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January 20, 2023–Kristen Setala
Indigenous Relations•Protected Places•Wetlands
Trumpeter swans, Nabish Lake © Darlene Salter
By now you’ve probably noticed our provincial government has been taking a thorough, bit-by-bit approach to dismantling our environmental laws and policies. This makes the environmental challenges we are facing ...
November 30, 2022–Ontario Nature Staff
Campaigns and advocacy•Greenbelt and Greenway•Land-use planning
Halton Region, Greenbelt
Despite repeated promises that there would be no removal of lands from the Greenbelt, the Government of Ontario is planning to carve 7,400 acres out of the Greenbelt anyway. The proposal has ...
November 24, 2022–Anne Bell
Campaigns and advocacy•Wetlands
Lynde Shores Conservation Area © Paul Howard CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
On October 25, 2022, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) posted a proposal to overhaul the Ontario Wetland Evaluation System (OWES). The deadline for public comment is November ...
November 17, 2022–Sarah Hasenack
Mitchell's Bay wetland, Chatham-Kent © Sue Thompson CC BY-ND 2.0
In a society where many people draw significant value from consumerism and the never-ending need to buy and own more things, perhaps the most radical decision we can make is ...
November 10, 2022–Anne Bell
Greenbelt and Greenway•Habitat•Land-use planning•Water•Wetlands
Green heron and midland painted turtle, Mud Lake, Britannia Conservation Area © Adam Mooz CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
On October 25th, the Government of Ontario tabled Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022, an omnibus bill proposing sweeping changes to the province’s natural heritage and land ...
Cochrane area wildfire, 2023 © MNRF-AFFES