6 | Earth Watch
MNR withdraws from fisheries agreement; logging and Lands for Life; Domtar toxins spread.

13 | This Season
Kay McKeever continues her work with damaged owls.
By Moira Farr

32 | Insider
FON award nominations; name that tree.

46 | Reflections
A tenant’s eye view.
By Stan Long


16 | Old Haunts
The Bruce Peninsula’s eerie caves and ancient cedars offer tantalizing clues to the pre-glacial past.
By Graham Bryan

22 | And the Winners Are…
1997 Photo Contest Winners.

On the cover
26 | Pathways of the Spirit
A trip by dogsled along Temagami’s ancient trails.
By Margaret Webb

ON Nature Magazine Winter 1997 cover

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