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September 24, 2021–Guest blogger
Ecology•Habitat•Protected Places•Stewardship and restoration
Lake and forest near Catchacoma © AFER
Driving along a rural road in central Ontario, it’s easy to feel immersed in the forests of the Canadian Shield. Surrounded by tall pines, one could forget that you’re on ...
August 19, 2021–Jakob Mueller
Mer Bleue © Joe CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
In Ottawa, municipal politicians are backing a project that would build a multi-lane artery across a section of the city’s Greenbelt, fragmenting habitat and impacting the edge of a wetland ...
July 21, 2020–Ontario Nature Staff
Tufted titmouse © Bill McDonald
Bill 197 unravels environmental protections, including the following: Bill 197 made substantial amendments to the Environmental Assessment Act (EAA). As a result, no types of industrial or development projects will ...
July 11, 2017–Guest blogger
How To•Reptiles and Amphibians•Species at Risk•Stewardship and restoration
Seven of Ontario’s eight turtle species are provincially at risk. By helping a turtle cross the road, you contribute to their conservation. But what if you spot a turtle that’s ...