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March 19, 2021–Miranda Baksh
Ontario Nature•Pollinators•Species at Risk•Wild Species
American bumble bee © Thom Wilson CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The decline of bees worldwide has been of scientific and public concern in recent years, yet their diversity in Canada is not fully understood. From drilling through wood, cutting leaves, ...
July 6, 2016–Ontario Nature
Participants take a well-deserved break after planting 180 wildflowers © Lynn Miller
The Ontario Nature Youth Council’s Special Spaces events have wrapped up for this year. All of them were extremely successful, but the highlight for me was the wildflower planting event ...
November 27, 2014–Anne Bell
American bumblebee © Thom Wilson
Half of the bumblebee species in eastern North America are in decline. This trend holds true in southern Ontario, where seven of the 14 bumblebee species found in surveys from ...
August 1, 2014–Guest blogger
Bumblebee on purple coneflower © Matt Jenkins.
I am sipping coffee and munching an apple as I write this blog. To enjoy such daily pleasures, we rely on pollinators. In fact, about one of every three bites ...
May 5, 2014–Jayden Rae
Monarch butterfly and asters © Marie C Fields, Shutterstock
Every once in a while when I am walking through Thickson’s Woods in Whitby, I catch a glimpse of gold dancing over the meadow. Tragically, these magical encounters are becoming ...