Re: “The Monarch Butterfly Effect” [Winter 2019] About 33 percent of Monarch Watch recoveries in Mexico are from reared monarchs. Lab rearing conditions (12 hours replicating day and night, 27 C constant temperatures) failed to provide environmental cues that lead to reproductive diapause or migration. Induction of a non-reproductive state and migration is complicated and […]
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Re: The Leafy Viking I read your article regarding Norway maple trees with interest. I am very interested in preserving our native caterpillar populations and support planting native tree species. To that end I have planted two paper birch trees, a swamp willow, a striped maple and a tamarack on my residential property. I also […]
DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Humanity’s legacy. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Ojibway Shores protected, Monitoring wild boars, ALUS expansion, Bird-friendly hay, and more… 36 |Our Member Groups Outdoor learning in Norfolk. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community Friend of nature passes on her passion. By Portia Mohlmann 38 | Last Word […]
Dragonflies and damselflies are two related and fascinating groups that make up the insect order Odonata. Dragonflies and damselflies are characterized by two pairs of wings, large compound eyes and narrow bodies. Covering 48 species, this popular online guide connects and inspires.
DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue The power of partnerships: Working together for conservation. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Stand up for nature; a royal rebound; the buzz is gone; join the club; plants inhale 123 billion tonnes of carbon each year; living fences; power plant struggles in King Township. 38 | Bird Watch […]
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 […]
DEPARTMENTS 46 | FON News FON spring trips. 47 | Queen’s Park/From Ottawa FON challenges new minister to move swiftly; citizen prosecution of industrial polluters; FON asks Hydro for firm lighting policy; FON seeks amendment to “dangerous” flood policy. 48 | Around Ontario Algonquin: outboard action finally?; Hydro to be rerouted around habitat of endangered […]