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The wild, weird world of mussels

Credit: Stephanie Muckle

Credit: Stephanie Muckle

Wartyback, snuffbox, round pigtoe, pocketbook … no, we haven’t gone crazy. These are just a few of the 41 wild and weird freshwater mussel species found in Ontario.

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Under the Canopy: Bioblitzing at the Sydenham River Nature Reserve

Over two kilometres of the Sydenham River winds through the Ontario Nature property; Credit: David Coulson

The Sydenham River Nature Reserve is Ontario Nature’s first riverine reserve. Acquired in December 2016, the property is located within the Carolinian Life Zone that stretches from Windsor to Toronto. It is an area that includes some of the most significant habitats and threatened plant and animal species in Ontario.

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Reflecting back on 2016

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Photo top left, credit: David Coulson; top/bottom right, credit: Diana Troya

As 2016 draws to a close, we’re thinking back to some of our major accomplishments for nature this past year. We could not have done it without our members, friends, followers, funders and sponsors. With your support, we continue to be Ontario’s leading organization protecting Ontario’s wild species and wild spaces.

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The best last-minute Father’s Day gift for Dad

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Running out of time to pick up a special gift for dad this Fathers Day? When you protect a share of the future Sydenham River Nature Reserve, you’ll be giving dad all kinds of rare gifts not available in stores.

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