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ON Nature Fall 2014

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High and dry: The dropping levels of the Great Lakes are worrying waterfront cottagers and lovers of coastal wetlands. But the conservation story may not be so dire – if we’re willing to let nature take its course. By Douglas Hunter

A tale of two wind projects: The growing number of wind farms in Ontario is causing rifts in the environmental community as turbines’ deadly impact on wildlife – especially migratory birds – spreads. Two very different projects show how proponents of nature and green power can find common ground. By Andrew Reeves

The monarch’s knight: Meet Don Davis, a citizen scientist who has become a top champion of the troubled monarch butterfly. As conservation authorities prepare an emergency assessment of the species, we ask Davis what we all need to do to keep the legendary migrant’s populations from collapse. By Denis Seguin

ON Nature, Ontario’s nature and environment magazine, is published quarterly by Ontario Nature. Ontario Nature’s mission is to protect wild species and wild spaces through conservation, education and public engagement. Ontario Nature is a charitable organization representing more than 30,000 members and supporters, and more than 150 member groups across Ontario.

Contact: John Hassell, ON Nature’s editor at or 416-444-8419 ext. 269.


The bank swallow gains ground: Loss of habitat has led to a plunge in the populations of bank swallow across the country. Now, efforts by some of Ontario’s aggregate companies to protect the swallows’ nests raise hopes of this sand lover’s comeback. By Peter Gorrie

On the blitz: Inside the BioBlitz movement: How a group of farmers in eastern Ontario opened their lands to scientists and the public to help document the region’s natural diversity—and set an example for other landowners. By Mark Anderson

Lost rivers: As recent floods have reminded us, urban rivers buried under homes and high-rises can come back to life—with dire consequences. Naturalists and engineers believe bringing the rivers back to life will benefit urban residents, both human and wild. By Brad Badelt

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