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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 ...
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 ...
October 22, 2021–Maya Davidson
Queensnake © Scott Gillingwater
Ontario is full of fascinating species. With so many plants and animals found in Ontario, it can be overwhelming and difficult to know where to start. Ontario Nature’s popular online ...
May 26, 2021–Maya Davidson
Red-headed woodpecker © Ken Gibson CC BY-SA 2.0
Any birder who’s seen one, will tell you about the excitement of spotting a red-headed woodpecker. With a striking crimson head and a loud, harsh call, this unmistakable woodpecker takes ...