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December 8, 2022–Sarah Hasenack
Highway 400 expansion site © Noah Cole
Despite widespread recognition of the vital benefits provided by Ontario’s diverse natural areas, they continue to be threatened by development pressures. These threats will be exacerbated with the recent passing ...
November 17, 2022–Sarah Hasenack
Mitchell's Bay wetland, Chatham-Kent © Sue Thompson CC BY-ND 2.0
In a society where many people draw significant value from consumerism and the never-ending need to buy and own more things, perhaps the most radical decision we can make is ...
November 10, 2022–Anne Bell
Advocacy•Greenbelt and Greenway•Habitat•Land-use planning•Water•Wetlands
Green heron and midland painted turtle, Mud Lake, Britannia Conservation Area © Adam Mooz CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
On October 25th, the Government of Ontario tabled Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022, an omnibus bill proposing sweeping changes to the province’s natural heritage and land ...
June 2, 2022–Guest blogger
Protecting wetlands is essential in the fight against the dual crises of climate change and biodiversity loss. Nearly 75% of southern Ontario’s wetlands have been destroyed, and remaining wetlands continue ...
February 24, 2022–Anne Bell
Advocacy•Campaigns•Protected Places•Species at Risk•Stewardship and restoration
On June 2, 2022, Ontarians will head to the polls to elect our next provincial government. As citizens, we have a responsibility to ensure that nature conservation is a major ...