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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 ...
December 21, 2022–Lesley Rudy
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 ...
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 18, 2022–Sarah Hasenack
Spring peeper © Dave Huth CC BY-NC 2.0
I invite you to envision a woven tapestry waving in the wind. Each thread contributes a small piece to the myriad of unique patterns coming together to form a much ...
May 4, 2022–Ontario Nature Staff
Ontario lake with loons © Peter Ferguson
As we head towards the next provincial election on June 2, the results of a survey conducted by the Green Prosperity groups will be of interest. We asked the four ...