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Seasons Spring 1995

Seasons Spring 1995

DEPARTMENTS 9 | Earth Watch Westside Marsh: Wetland or quarry?; subdivision threatens Lynde Marsh; still no final word on Wabakimi; 404 extension: road going nowhere?; still timber, not forest, management; Algonquin timber plan revisited. 40 | Insider Eagerly awaiting our first easement; invasive species brochure in the works. 43 | Birder’s Notebook Stalking the elusive […]

ON Nature Fall 2019

ON Nature Fall 2019

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This issue A vote for nature. By Caroline Schultz 7 | Earth Watch Tree planting program saved, How to photograph a bumble bee, Wetland protection in Ontario, Photo contest winner unveiled, And more… 36 |Our Member Groups   Soaring into the fall. By Noah Cole 37 | Our Community   Wetland gift creates a […]

Endangered ecosystem: Wetlands

Mer Bleue Conservation Area

by Andrea Smith Not far from Ottawa’s city limits I’m suddenly immersed in a landscape more typical of the subarctic or arctic regions of northern Canada. I’ve come to Mer Bleue Bog, a stunning example of boreal peatland named for its resemblance in foggy weather to a large blue sea. The 3,700-hectare sphagnum bog is […]

Seasons Winter 2001

Seasons Winter 2001

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House What’s wrong with being passionate? By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch Puddles need protection; birds decline in Pickering forest; what’s happening with the Oak Ridges Moraine; Mid-Niagara Peninsula highway threatens returning species; Pelee Island nature refuge; Newmarket wetland saved; watchdog cites weak government performance; planning better for […]

Seasons Spring 1996

Seasons Spring 1996

DEPARTMENTS 8 | Earth Watch Conflict over mining in Temagami; farms seek hunt on sandhill cranes; Omnibus Bill allows sale of Conservation Authority land; Cedar Point proposal goes to OMB; Bill 20 soft on protecting environment; the Morris Tract may yet be saved. 31 | Birder’s Notebook Peregrine numbers soar. By Nancy Mahony 41 | […]