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August 11, 2022–Zachary Pothier
Conservation Authorities•Conservation News•Greenbelt and Greenway•Protected Places
Laurel Creek Conservation Area © Carl Hiebert / Grand River Conservation Authority
In southern Ontario, municipalities and Conservation Authorities (CAs) play an essential role in conserving natural areas and greenspace, vital in conserving biodiversity and enhancing climate change resilience. Largely unrecognized, however, ...
August 5, 2022–Guest blogger
Conservation News•Ecology•Habitat•Protected Places•Stewardship and restoration•Wetlands
These days, people are hearing more about nature-based climate solutions, but what do these solutions look like on the ground? Nature-based climate solutions are actions taken to maintain and restore ...
July 14, 2022–Rajbalinder Ghatoura
Matchedash Bay Provincial Wildlife Area © Anne Bell
Nature advocates in Ontario will soon have a new tool at their disposal: a conservation designation that pinpoints sites of exceptional value backed by scientific evidence. Known as Key Biodiversity ...
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 ...
May 4, 2022–Ontario Nature Staff
Ontario lake with loons © Peter Ferguson
As we head towards the next provincial election on June 2, the results of a survey conducted by the Green Prosperity groups will be of interest. We asked the four ...