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February 1, 2022–Anne Bell
Point Pelee National Park, Marsh boardwalk © Daveynin CC BY 2.0
February 2, 2022 marks the fiftieth anniversary of World Wetlands Day. This annual event is intended to raise awareness about wetlands to reverse their ongoing decline. Alarmingly, almost 90 percent ...
December 2, 2021–Anne Bell
Habitat•Land-use planning•Species at Risk•Stewardship and restoration
Blanding's turtle, threatened © David Allen CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The Auditor General of Ontario’s report, Protecting and Recovering Species at Risk, is not reading for the faint of heart. Released on November 22, 2021 the audit sets out in ...
October 26, 2021–Anne Bell
Conservation News•Indigenous Relations•Species at Risk•Wetlands
Black ash habitat © Eli Sagor CC BY-NC 2.0
In 2019 the Government of Ontario rammed through amendments to our Endangered Species Act (ESA), decimating protections for the province’s most imperiled plants and animals. Among the changes was a ...
April 15, 2021–Anne Bell
If you have any doubt about the importance of the Greenbelt, take a moment to listen to the voices of Ontario Nature’s Youth Council in their new video. They clearly ...
February 24, 2021–Anne Bell
Indigenous Relations•Land-use planning•Stewardship and restoration•Water•Wetlands
Lake Simcoe © Nico CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan is now up for its required 10-year review. The question is whether the provincial government will take this opportunity to strengthen or weaken the plan ...