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ON Nature Summer 2016

ON Nature Summer 2016

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue Call of the wild. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Gains for a greener future; the health benefits of nature; counting salamanders; counting the Sydenham River Nature Reserve. 37 | Our Member Groups   Membership has its rewards. 38 | Last Word Bolstering our environmental rights. By Anne Bell FEATURES […]

ON Nature Summer 2015

ON Nature Summer 2015

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue Embracing conservation. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Greenbelt protection; city fish; summer camps; naturalist training; bird-friendly coffee; bioslicks; ragweed on the rise; nature reserves 101; another declining bee; bumble bee champion. 36 | Our Community   Ten thousand hours. 37 | Our Member Groups   Four new member groups. 38 […]

ON Nature Autumn 2012

ON Nature Autumn 2012

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Keeping the wild in wilderness: Good policy is as important as nature reserves. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Province refuses to ban hunting snapping turtles; sustainable aggregate extraction; a park for everyone; an unlikely home for bank swallows; the Nature Guardians’ big year; Board of Directors vice-president Kevin […]

ON Nature Summer 2011

ON Nature Summer 2011

DEPARTMENTS 7 | This Issue Conservation politics and a treasured landscape. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch A win for wildlife: The Bruce Trail Conservancy secures more of the Niagara Escarpment; the great outdoors: having a field day with conservation staff; we object: the Province allows hunting at-risk snapping turtles; pleased to meet you: […]

ON Nature Spring 2009

ON Nature Spring 2009

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue Nature’s Economy: Building on our natural capital is a sound investment. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch Dangerously low calcium levels in boreal lakes trigger a break in the food chain; native wasps fend off non-native beetle infestations; the last road trip; where cars go to die. 36 | […]

ON Nature Spring 2008

ON Nature Spring 2008

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue For the Birds: It takes a forest. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Harnessing a mighty river; one-of-a-kind paw prints; climate watch; bean count: a trip to the drive-through. 40 | Urban Nature Smart Cars: Car sharing is good for you and the environment. By Jim MacInnis 44 | […]

ON Nature Winter 2005

ON Nature Winter 2005

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue Happy Anniversary: Congratulations to our members for making Ontario a better place for three-quarters of a century. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Tall grass prairie in peril; herbicide kills more than just weeds; rejuvenating a forest. 15 | Profile Tree Hugger—Environmental commissioner and Ontario Nature life member Gord […]

Seasons Winter 2000

Seasons Winter 2000

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House The Christmas Bird Count: a family legacy. By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch Roadwork threatens rare species in conservation reserve; saving Toronto’s old-growth; important bird areas dedicated; golf course to be built in Marshfield Woods; the waiting game. 16 | This Season Biologist Chris Jones mucks around. […]

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 Winter 1999

Seasons Winter 1999

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House Who knew we had reserves? By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch A deadly harvest for monarch butterflies?; kids interact with nature at the ROM; group advocates better wolf protection; coalition fights for Richmond Hill Moraine; naturalists rescue rare praire. 17 | This Season Veteran activist Bruce Hyer […]

Seasons Autumn 1993

Seasons Autumn 1993

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page New trips and tours programs better than ever. By John Cartwright 7 | Earth Watch Southern Ontario to wait three years for lead-shot ban; report on old growth promotes conservation; Happy Birthday! More rail traffic for Algonquin; timber cuts still encroaching on Quetico Park; highway 60 or highway 460? 16 […]

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 Winter 1987

Seasons Winter 1987

DEPARTMENTS 4 | President’s Page By Charles Pryer 5 | Earth Watch Scarborough votes to preserve the Rouge but valley’s fate rests with province; effects of TBT on marine life: alarming evidence mounting; as dieback hits Ontario’s forests, what is to be done?; forests for tomorrow gears up for hearings; new ways of saving rainforests. […]

Seasons Winter 1986

Seasons Winter 1986

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Decision on cottages in provincial parks shirks responsibility; agreement in principle reached on Bruce Park; national marine park policy announced; watercourse edge policy deserves emulation; Baskerville report released; Ellesmere Island National Park created at last; securing Ontario wetlands; untaxing nature; trumpeter swan project chalks up best year yet; ospreys and […]

Seasons Autumn 1985

Seasons Autumn 1985

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page By Robert B. Stewart 4 | Earth Watch Government scuttles toxicology centre—then backs independent fund; a new wind at Queen’s park; update on Ontario’s bird reintroduction programs; 18 new provincial parks. 9 | Annual Report 30 | In the Field: Volunteer Projects for Naturalists Christmas bird count. FEATURES 13 | […]

Seasons Spring 1984

Seasons Spring 1984

DEPARTMENTS 6 | Earth Watch Life in the future with the “Greenhouse Effect”; Caccia defends parks policy in Pukaskwa; the good-news greens are coming; conference on wetlands scores promise, not policy; only breeding peregrine shot; 750 moose downed by computer error; coalition on acid rain drafts INCO clean-up plan; hydro power transmission route under fire; […]

Seasons Winter 1981

Seasons Winter 1981

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Acid Rain: a look ahead; U.S. legislation will determine acid rain; transportation minister convicted over Highway 404; park planning gets the axe; a bad year for eastern Ontario birds; new federal policy on land-use; Wetlands Conference—a rousing success; a new endangered species for Ontario; friends of the bats; conservation project […]

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 […]