Winter 2021 Preview

Publishing on December 3

birch bark canoe making, white spruce roots, craft, traditional, skill

The Craft and Culture of the Birchbark Canoe

The Indigenous art of canoe building is imperilled by a growing difficulty in obtaining the needed natural materials, but master builders like Dan Couchie continue to keep the ancient practice alive.

By Vince Nogueira

grey jay, gray jay, Canada jay, camp robber, boreal bird, northern bird

Standing Up for the Camp Robber

The iconic Canada jay, also known as the whiskey jack, has become an increasingly rare sight in Ontario. Will a campaign to designate the jay Canada’s national bird focus attention on its plight?  

By Conor Mihell

Autumn field and forest, Bruce County

The Man Who Saved Ontario From Blowing Away

When over farming threatened to engulf southern Ontario in sand, Edmund Zavitz spearheaded the Agreement Forests program. One hundred years later, we can learn much from the father of Ontario forestry.

By Ian Coutts

Spring 2022 Preview

Publishing on March 11

Brook trout, West Credit River © Steve Noakes

Saving “Brookie”

A rare abundant population of brook trout in West Credit River is under threat from a proposed wastewater treatment plant. Can a partnership between conservationists and anglers save this fish?

By Patricia Hluchy

Cold water spring in Ontario © Billy Wilson

Liquid Gold

Could an Ontario aquifer have the purest water in the world? Researchers may not be able to answer that question if a potential gravel pit goes ahead.  

By Ray Ford

Seacliff Beach, Lake Erie, Leamington © Sue Thompson

The Rights of Nature

The movement to designate rivers, lakes and other natural features legal “persons” with rights to self-preservation and legal redress is spreading through Indigenous communities. Will Ontario embrace the resolutions as a way of protecting its natural bounty?

By Brian Banks

Algonquin lookout with rainbow and autumn forest

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