Posts Tagged ‘nature’

Be Our Guest

Nature defines us as Canadians, from learning to skate on a frozen pond, to going on a canoe trip; the desire to explore the outdoors is ingrained in us. However, this national identity is at risk if we don’t act now to protect these special spaces from disappearing. © Robert Ginsberg Canada endorsed the United…

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Accessible boardwalk opening, Petrel Point Nature Reserve

  Accessible boardwalk opening, Petrel Point Nature Reserve Last weekend I had the good fortune to be reminded of the healing power of nature as I attended the unveiling of the wheelchair accessible boardwalk at Petrel Point Nature Reserve which you can see in the photo collage above. You can also see two very dear…

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Voting for nature

If you’d like to vote for nature in the upcoming provincial election, the results of a survey conducted for the Green Prosperity groups will be of interest. Thirteen leading environmental organizations, including Ontario Nature, asked the four major political parties to describe their vision for making Ontario an environmental leader. With respect to protected areas specifically they asked the…

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Step into Nature with Healthy Hike

Conservation Ontario’s sixth annual Healthy Hikes campaign invites Ontarians from all backgrounds to #StepIntoNature, hike and explore at Ontario’s nearly 300 Conservation Areas. The Healthy Hikes social media campaign runs from May 7 until October 31. The theme of this year’s campaign is Nature and Mental Health and it will focus on the health and well-being benefits of nature…

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SURVEY

SURVEY Once again, thank you for raising your voice to ban neonics in Canada. Together we can protect the birds, bees and all of Canada’s amazing wildlife. In our daily lives we may not have the good fortune to actually see the majestic Woodland Caribou or the mighty Polar Bear in their natural habitats, but…

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Go Wild Community Grants, presented by TELUS

Go Wild Community Grants are designed to connect Canadians with nature where they live, and build on that connection to create enduring change locally so that nature across Canada can thrive now and into the future. WWF-Canada and TELUS are proud to support groups and individuals working to restore habitat, monitor species at risk, protect…

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Protected Places Survey: Nature Network

Protected Places Survey: Nature Network We now have a unique opportunity to protect the places we love. Canada is committed to achieving the United Nations target of protecting at least 17 percent of its lands and inland waters by 2020. Through its Pathway to Target 1 initiative, the federal government is working with the provinces,…

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