8 | Earth Watch
Stalled guidelines hurt Ontario’s caribou; just published: FON’s guide to forest management; international spotlight aimed at Temagami; bald eagles number up, loggerhead shrikes down; our last chance for roadless wilderness; nonprofit corporation to hold forestry licence in Muskoka; new rules apply to forest management.

35 | Insider
FON open house includes workshops, tour of Locke House, door prizes; 65th Anniversary Dinner.

38 | Reflections
With Grace.
By James Raffan


On the cover
16 | Consuming Ways
Why do brown creepers have thin, curved bills? Why do starlings’ intestines grow longer as winter approaches? Every bird has its gastronomic secrets.
By Michael Runtz

22 | Nature Guide to Ontario
The FON’s soon-to-be-published book highlights over 600 sites. Previewed here are four top destinations in southern Ontario.

Seasons winter 1996 full issue

Photos © Jim Flynn, Robert McCaw

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