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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 ...
December 9, 2021–Graeme Smith
Boreal Forest•Climate Change•Ecology•Habitat•Land-use planning
On the heels of the recent 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) and Canada’s commitments to natural climate solutions and ending deforestation, it is imperative to take a critical ...
November 11, 2021–Ontario Nature Staff
Farabout Peninsula, Eagle Lake/Migisi Sahgaigan © Anne Bell
In its final report, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada called on governments, educational and religious institutions, civil society groups and all Canadians to act on the 94 Calls ...
October 26, 2021–Anne Bell
Conservation News•Indigenous Relations•Species at Risk•Wetlands
Black ash habitat © Eli Sagor CC BY-NC 2.0
In 2019 the Government of Ontario rammed through amendments to our Endangered Species Act (ESA), decimating protections for the province’s most imperiled plants and animals. Among the changes was a ...
September 29, 2021–Ontario Nature Staff
Indigenous Perspectives on Protected Areas Gathering © Chris Craig
In commemoration of the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation this September 30th, Ontario Nature reflects on our role in advancing conservation through reconciliation. As we continue our learning ...