5 | This Issue
A winter interlude. By Caroline Schultz
7 | Earth Watch
18 | The Art of the Craft
The birchbark canoe holds an indelible place in Ontario’s Indigenous cultures, but the growing scarcity of materials threatens to obliterate this ancient craft. By Vince Nogueira
Climate change is driving Canada jay populations from Algonquin Provincial Park, serving as an urgent wake-up call. By Conor Mihell
When land clearing practices threatened to engulf southern Ontario in sand, Edmund Zavitz spearheaded the Agreement Forests program. One hundred years later, much can be learned from the father of Ontario forestry. By Ian Coutts
38 | Last Word
Ontario Wetlands Deserve Better.
By Anne Bell
34 | Our Member Groups
A Triumph in Oxford County
By Lisa Richardson
37 | Our Community
(Im)patiently Waiting for Pollinators
By Peter Soroye
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