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January 31, 2024–Kellsie Bonnyman
Conservation News•Campaigns and advocacy•Species at Risk
Rapids clubtail dragonfly © Dan Irizarry CC_BY-NC-SA 2.0
Yet again, the people of Ontario are witnessing an attempt by the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) to weaken protections for the province’s species at risk. If approved, ...
December 2, 2021–Anne Bell
Habitat•Land-use planning•Species at Risk•Stewardship and restoration
Blanding's turtle, threatened © David Allen CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The Auditor General of Ontario’s report, Protecting and Recovering Species at Risk, is not reading for the faint of heart. Released on November 22, 2021 the audit sets out in ...
December 11, 2020–Julee Boan
Boreal Forest•Land-use planning•Species at Risk
Boreal caribou © Troy B Thompson CC BY-NC-NC 2.0
When Ontario’s Endangered Species Act (ESA) was brought into force in 2007, the Ministry of Natural Resources granted a one-year exemption to the forestry industry on the premise that industry ...
February 3, 2020–Julee Boan
Clearcut © iStock/shaunl
The Government of Ontario’s new Forest Sector Strategy has been portrayed as a gift to the people of northern and rural Ontario. It claims to herald a “better quality of ...
January 17, 2020–Julee Boan
Species at Risk•Wild Species
I’ve been working to protect boreal caribou and their habitat for nearly 20 years. I’ve conducted field research, published peer-reviewed papers and talked to thousands of people about the plight ...
Cochrane area wildfire, 2023 © MNRF-AFFES