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Ontario Nature is a charity that has been protecting wild species and wild spaces through education, conservation and public engagement since 1931.

While we all grapple with the impacts of a global pandemic, the Government of Ontario is quietly using a flurry of Minister’s Zoning Orders (MZOs) to eliminate public participation and fast-track development on farmland and natural areas.

Join us in demanding greater public accountability and enhanced community resilience to climate change.

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Answer the call of the wild. As an Advocate for Nature, we’ll provide you with opportunities to speak up when nature needs you most.

Ontario Nature Blog

Diving into Natural Climate Solutions

It’s September and in southern Ontario the goldenrods are in full bloom. Hues of gold...

Community Vs. Mega-landfill

What were the odds that small rural towns and villages could successfully unite to save...

Ten Years at Ontario Nature

Over the course of a decade that I have worked at Ontario Nature, there have...

My Youth Summit Experience

Summer is here and the Youth Council and Youth Circle for Mother Earth members are...

ON Nature Magazine

The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Woman: Maydianne Andrade, an expert on black widow spiders (and their many cousins), reveals the myths about a misunderstood and maligned Ontario (yes, that is correct) species.

Minister's Zoning Orders Video

Minister's Zoning Orders are increasingly being used to fast-track development on farmland, wetlands and greenspaces across Ontario.

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