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Winter 2021

5 | This Issue A winter interlude. By Caroline Schultz 7 | Earth Watch Documenting Ontario’s Breeding Birds The Annual Rite of Urban Salmon Migration Video Project Highlights Conservation Maya Davidson: Featured Photographer Outdoor Education Forest Wilderness on Toronto’s Doorstep Environmental Deregulation Has a Face Natural Solutions to Preserving the Climate 38 | Last Word […]

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 […]

Restoring Nature’s Health

machinery and human impact VS nature

I just read Victor Doyle’s opinion piece on “Restoring Nature’s Health Post-COVID” (page 38, ON Nature, Fall 2020) and found it important and revealing. I am former land use planner myself. Although a short piece, it’s clear that he has revealed what many of us either knew, or suspected – that the current COVID-19 crisis presents a “public distraction” […]

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 Winter 2014

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2014

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueHalf empty.By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch American marten in focus New nature sanctuary in Lanark County Ontario Nature Youth Summit Glen Murray, Ontario’s first Minister of Environment and Climate Change How wood frogs brave the winter Notable hog-nosed snake sighting Winter animal tracking 101 Toxic fallout at Grassy Narrows […]

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2006

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2006

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This IssueMoving Day: Ontario Nature takes it downtown.By Victoria Foote 7 | In The MailFine dining. 8 | Earth WatchThe fantastic migration; deep cuts to Ontario Parks’ budget; First Nations block mining exploration. 15 | ProfileThe Numbers Guy: Environmental activist and city councillor Allan Algar has mastered a rare skill; saving habitats […]

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2005

ON Nature Magazine Summer 2005

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Safe Places: Is anywhere truly protected? By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Mining-friendly provincial policy; PWC drivers run amok; let your children go au naturel. 36 | Field Trip Native grasses. By Dan Schneider and Peter Pautler 41 | Inside Ontario Nature Meet our new executive director; tell us […]

Seasons Magazine Spring 2001

Seasons Magazine Spring 2001

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House FON celebrates 70 years. By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch Conservation reserves need better protection; Algonquin wolf under threat; Simcoe ANSIs: death by a thousand cuts; no mining at Mellon Lake; logging road through Bruce forest stalled; Carolinian Canada’s big picture; Presqu’ile Park Plan released – at […]

Seasons Magazine Summer 1990

Seasons Magazine Summer 1990

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Refining economic arguments for a cleaner environment. By Doug Thomas 6 | Earth Watch Constance Creek: a case study in wetlands loss; protecting the Missinaibi; Matchedash Bay: fooling with mother nature; escarpment becomes biosphere reserve; victory on the Rouge Valley; joint management agreement for Temagami forests; Polar Bear Park management […]