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September 28, 2022–Anne Bell
On October 24th, Ontarians will return to the polls to vote for their municipal leaders. The mayors and councilors elected will play a vital role ensuring a healthy, sustainable future ...
August 11, 2022–Zachary Pothier
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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 29, 2021–Kirsten Dahl
Canadian folk artist Spencer Burton released his new album Coyote this winter on Still Records and commissioned the design of an eco-friendly Spencer Burton/Ontario Nature sweatshirt, featuring some of Ontario’s ...
April 28, 2021–Ron Corkum
Medway Valley, London, Ontario © Denis Giles CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Climate change poses a serious challenge to human society. The root cause is human actions. The global carbon balance has been shifted through the extraction and combustion of fossil fuels, ...
March 5, 2021–Noah Cole
This year, we had a slightly warmer winter than usual, leading to a number of birds being seen in the province throughout the winter, including meadowlarks, grosbeaks and warblers. Will Ontario's warmer than average mid-winter conditions and presence of warmer-season birds herald an early migration?