5 | This Issue
A fine balance.
By Caroline Schultz

6 | Earth Watch
Christmas Bird Counts; honouring Canada’s fallen soldiers; boreal outreach; federal safety net for species.

36 | Member Groups
Celebrating a northern legacy.
By Lisa Richardson

37 | Our Community
Supporting the next generation of environmental leaders.
By Danielle Duchin

38 | Last Word
Why Western science can’t afford to ignore Indigenous knowledge.
By Dan Roronhiakewen Longboat


18 | Blood and Water
Ojibwa Elder Dorothy Taylor shows that Indigenous people’s traditional beliefs can help heal the environment.
By Allan Britnell

On the cover
24 | On the Wolverine’s Trail
Forestry and development have pushed the ferocious carnivore into Ontario’s far north. A new research project is looking for ways to bring the species back.
By Brian Banks

30 | Life Beneath the Ice
A diving journey under the ice shows that lakes are more alive in winter than scientists have long believed. Will climate change disturb these complex habitats?
By Barry Corbett

ON Nature Magazine Winter 2018 cover

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