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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.

Pickering, Ajax © Joe Mabel

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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

Nature Guides Help You Identify Species

Ontario is full of fascinating species. With so many plants and animals found in Ontario,...

Part II: The Case for Nature-based Solutions to Climate Change

This blog is the second in our a series about nature-based solutions to climate change....

Empowering Our Elected Climate Champions

Late last month, I returned from six restorative days of canoeing in Killarney Provincial Park...

Ontario Nature’s Commitment to Reconciliation and Land Acknowledgements

In commemoration of the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation this September 30th, Ontario...

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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