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October 6, 2022–Melissa Thomas
Climate Change•Community Science•Environmental Education•Nature Reserves•Protected Places•Stewardship and restoration
Dundas Valley © Dieter Staudinger
Earlier this summer, community science volunteers joined us to assess carbon at select Ontario Nature properties. This year, we have been working towards assessing the value of protected areas and ...
August 31, 2022–Susan Sheard
Advocacy•Reduce Your Footprint•Stewardship and restoration•Youth
When I was in Grade 12, my Environmental Science teacher, Janice Palmer, had us scour local newspapers for environmental stories. At least once a week for a couple of months, ...
August 24, 2022–Lesley Rudy
South Shore Safari, Ontario Nature Annual Gathering 2018 © John Hassell
Across the province, our Nature Network groups are protecting wild species and wild spaces in their local areas. Ontario Nature helps connect these groups to each other and to provincial ...
August 11, 2022–Zachary Pothier
Conservation Authorities•Conservation News•Greenbelt and Greenway•Protected Places
Laurel Creek Conservation Area © Carl Hiebert / Grand River Conservation Authority
In southern Ontario, municipalities and Conservation Authorities (CAs) play an essential role in conserving natural areas and greenspace, vital in conserving biodiversity and enhancing climate change resilience. Largely unrecognized, however, ...
April 8, 2022–Anne Bell
As the June 2 provincial election approaches, affordable housing is understandably emerging as a lightning-rod issue, with rents and purchase prices soaring. Unfortunately and unfairly, the issue is being used ...