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January 13, 2023–Gideon Forman
Massasauga rattlesnake © Joe Crowley
I’ve been thinking about Samuel Beckett and Ontario rattlesnakes. There used to be two species in the province, the Massasauga and the timber. But for decades there’s only been one. ...
January 13, 2023–Zachary Pothier
From newspapers to conferences to medical appointments, so many aspects of our lives have permanently shifted online. Sometimes, it has been done in the name of going green, by avoiding ...
January 6, 2023–Renee Suzanne Lemieux
Environmental Education•Habitat•Recreation and Events•Water•Wild Species and Habitat
Boreal forest, Obatanga Lake © Scott Smithson
The name “Ontario” originates from an Iroquoian word meaning “sparkling” or “beautiful” water. With more than 250,000 lakes and countless rivers and streams, it’s not hard to see how our ...
December 30, 2022–Lisa Kamenar
Ontario Nature staff 2022 © Noah Cole
At the outset of 2023, we’ve spent some time reflecting on our accomplishments and wins for nature throughout 2022. We could not have done it without you – our members, ...
December 21, 2022–Lesley Rudy
Boreal caribou © peupleloup CC BY-SA 2.0
The Government of Canada makes promises about protecting nature, but do you ever wonder how well they follow through? The Auditor General of Canada has a Commissioner of the Environment ...