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November 25, 2021–Justin Peter from Quest Nature Tours
Justin at age 10 about to feed a chickadee, with sister and mentor © Pavel Peter
When I think about what led me to do the work I do in the environmental field, I can’t help but think of the importance of fostering a love for ...
July 30, 2020–Elise Johnson
Native to southern Ontario the tulip tree is named for its tulip-like flowers
Plant lovers are turning their focus from tending houseplants to giving outdoor gardens new life. In a year when so many of us are working from home, staring over the computer screen into our backyards, a little garden work is ...
May 12, 2017–Colleen Dempster
Hummingbird clearwing moth and bergamot © Noah Cole
Growing native wildflowers from seed is fun and rewarding. It beautifies your backyard in an ecologically-friendly way and can be done for little start-up cost and maintenance! Here are five ...
November 23, 2016–Ron Corkum
Brown belted bumblebee on cupplant © Diana Troya
For most of us, the word ‘pollinator’ brings to mind non-native honeybees. Wild pollinators, however, are the most widespread and numerous of all pollinators. This includes native wild bees, wasps, ...
September 29, 2015–Diana Troya
Imagine you are relaxing in your beautiful garden, enjoying the natural beauty, the sounds, the colors, the scents. Now imagine you could do all of this and contribute to the ...