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ON Nature Magazine Spring 2023

Media Release: March 10, 2023

Kirtland's warbler © Robert McCaw

Tracing the Freedom Trail
A young Black woman travels the length of the Bruce Trail in search of adventure while commemorating the Underground Railroad.
By Melina Damian

For Peat’s Sake
Human reliance on peat moss to keep gardens blooming is feeding the destruction of peatlands, which are critical to moderating climate change.
By Jade Prévost-Manuel

If You Build It, They Will Come
A team creating habitat for the notoriously finicky Kirtland’s warbler may have found a new way to bring breeding birds back to Ontario.
By Julia Zarankin

Last Word
A critique of #NoMowMay.
By Lorraine Johnson and Sheila Colla

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The Mysteries of Fireflies  
Surprisingly little is known about the tiny insects that light up summer nights. Delving into the signals and behaviours of fireflies—many of which science has yet to decipher.
By Brian Banks     

On the Waterfront
Cottages and other lakefront developments are encroaching on buffer zones that protect lake biodiversity and water quality. One county is doing something about it—and so should cottage owners.
By Jade Prévost-Manuel

Lone Wolf
Biologists recently tracked a male wolf’s epic 18-month journey across four states and two provinces. The canid’s nearly 7,000-kilometre trek reveals the critical value of natural corridors.
By Conor Mihell

Last Word
Nature loss and climate change are spreading infectious diseases.
By Lisa Richarson

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