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August 11, 2022–Zachary Pothier
Conservation Authorities•Conservation News•Greenbelt and Greenway•Protected Places
Laurel Creek Conservation Area © Carl Hiebert / Grand River Conservation Authority
In southern Ontario, municipalities and Conservation Authorities (CAs) play an essential role in conserving natural areas and greenspace, vital in conserving biodiversity and enhancing climate change resilience. Largely unrecognized, however, ...
July 16, 2021–Margaret Prophet
Greenbelt and Greenway•Land-use planning•Water•Wetlands•Wild Species and Habitat
The former mayor of Toronto, David Crombie, once gave me invaluable insight about how we view nature. He said, “We look at green spaces and nature as places with potential. ...
February 24, 2021–Anne Bell
Indigenous Relations•Land-use planning•Stewardship and restoration•Water•Wetlands•Wild Species and Habitat
Lake Simcoe © Nico CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The Lake Simcoe Protection Plan is now up for its required 10-year review. The question is whether the provincial government will take this opportunity to strengthen or weaken the plan ...
North Gwillimbury wetland © Tim Hagen
It seems like wetlands still can’t get any respect from many municipal politicians in Southern Ontario. A case in point: The Town of Georgina in York Region is bending over ...