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October 27, 2022–Jenna Cardoso
Little Athelstane Lake © Kristen Setala
Did you know carbon is found in everything on Earth? From human DNA to soil to the atmosphere. The carbon stored in ecosystems is called a “carbon stock.” Protecting carbon ...
October 6, 2022–Melissa Thomas
Climate Change•Community Science•Environmental Education•Nature Reserves•Protected Places•Stewardship and restoration
Dundas Valley © Dieter Staudinger
Earlier this summer, community science volunteers joined us to assess carbon at select Ontario Nature properties. This year, we have been working towards assessing the value of protected areas and ...
June 29, 2022–Jenna Cardoso
Cawthra Mulock Nature Reserve © Noah Cole
Ontario’s conservation challenges are growing. Each year, more plants and animal are added to species at risk list, with climate change increasing the likelihood of extinction. However, conservation organizations, including ...
May 26, 2022–Guest blogger
It’s a humid summer day in the city and there’s only one activity on your mind: visiting the Toronto Islands. You pack a picnic lunch and your friends meet you ...
May 19, 2022–Zachary Pothier
Piping plover, Sauble Beach © Merri-Lee
The provincial election is less than two weeks away, with Ontarians set to go to the polls June 2. The next government has a major role to play in protection ...