5 | This issue
Happy Anniversary: Congratulations to our members for making Ontario a better place for three-quarters of a century.
By Victoria Foote
8 | Earth Watch
Tall grass prairie in peril; herbicide kills more than just weeds; rejuvenating a forest.
15 | Profile
Tree Hugger—Environmental commissioner and Ontario Nature life member Gord Miller speaks for the trees.
By Krista Foss
44 | Inside Ontario Nature
Doors Open to Ontario Nature; Calendar of events for 2006.
46 | Last Word
Who We Are—After 75 years, we’ve changed, but our message and motives haven’t.
By Ontario Nature
18 | The Trailblazers
Ontario Nature has been around for a long time, but the Brodie Club was here first.
By D’Arcy Jenish
22 | Ontario Nature
celebrates 75 years of conservation achievements.
On the cover
24 | Cry of the Loon
Ontario Nature’s symbol for nearly 20 years, the common loon may now be in jeopardy. Have we been taking this bird for granted too long?
By Douglas Hunter
28 | How to Protect Paradise
Ontario Nature has championed the land trust movement, giving property owners a chance to protect their piece of wilderness forever.
By Ray Ford
32 | Natural Wonders
Our nature reserve system.
By Christine Beevis
34 | Youth Movement
Ontario Nature has a long history of outreach programs for kids. After all, this is where the future lies.
By Allan Britnell
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