5 | This Issue
Fred Bodsworth: The legacy of a famous author, birder and past president.
By Caroline Schultz
6 | Earth Watch
Citizen scientists make record contributions to Ontario Nature’s atlas; the Christmas Bird Count is about to begin; Ontario Nature gets a new reserve; local food systems in northern Ontario; regional club director Joan Daynard is inspired by nature.
37 | Member Groups
Spotlight on the Algonquin to Adirondacks Conservation Association.
38 | Last Word
Keep the wild alive.
By Anne Bell
On the cover
18 | A Working Landscape
With support from the conservation community, including Ontario Nature, farmers are creating habitats that benefit both people and wildlife.
By Ray Ford
24 | Splendour in the Park
Ontario Nature member group Friends of the Rouge Watershed spearheaded the fight to transform the Rouge Valley into a national park. But will Ottawa get the conservation principles right?
By Cecily Ross
30 | Alien. Exotic. Dangerous.
Do invasive species deserve their bad reputation? Ontario Nature’s Brendan Larson wonders whether naturalists are fighting the wrong battle.
By Lorraine Johnson
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