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May 1, 2023–Noah Cole
Non-native earthworms have been invading Canadian soils for centuries, filling ecological niches left empty after the most recent glacial retreat. As ecosystem engineers, earthworms can dramatically alter soil and vegetation ...
August 1, 2017–Noah Cole
A drove of feral hogs in Texas © Josh Henderson CC BY 2.0
Wild boar sightings in Ontario have risen in recent years despite the animals’ tendency to travel at dawn, dusk and night. Some of these sightings have been made near Ottawa ...
October 29, 2015–Ontario Nature
Friday October 23 marked Ontario Nature’s annual garlic mustard pull at our Lost Bay Nature Reserve near Gananoque. With the help of several Queen’s University students and volunteers from Willing ...
July 8, 2015–Ontario Nature
Round goby © Matthew Forte via Ohio Sea Grant
Nearly two centuries ago, non-native aquatic species began their invasion of the Great Lakes, travelling within the ballast stones and ballast water of large ships.
June 1, 2015–Guest blogger
People have different personalities. Some are shy; others are bold. Some are extraverted; others are introverted. These personality traits influence our academic success, job performance, personal relationships, health and susceptibility ...