Summer 2021 Preview

Publishing on June 11

Toronto flooding, flooded Woodbine Beach

The Rise and Fall of the Great Lakes

The fluctuations in water levels are essential to maintaining local habitats. Can we resist the temptation to meddle with natural cycles that have been in place since the Ice Age?

By Conor Mihell

Trumpeter swans, Tommy Thompson Park

Victory Formation

Trumpeter swans have staged a remarkable recovery, thanks largely to the efforts of numerous volunteers. A look inside the swan restoration program on Toronto’s once-despoiled Leslie Street Spit.

By Patricia Hluchy

Muskoka cottage with manicured lawn

Going Wild

As city dwellers move out to the country, they are bringing visions of manicured lawns, woodlands cleared of debris, ponds stocked with invasive fish species with them. To preserve wilderness, often we need to leave it alone.  

By David Israelson

Algonquin lookout with rainbow and autumn forest


  • Spring 2021 issue published online on March 12, 2021
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