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June 23, 2022–Kristen Setala
Wakimi Lake, Wabakimi Provincial Park © Kristen Setala
It’s late spring in northern Ontario. I am sitting on a beautiful peninsula, listening to the ethereal song of the Swainson’s thrush, and watching the sunrise over a quiet, peaceful ...
April 22, 2022–Graeme Smith
White River wetlands © What-A-Ride CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
There is an urgent need for solutions to climate change, as temperatures and greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report warns that ...
December 9, 2021–Graeme Smith
Boreal Forest•Climate Change•Ecology•Habitat•Land-use planning
On the heels of the recent 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) and Canada’s commitments to natural climate solutions and ending deforestation, it is imperative to take a critical ...
January 27, 2021–Julee Boan
Boreal Forest•Campaigns•Ecology•Habitat•Indigenous Relations•Protected Places•Stewardship and restoration
Canoes in Wolf Lake © Ryan Mariotti
It’s October 2017. I’m in Vancouver, British Colombia for Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) International’s General Assembly (GA). One forester colleague had warned me to get lots of sleep, drink water ...
December 11, 2020–Julee Boan
Boreal caribou © Troy B Thompson CC BY-NC-NC 2.0
When Ontario’s Endangered Species Act (ESA) was brought into force in 2007, the Ministry of Natural Resources granted a one-year exemption to the forestry industry on the premise that industry ...