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February 2, 2023–Maya Davidson
Without the chorus of birdsong and frog calls heard in warmer months, it’s easy to picture wetlands as vacant in the winter. But appearances can be deceiving. Snow-blanketed ice transforms ...
September 22, 2022–Maya Davidson
Wilfrid Crozier Nature Reserve © Keeva Fitzpatrick
Since 1961, Ontario Nature’s Nature Reserves Program has protected vulnerable habitat across the province while providing opportunities for both scientific research and recreation. Crucial to the success of this program ...
October 22, 2021–Maya Davidson
Queensnake © Scott Gillingwater
Ontario is full of fascinating species. With so many plants and animals found in Ontario, it can be overwhelming and difficult to know where to start. Ontario Nature’s popular online ...
June 18, 2021–Maya Davidson
Ontario Nature•Reduce Your Footprint•Stewardship and restoration
Monoculture lawns of green are simple, non-supportive ecosystems. © Maya Davidson
How do you picture the perfect lawn? For most, an image of a well-manicured, freshly mowed yard comes to mind. With hot weather approaching, many Ontarians are starting to wake ...
May 26, 2021–Maya Davidson
Red-headed woodpecker © Ken Gibson CC BY-SA 2.0
Any birder who’s seen one, will tell you about the excitement of spotting a red-headed woodpecker. With a striking crimson head and a loud, harsh call, this unmistakable woodpecker takes ...