash Industrial Farm site; land drainage polices […]