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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.

Please join us in asking the Government of Ontario to identify and pursue ways to achieve the science-based objectives and targets of the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan.

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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

Six Priorities for Improving the Lake Simcoe Protection Plan

The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan is now up for its required 10-year review. The question...

Protecting Minesing Wetlands’ Biodiversity

Designated as internationally important under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the Minesing Wetlands are one...

Boots on the Ground in Stratford

Stratford is one of the many communities across Ontario struggling with the unwelcome imposition of a Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) to fast-track development. In Stratford’s case, the MZO is to make way for a glass factory on 175 acres of prime farmland at the edge of the city.

Doing Right by Wetlands

This World Wetlands Day, let’s take a moment to reflect on our relationships with wetlands, how they contribute to our health and well-being, and how we might reciprocate, with gratitude.

ON Nature Magazine

The Big Thaw: The permafrost ecosystem in Ontario's far north is at a tipping point, threatening not only wildlife habitat but local communities and global climate. What can be done to slow the melting?

Youth Circle for
Mother Earth

A cross cultural network of young Indigenous and non-Indigenous environmental leaders to become lifelong ambassadors for nature. Supported in part by OPG.

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