• Childhood of a Galactic Metropolis: NASA Earth Observatory image by Robert Simmon.

    Places to Grow turns 10

    The Growth Plan was an attempt to rein in the low-density sprawl that was a signature of development in the 1980s and 1990s.

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  • Housing developments push hard against farmland at the south end of Headwaters. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

    10 Years of the Greenbelt

    Ontario launched the Greenbelt Plan’s 10-year review, which is taking place concurrently with reviews of the Niagara Escarpment Plan, the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan & Places to Grow.

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  • Get the kids outside!

    Get the kids outside!

    The Nature Fix: 12 ways to get the kids outside this summer and unleash your own inner kid.

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  • R U Receiving, 13" long

    Shawn Murenbeeld

    By Signe Ball

    R U Receiving? In his spare time, artist Shawn Murenbeeld hunts for artifacts of contemporary life – remaking them into whimsical sculptures.

At Home in the Hills

Fence Post

  • Ferdinand followed Duke around all day, trying to chase cats with him and bark when visitors arrived. Illustration by Shelagh Armstrong.

    A Favourite Duck

    By Dan Needles

    Ferdinand followed Duke around all day, trying to chase cats with him and bark when visitors arrived.

Headwaters Nest

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