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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. 

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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

Protecting Ontario

Marked on the map above are natural areas in Ontario that call out for protection....

Finding Japanese chaff-flower: an unwanted addition to our flora

While strolling through the deciduous forest in September 2018, I looked down when a strange...

What conservation authorities mean to me

It’s one of those mornings when I really love my job. Our staff have gathered...

Naturalists take concrete action

Is there an ideal location for a cement plant? If there is, members of the...

ON Nature Magazine

A Tree Woven Through Culture

The steady decline of black ash is exacting a heavy price.

Youth Circle for
Mother Earth

A cross cultural network of young Indigenous and non-Indigenous environmental leaders to become lifelong ambassadors for nature.

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