Everybody counts

In this new era of citizen science, the public is playing a crucial role in tracking species and helping to conserve our natural heritage

Woodland wonders

Wildflower expert Brian Carson has made a specialty of finding (and cultivating) rare trillium varieties and mutations — before developers’ bulldozers can wipe out their woodland habitats

Sea change

Cruise lines are competing for passengers with themed voyages and excursions that cater to every interest

The great white northerner

Most Ontarians know belugas only from nature documentaries, but a hardy population of this marine species persists in the province’s northern reaches. Can it resist the impacts of climate change?

The sing-song of summer

In the decade since designating the whip-poor-will a threatened species, the Ontario government has done little to halt its decline. Yet, without the bird’s call, Ontario outdoors would not be the same