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January 6, 2023–Renee Suzanne Lemieux
Environmental Education•Habitat•Recreation and Events•Water•Wild Species and Habitat
Boreal forest, Obatanga Lake © Scott Smithson
The name “Ontario” originates from an Iroquoian word meaning “sparkling” or “beautiful” water. With more than 250,000 lakes and countless rivers and streams, it’s not hard to see how our ...
January 20, 2022–Guest blogger
Environmental Education•Nature Network•Stewardship and restoration•Youth
Cleanup, July 2021 © Junction Creek Stewardship Committee
In July 2021, Junction Creek Stewardship Committee (JCSC), a grassroots environmental organization in N’Swakamok/ Sudbury, spearheaded a free month-long program for youth aged 13 to 17 to provide accessible nature-based ...
October 5, 2020–Mirabai Alexander
Boreal caribou © Peupleloup CC BY-SA 2.0
I grew up in Rossport on the north shore of Lake Superior in Ontario. The summers brought tourists from all over, and many visited my dad’s pottery shop. Many tourists ...
February 11, 2020–Anne Bell
Lack of Evidence The government presents no strong arguments or evidence of any kind to support its proposal. It states that the economic consequences are “expected to be neutral to ...
September 20, 2016–Mallory Vanier
Youth Summit, Alex Boulets © Noah Cole
Most of us have experienced forest foods, whether we’ve collected fiddleheads or picked wild raspberries as a trailside snack. Ontario Nature’s recent “Foraging Week” events in Thunder Bay expanded on ...