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ON Nature Summer 2018

ON Nature Summer 2018

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue Wild at heart. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Indigenous solar project; Bee City expansion; monitoring mudpuppies; protecting Ojibway Shores. 36 | Member Groups Bird safety group turns 25. By Noah Cole 37 | Our Community Protecting nature for future generations. By Kirsten Dahl 38 | Last Word A […]

ON Nature Winter 2017

ON Nature Winter 2017

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue Fostering community conservation. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Great Lakes grasshopper; engaging northern citizen scientists; another successful summit; a new wetland guide; Master Naturalists program expands. 36 | Our Member Groups   Habitat corridors protect Hamilton’s pollinators. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community   A legacy of dedication to […]

Letters – Cambridge Pollinator Preserve

Letters – Cambridge Pollinator Preserve

Hello fellow Pollinators, Having read articles in the spring (Pollinator campaign targets schools) and summer issues (Stratford joins Bee City program) of ON Nature magazine about pollination – I would like to take the opportunity to advise that the Ancient Mariners Canoe Club in Cambridge, Ontario have developed over the past several years a 1-hectare […]

ON Nature Fall 2016

ON Nature Fall 2016

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue Nature’s bond. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Protecting grasslands; softshell turtle refuge; hog-nosed havens; pollinator protection; advancing citizen science; from wasteland to reserve; snapping turtle sorrows; Anne Bell reflects. 36 | Our Member Groups   Celebrating 25 years of rainforest conservation. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community   Ontario […]

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 […]

Nearby nature reserves

Nearby nature reserves

In her article in the spring 2015 issue of ON Nature, Lorraine Johnson demonstrates how neighbours are creating pollinator habitat and restoring ecological connections in towns, suburbs and cities across the province. She provides the example of Palmerston Square Pollinator Patch – a small but diverse community garden that took root in west Toronto in 2014 […]

ON Nature Fall 2014

ON Nature Fall 2014

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue Protect our pollinators. By Caroline Schultz 6 | LettersA culture of fear. 8 | Earth WatchProtecting Lake Superior shoreline; crunchy cattails; missing frog; stewardship on the farm; shoreline naturalization; hiking hotspots; roadside habitat; coal-free Ontario; Rouge Park fixes; childhood friends reunite. 36 | Our Community  Eco-heroes walk among us. 37 | […]

Good news for monarchs

Good news for monarchs

When word spread this spring about the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food’s proposed delisting of milkweed from the Schedule of Noxious Weeds, Ontario Nature supporters sent supportive comments through the Environmental Registry, as did many other nature enthusiasts and scientists. Thankfully, the ministry listened and officially removed milkweed from the noxious weed list in […]

ON Nature Winter 2010

ON Nature Winter 2010

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 […]

ON Nature Fall 2009

ON Nature Fall 2009

DEPARTMENTS 5 |  This issue Battling the Bureaucracy: The impenetrable environmental assessment process. By Caroline Schultz 8 | Earth Watch New ideas about old-growth forests; kayakers clean up in Georgian Bay; green alternatives to salt; Guelph development encroaches on rare species habitat. On the cover 28 | Urban Nature   Plan Bee In the wake of […]