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ON Nature Magazine Fall 2013

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2013

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Fool’s gold: Under the guide of efficiency and streamlining the government tarnished the Endangered Species Act. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Safer roads for wildlife; going mobile with the new reptile and amphibian app; cutting on private woodlots; the plight of the monarch; top two nature photos; Pickering […]

Good Forestry

Temperature Rising Spread -- ON Nature Magazine feature

Douglas Hunter’s fascinating piece “Temperature Rising” [Spring 2007] contained a sidebar that made my temperature rise. The sidebar promotes the erroneous idea that uncontrolled, rapacious logging operations in the boreal forest must be stopped because they are “a cause of global warming.” Included in the sidebar is the statement, “At the same time that greenhouse […]

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2006

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2006

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueMoving Day: Ontario Nature takes it downtown.By Victoria Foote 7 | In The MailFine dining. 8 | Earth WatchThe fantastic migration; deep cuts to Ontario Parks’ budget; First Nations block mining exploration. 15 | ProfileThe Numbers Guy: Environmental activist and city councillor Allan Algar has mastered a rare skill; saving habitats […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2006

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2006

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Big Thinker: Len Gertler, a planner for nature. By Linda Pim 8 | Earth Watch Loggers in caribou territory; rare birds in your neighbourhood; big blob in Three Mile Lake. 15 | Profile The Quiet Activist: Retired teacher-librarian Betty Learmouth has stared down developers before; now there’s talk of a […]

Seasons Magazine Spring 2001

Seasons Magazine Spring 2001

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House FON celebrates 70 years. By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch Conservation reserves need better protection; Algonquin wolf under threat; Simcoe ANSIs: death by a thousand cuts; no mining at Mellon Lake; logging road through Bruce forest stalled; Carolinian Canada’s big picture; Presqu’ile Park Plan released – at […]

Seasons Magazine Summer 1997

Seasons Magazine Summer 1997

DEPARTMENTS 6 | Earth Watch Red Hill Valley road goes through an Environmentally Significant Area; purple loosestrife news; Ontario’s new protected areas; breeding trumpeter swans; Niagara plan changes hands; Presqui’le plan looks for public input. 13 | This Season A black fly specialist takes the sting out of June. By Margaret Webb 41 | Insider […]

Seasons Magazine Spring 1993

Seasons Magazine Spring 1993

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page The dilemma of direct mailing. By John Cartwright 7 | Earth Watch Join Megasin Lake’s fight for a fair EA; Superior Forest’s TMP needn’t wait for policy; Forest audit confirms FON’s suspicions; Second Marsh returned to City of Oshawa; “No net loss” is no gain for wetland; Wabakimi Park: a […]

Seasons Magazine Winter 1990

Seasons Magazine Winter 1990

DEPARTMENTS 4 | President’s Page How this Naturalist got hooked for life. By Mary E. Smith 7 | Earth Watch Review of Escarpment plan: what’s it all about?; timber demands violate integrity of Missinaibi Park; natives seek strong voice in plan for Polar Bear Park; park to provide gravel for road?; getting the goods on […]

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 Summer 1987

Seasons Magazine Summer 1987

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page By Charles Pryer 4 | Earth Watch MNR fails to spend over $700,000 earmarked for wetland protection; hydro transmission plan finally gets go-ahead; more Carolinian forest lost to logging; Red Hill Creek expressway gets green light; logging proposed in Thorton Bales; “Greening the City”; Magpie River will not be designated […]

Seasons Magazine Autumn 1986

Seasons Magazine Autumn 1986

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page By Charles Pryer 4 | Earth Watch Ontario cabinet must veto non-conforming uses in provincial parks; three dams proposed for Magpie River; update on Backus Woods; resolution calls for timber harvests on authority lands; more acid rain run-around; citizens’ hearings on Great Lakes water pollution; Ministry of the Environment announces […]

Seasons Magazine Winter 1984

Seasons Magazine Winter 1984

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch The insecticide/chemical backlash: losing ground to the mosquito; Mr Pope: where are our promised parks?; will the forester’s axe fall on South Moresby?; fish used to test pollution level; Quebec moves to limit acid rain; the dynamite politics of wetlands; monarch habitat saved; bird atlas nears home stretch. 10 | […]

Seasons Magazine Summer 1981

Seasons Magazine Summer 1981

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Global picture looks grim in 2000; progress on acid rain; hydro clean-up program means more nuclear; Ontario election means new faces; Ontario Wetlands Conference to study policy; national park plans show improvement; Lady Evelyn wilderness wanted by loggers; the economics of parks; peat mining injurious to wetlands. 10 | Notes […]

Seasons Magazine Spring 1981

Seasons Magazine 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 […]

Seasons Magazine Summer 1980

Seasons Magazine Summer 1980

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch How to save the world; protect eagles, kill whales: U.S. study reveals surprising attitudes; swan song of the whales: the last gasp? no crown for Mother Nature in latest Throne Speech; the Niagara Escarpment: the crunch cometh; poisoned fish: some qualified good news; Copeland Forest: a government venture into commercial […]

Ontario Naturalist Magazine December 197...

Ontario Naturalist Magazine December 1970

4 | A Visit to a Great Grey Owl Nest By Robert W. Nero 8 | Neo-Nationalism and Ecological Independence By John A. Livingston 14 | Conservation Authorities in the Next Decade By James D. McCowan 17 | Fauna Borealis By Paul Geraghty 25 | Federation Footnotes Special pollution committee; report on pesticides sounds alarms; […]