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Edmund Zavitz

Saugeen-Bruce Peninsula forest and Georgian Bay shoreline

Thank-you, thank-you for publishing Ian Coutts article about Ontario’s father of forestry. I trained as a forester many years ago and was very much inspired by the work of foresters such as Zavitz. It always breaks my heart that so little is known about the love of ecology that so many foresters have. We are […]

Going Wild

Rooftop gardens, naturalization, restoration, pollinator garden, urban habitat restoration, urban nature, habitat restoration

As a long-time member and subscriber, I read with interest ‘Going Wild‘ by David Israelson in the Summer 2021 issue of ON Nature (page 30). I commenced employment at the Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (CLOCA) in 1979 eventually, through reclassifications, becoming Operations Manager until 1996. I oversaw all the conservation areas including Lynde Shores. […]

Butcher of the Alvar

Loggerhead shrike

Re: “Butcher of the Alvar“. I like how it reveals the vulnerability of all species by highlighting the personality and decline of one of Canada’s most ferocious songbirds, the eastern loggerhead shrike. If a carnivorous avian warrior who sings while impaling its prey on thorns can become endangered, then we should be concerned about the […]

Spring 2021

ON Nature magazine Table of Contents Spring 2021

38 | Last Word Ontario’s “Zombie Highway” (Highway 413) is Back. By Tim Gray 36 | Our Community   Voices of Ontario Nature members. By Chris Robinson, Ann Atkinson and Spencer Burton 35 |Our Member Groups  Fighting for Lake Simcoe. By Lisa Richardson ON Nature magazine is an award-winning quarterly that brings readers closer to nature […]

Winter 2020

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2020 Issue

38 | Last Word When the going gets tough… By Anne Bell 36 | Our Community   Welcome to the Gananoque Lake Nature Reserve. By Caroline Schultz 35 |Our Member Groups  A nature experience for all. By Lisa Richardson ON Nature magazine is an award-winning quarterly that brings readers closer to nature by exploring Ontario’s natural […]

Summer 2020

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue A new normal.By Caroline Schultz 7 | Earth Watch Great Lakes Guide, Nature reserve restoration, Bear hunt resumes, New fish in Junction Creek And more… 38 | Last Word Nature’s slide toward sameness. By Rachel Plotkin 37 | Our Community   Revitalizing our relationship with Mother Earth. By Kirsten Dahl 36 […]

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2016

ON Nature Magazine 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 Magazine Fall 2014

ON Nature Magazine Fall 2014

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueProtect 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 | Our Member […]