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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 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 | […]

Seasons Winter 2002 Table Of Contents

Seasons Winter 2002 Table Of Contents

Masthead DEPARTMENTS 5 |  View from Locke House Big, black birds Why do we like some animals and not others? By Nancy Clark 7 |  Letters 8 | Earthwatch The dirt on road salt; Counting salamanders; ATV access denied 15 | The Seasoned Pro  High school teacher John Burton recruits 12th graders to the green cause By […]

Altberg Wildlife Sanctuary Nature Reserv...

Altberg Wildlife Sanctuary Nature Reserve

Description: The west side of this undeveloped 200-ha Ontario Nature reserve occupies a limestone plain; the remainder is on the Canadian Shield. Mixed forests of eastern hemlock, sugar maple, white birch, red oak, and trembling aspen dominate the shield section. The site also includes old fields, pond, pockets of marsh, white cedar swamp, and a […]

Mill of Kintail Conservation Area

Mill of Kintail Conservation Area

prescription Mill of Kintail Conservation Area, credit: Robert and Pat Rogers  Mill of Kintail Conservation Area, credit: Dave Huth” Description: Set in its rolling countryside, this mature sugar maple woodland is noted for its fine display of fall colour. The uplands also support eastern hemlock, white cedar, yellow birch, bur oak, basswood, green ash, and a […]