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May 5, 2023–Renee Suzanne Lemieux
Advocacy•Reduce Your Footprint•Reptiles and Amphibians•Species at Risk
Snapping turtle © David Seburn
Our planet’s natural environment is under unprecedented stress. The good news is that you can help restore a healthy planet by reducing your environmental footprint, and we’re here to help ...
Global Climate Strike - Toronto, 9-27-2019 © Noah Cole
Snip, snip, snip. That’s how my supervisor, Anne Bell, described the recent tangle of legislation and policy proposals dumped on Ontarians in October and November of 2022. It was my ...
November 30, 2022–Ontario Nature Staff
Despite repeated promises that there would be no removal of lands from the Greenbelt, the Government of Ontario is planning to carve 7,400 acres out of the Greenbelt anyway. The proposal has ...
Lynde Shores Conservation Area © Paul Howard CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
On October 25, 2022, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) posted a proposal to overhaul the Ontario Wetland Evaluation System (OWES). The deadline for public comment is November ...
November 10, 2022–Anne Bell
Advocacy•Greenbelt and Greenway•Habitat•Land-use planning•Water•Wetlands
Green heron and midland painted turtle, Mud Lake, Britannia Conservation Area © Adam Mooz CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
On October 25th, the Government of Ontario tabled Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022, an omnibus bill proposing sweeping changes to the province’s natural heritage and land ...