Nature

Issue 4NatureNature Issue 4Sustainability

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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

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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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Climate ChangeIssue 3NatureNature Issue 3

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A Pale Imitation

One of the joys of living in Southwestern Ontario is the multi-coloured festival nature throws every year: Autumn, and the resulting brilliant fall colours on...

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Issue 3NatureNature Issue 3Sustainability

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Snip Snip: Why We Cut Down Trees

‘Tree felling’ and ‘conservation’ may seem like odd bedfellows. For many, the image that first comes to mind is the mass deforestation of tropical...

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ConservationIssue 3NatureNature Issue 3

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What Lives in the Leaves

I have many memories of growing up in Burlington in autumn. My family had five individual trees in a twenty meter radius from our house and each fall I can...

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Issue 3NatureNature Issue 3Species

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Mean and Green: The Emerald Ash Borer

What’s small, green, flies and is less than an inch long? Not sure? It’s beautiful to look at, but it has a devastating impact on the ash trees around...

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Climate ChangeIssue 2NatureNature Issue 2

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Rolling the Dice

On August 4, 2014, Burlington was struck by a severe storm: over two months of rain fell onto a narrow geographical area.  The storm generated significant...

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Issue 2NatureNature Issue 2Sustainability

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Taking the Lid Off LID

Outside your door lie carpets of concrete. Water can’t sink below driveways and streets to return to the water cycle, and instead it pools and floods...

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ConservationIssue 2NatureNature Issue 2

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A Creek Restored

Many landowners undertake water protection or enhancement projects with a focus on protecting and enhancing water quality for drinking water and wildlife...

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Issue 2NatureNature Issue 2Species

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A Small Big Problem

It’s surprising how the tiniest things can have the biggest impact. A single microscopic larvae can be the beginning of a mushrooming, pervasive infestation...

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