Protecting Carden Alvar

Today we read the following message from Jean Iron, one of Ontario’s premier birders, to the Midland-Penetanguishene Field Naturalists Club and became instantly concerned. Jean writes: “I’m wondering if the Midland-Penetanguishene Field Naturalists Club knows about this proposed shooting center. If not, would you please pass on this information to your president and board. The Read more about Protecting Carden Alvar[…]

Palm Oil It's Time to Save the Rainforests

Accelerated growth of illegal palm oil plantations and the deforestation of the rain forests, threatens the very lives of orangutans, rhinos, tigers, elephants and indigenous people. Palm oil is a vegetable oil derived from the fruit of the African Oil Palm tree. Oil palms are native to Western Africa, but can be grown in any Read more about <span class="entry-title-primary">Palm Oil</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">It's Time to Save the Rainforests</span>[…]

End Raptor Baiting – Petition

Our purpose is to initiate an enforceable regulation that makes the baiting of Raptors illegal for any purpose other than those outlined in the petition below. The petition is being forwarded to the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario and the Honourable Nathalie Des Rosiers, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry. For many years we Read more about End Raptor Baiting – Petition[…]

Washed up plastic waste on a beach in Singapore.

Drowning in Plastic Waste how can we help?

Plastic waste is one of the largest problems confronting the environment today. We are drowning in it. In our landfill, along our roads, in our waterways and in the ocean. According to the Guardian “a million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute and the number will jump another 20% by 2021, creating an environmental Read more about <span class="entry-title-primary">Drowning in Plastic Waste</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">how can we help?</span>[…]

a Nightmare

a Nightmare

Frightful barely describes last night’s dream. Stephen King could not have come up with a more frightening scenario. I dreamed that Trump had been elected president and was busy dismantling everything that was ever good about the United States. I dreamed that racists were running loose on the streets and that citizens were afraid to Read more about a Nightmare[…]

Endangered Piping Plover chicks

Musings on Wildlife Protection

I wrote this piece a year ago upon the realization of what was about to happen to wildlife safeguards with the election of Donald Trump. My worst fears are being realized. I am very afraid of what is happening in the United States. I am fearful for all of those who will personally be endangered Read more about Musings on Wildlife Protection[…]