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© Lora Denis
April 21, 2023–Guest blogger
Habitat•Recreation and Events•Reduce Your Footprint•Reptiles and Amphibians•Water
Watercross © Dick Daniels CC BY-SA 2.0
Not expecting to hear snowmobiles in the summer? Be advised snowmobile watercross, known as watercross racing, is gaining in popularity and may be headed your way. Despite negative impacts on ...
March 23, 2023–Jenna Cardoso
Campaigns•Habitat•Protected Places•Wild Species
Black Bay Peninsula © Superior Hiking CC BY 2.0
Northern Ontario is known for its rugged landscapes of dense black spruce forests, crystal clear lakes and rivers, and pristine wilderness areas. However, industrial development is increasingly fragmenting the northern ...
January 13, 2023–Gideon Forman
Reptiles and Amphibians•Species at Risk
Massasauga rattlesnake © Joe Crowley
I’ve been thinking about Samuel Beckett and Ontario rattlesnakes. There used to be two species in the province, the Massasauga and the timber. But for decades there’s only been one. ...
January 6, 2023–Renee Suzanne Lemieux
Environmental Education•Habitat•Wild Species
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 ...
December 21, 2022–Lesley Rudy
Species at Risk•Wild Species
Boreal caribou © peupleloup CC BY-SA 2.0
The Government of Canada makes promises about protecting nature, but do you ever wonder how well they follow through? The Auditor General of Canada has a Commissioner of the Environment ...
Wolf Lake © Ryan Mariotti