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© Lora Denis
November 30, 2022–Ontario Nature Staff
Advocacy•Campaigns•Greenbelt and Greenway•Land-use planning•Wild Species and Habitat
Halton Region, Greenbelt
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 ...
July 14, 2022–Rajbalinder Ghatoura
Ecology•Habitat•Protected Places•Wild Species and Habitat
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 ...
July 16, 2021–Margaret Prophet
Greenbelt and Greenway•Land-use planning•Water•Wetlands•Wild Species and Habitat
Holland Marsh © Samantha Cava
The former mayor of Toronto, David Crombie, once gave me invaluable insight about how we view nature. He said, “We look at green spaces and nature as places with potential. ...
June 10, 2021–The Coalition for the West Credit River
Ecology•Habitat•Land-use planning•Ontario Nature•Water•Wild Species and Habitat
West Credit River brook trout © Steve Noakes
The Coalition for the West Credit River is fighting to protect a sensitive wild brook trout population in the West Credit River. It is threatened by the proposed Erin Wastewater ...
February 24, 2021–Anne Bell
Indigenous Relations•Land-use planning•Stewardship and restoration•Water•Wetlands•Wild Species and Habitat
Lake Simcoe © Nico CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan is now up for its required 10-year review. The question is whether the provincial government will take this opportunity to strengthen or weaken the plan ...
© Bill Lishman