Re: Root of Temptation There are many documented benefits to American ginseng, it is not necessary to discredit its proper medicinal use with the term “purported”. Of course poaching is not ok. Harald Dienes, Ontario
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Learn about more than 50 species at risk that are found in northern Ontario. We are now in the midst of the largest mass extinction since the disappearance of the dinosaurs more than 65 million years ago. Habitat loss and degradation, climate change, invasive species, pollution and over-exploitation of natural resources are some of the factors driving the decline. This handy guide categorizes species into mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, plants and insects.
DEPARTMENTS 4 | View from Locke House Are you afraid of the dark? By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch Stand-off on the Oak Ridges Moraine; let’s go frog watching; conservation authorities consider golfing proposals; conservancy buying up Algoma Highlands; Feds to provide some protection for species-at-risk; who will protect Ontario’s species-at-risk? 17 | This […]
DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House Holding back the concrete at Leslie and the 401. By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch Picton watershed saved; after Lands for Life: what now?; Rondeau Bay kept clean; reduce emissions: car share; compost this; 31 additional species now at risk; Lyme disease vaccine approved; Pickering signs easement […]
DEPARTMENTS 5 | In This Issue The birth of new parks, but the slow demise of conservation areas? By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch Forest Accord underpins Lands for Life deal; Ottawa risks species-at-risk; Arnprior residents bid for old-growth forest; survey suggests decline in forest birds; efforts to save softshell turtle slow but steady. […]
DEPARTMENTS 8 | Earth Watch Ontario guts more environmental laws; faster action needed for species at risk; the sorry saga or Monarchs and Milkweed; municipality stands up for the Escarpment; Ontario’s new Planning Act in effect; wildlife is more than “game and fish”; update on blear-bear hunting; manage your woodlot for wildlife. 38 | Insider […]