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Seasons Magazine Autumn 1998

Seasons Magazine Autumn 1998

DEPARTMENTS 5 | In This IssueJohn Muir shows us the way.By Stephan Fuller 6 | EarthwatchVictoria Point victory; tampering with the science education curriculum; the regeneration of a savannah. 14 | Letters  17 | This Season  Uber-birders Mike Runtz and Bruce Di Labio go head to head in the Taverner Cup.By Jeff Harrison 36 | Insider  Behind […]

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2017

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2017

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Fostering community conservation. By Caroline Schultz 6 | Earth Watch Great Lakes grasshopper; engaging northern citizen scientists; another successful summit; a new wetland guide; Master Naturalists program expands. 36 | Our Member Groups Habitat corridors protect Hamilton’s pollinators. By Lisa Richardson 37 | Our Community A legacy of dedication to […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2008

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2008

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue For the Birds: It takes a forest. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Harnessing a mighty river; one-of-a-kind paw prints; climate watch; bean count: a trip to the drive-through. 40 | Urban Nature Smart Cars: Car sharing is good for you and the environment. By Jim MacInnis 44 | […]

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2004

ON Nature Magazine Spring 2004

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Issue Decision Time: We need to stop the ongoing degradation of our fresh water. By Victoria Foote 8 | Earth Watch Join the spring owl survey; protest the Red Hill Creek Expressway; stop the quarry in rare bird habitat; protect the escarpment from development. 15 | Profile The Riverkeeper: Lara Van […]

Seasons Magazine Spring 2000

Seasons Magazine Spring 2000

DEPARTMENTS 5 | View from Locke House Why I Love Birds. By Nancy Clark 6 | Earth Watch The battle to protect the Oak Ridges Moraine; proposed highway threatens wetlands; remembering a friend of the bluebird; the return of the elk; RCGA drops plans to build in Bronte park; development opposed at Riley Lake; FON […]

Seasons Magazine Spring 1997

Seasons Magazine Spring 1997

DEPARTMENTS 5 | This Season This special issue takes a look at a new conservation strategy for Ontario’s landbirds that will protect birds before they get into trouble. By Margaret Webb 6 | Earth Watch How green is your classroom?; nature untaxed; Harris government undermining environmental protection; Nature’s Best protected area strategy; Wabakimi park to […]

Seasons Magazine Winter 1994

Seasons Magazine Winter 1994

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Land trusts taking off in Ontario. By Adam Thomson 7 | Earth Watch Municipal power shift weakens natural heritage policy; call for changes to Ontario’s weed act; anarchy over wetlands policy implementation; MNR takes further steps to protect old growth; unhappy trails: snowmobiles changing face of rural Ontario; Wabakimi’s fate […]

Seasons Magazine Summer 1993

Seasons Magazine Summer 1993

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Expanding our view of protection. By John Cartwright 7 | Earth Watch Report on Niagara Escarpment plan seriously flawed; timber plan covets prime caribou habitat; wetlands policy already being challenged; how will huge timber cuts affect Quetico. 42 | Notes Final year of fieldwork for provisional Mammal Atlas; update on […]

Seasons Magazine Autumn 1992

Seasons Magazine Autumn 1992

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page Leaving a legacy of warblers. By John Cartwright 7 | Earth Watch Wetlands policy—at last somebody listened; trees act revisions lack fibre; beetle to battle Purple loosestrife; Bill 162: push it through; quality cuts: Bracebridge tries selection harvest; more stands may fall as Missinaibi’s plan stalls; shrike habitat shrinks; logging […]

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 […]

Seasons Magazine Spring 1987

Seasons Magazine Spring 1987

DEPARTMENTS 2 | President’s Page By Charles Pryer 4 | Earth Watch Holiday Beach: a provincial park disappears, unannounced and almost unnoticed; Lady Evelyn placed on global list of threatened areas; Backus Woods finally gets its management plan; parking lots and marinas for the Leslie Street Spit?; naturalists and farmers work together for Ontario wetlands; […]

Seasons Magazine Winter 1986

Seasons Magazine Winter 1986

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Decision on cottages in provincial parks shirks responsibility; agreement in principle reached on Bruce Park; national marine park policy announced; watercourse edge policy deserves emulation; Baskerville report released; Ellesmere Island National Park created at last; securing Ontario wetlands; untaxing nature; trumpeter swan project chalks up best year yet; ospreys and […]

Seasons Magazine Spring 1983

Seasons Magazine Spring 1983

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Pop cans make a comeback; Bruce park gains local support; land of the white pine; tightening-up use of Crown land; booster for natural heritage; tax reform only for some; clear support for wetlands; Sudbury environmental study released; forest management to have environmental review, maybe; Minister’s forums draw crowds; Ontario Breeding […]

Seasons Magazine Winter 1982

Seasons Magazine Winter 1982

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Mining: sneaking up from behind; gyrfalcons: still up for grabs; rabies hotspots; swan control; the one that got away!; new plans for Ontario moose; foresters behind every tree; environmental watchdog for Niagara; highway 404 wetland study initiated. 10 | Notes Learn about wetlands in school; catch Bob on the wing; […]

Seasons Magazine Autumn 1982

Seasons Magazine Autumn 1982

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Salamanders vulnerable to acid rain; wetlands: stand up and be counted; grassroots action to stop acid rain; park’s supporters play the Minister’s game; little games on non-game; peregrine falcon returns—home?; new life for American endangered species; caribou news; in recognition of Canadian rivers; nature club to the rescue. 10 | […]

Seasons Magazine Summer 1982

Seasons Magazine Summer 1982

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Two native sites gain global status; the Ontario Waste Management Corporation; raccoon dogs—an environmental hazard; falcons for sale; parks update; adopt a dump; natural areas of provincial significance; Gypsy Moths: threat to Ontario Forests; overwhelming support for wetlands. 10 | Notes Ontario wetland information; FON scholarship; “Seasons” an award-winner; a […]

Seasons Magazine Spring 1982

Seasons Magazine Spring 1982

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Acid Rain Report seeks controls; a report card on the Great Lakes; a Habitat Trust for Canada?; no news is bad news on parks; protecting the northern environment; escarpment defenders scores points; laying waste to lakeshore; Crown Game Preserves abandoned; new prospects for peat; South Cayuga wins a reprieve; new […]

Seasons Magazine Winter 1981

Seasons Magazine Winter 1981

DEPARTMENTS 4 | Earth Watch Acid Rain: a look ahead; U.S. legislation will determine acid rain; transportation minister convicted over Highway 404; park planning gets the axe; a bad year for eastern Ontario birds; new federal policy on land-use; Wetlands Conference—a rousing success; a new endangered species for Ontario; friends of the bats; conservation project […]

Ontario Naturalist Magazine Summer 1979

Ontario Naturalist Magazine Summer 1979

DEPARTMENTS 52 | Annual Conference Report Held in Toronto. Conservation winners. Photo contest winners. Resolutions. 55 | FON News Action conference on acid rain; Birding in Toronto. 56 | Queen’s Park/From Ottawa Trespass proposal white paper; parks master plan delayed; tougher water protection policies; progress in national parks; Parks Canada policy approved. 60 | Bird […]

Ontario Naturalist Magazine June 1977

Ontario Naturalist Magazine June 1977

DEPARTMENTS 27 | FON News FON negotiates for new headquarters; more volunteers sought. 27 | Around Ontario FON publishes new wetlands pamphlets; FON closes Petrol Point Reserve over intensive use concerns; raptor appeal; No Trespassing booklet. 28 | From Ottawa/Queen’s Park FON pushes for Atikaki reserve; Point Pelee Master Plan problems; now endangered: Lake Erie […]