Issue 4

ConservationIssue 4NatureNature Issue 4

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Deck the Creeks with Christmas Trees

Across Canada there are some sixty million Christmas trees being farmed and each year between five and six million are harvested.  Most are brought home to be...

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Climate ChangeIssue 4NatureNature Issue 4

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Monitoring the Blindspots

“Picture the first place you thought of as nature.” asks J. B. MacKinnon in The Once and Future World, “Maybe it was nothing more than a vacant lot in...

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Issue 4NatureNature Issue 4Sustainability

340

Wildlife Fencing: Road Ecology in Milton

Roads endanger wildlife and human life. Wildlife collisions, especially involving larger animals, damage our vehicles, and can also injure and sometimes kill...

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Issue 4NatureNature Issue 4Species

180

The Gray Jay

On November 16, after more than a year of debate, Canadian Geographic named the gray jay the national bird of Canada —and the outcry could be heard from...

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CommunityCommunity Issue 4EducationIssue 4

300

Climate Change SOS (Save Our Syrup)

Situated between winter and spring in Ontario lies a fifth and oft forgotten season of the year, maple season (although cases could be made for a sixth and...

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CommunityCommunity Issue 4Issue 4Outreach

141

Celebrating Everyday Heroes

“Real heroes are all around us and uncelebrated”, said Peter Capaldi in an interview with the London Evening Standard. Capaldi is the twelfth actor to play...

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CommunityCommunity Issue 4Health and WellnessIssue 4

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Have a Cup O’ Kindness Yet – Pine Tea

In 1535, Jaques Cartier became stranded on the St. Lawrence River in the middle of winter and many of his men soon began to die from scurvy. It wasn’t until...

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CommunityCommunity Issue 4Issue 4Letters to the Editor

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Letters to the Editor

Snip Snip The article gently sidesteps the fact that trees are cut and removed to be sold for profit. That is why the strongest trees are let to grow and then...

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