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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 ...
December 15, 2021–Jenna Cardoso
Climate Change•Ecology•Indigenous Relations•Protected Places•Stewardship and restoration•Wetlands
James Bay peatlands © Ray Ford
Ontario’s peatlands store the most carbon in the country – more than all the other natural ecosystems in Ontario combined – making these terrestrial wetland ecosystems an essential nature-based climate ...
October 27, 2009–Conor Mihell
Agawa canyon, Algoma Region © Joe Ross
A unique land use partnership north of Sault Ste. Marie has resulted in the long-term protection of one of Ontario’s highest points of land. With its twin peaks rising some ...
September 22, 2009–Conor Mihell
Lake Superior © David P. Lewis/Shutterstock
Joel Cooper can’t say enough about the big lake that looms just outside the patio doors of his modest year-round home near Wawa, Ontario. “Lake Superior has captured my imagination ...