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Autumn 2011

Volume 18 Number 3

Green Gravel

Sep 9, 2011 | Tim Shuff | Back Issues

Can a green gravel certification solve the controversies over aggregate in Ontario? It had better, because it may be the only way out of our current mess.

Meetings with Remarkable Trees

Sep 9, 2011 | Don Scallen | Environment

We revel in their beauty, relax in their shade and are calmed by the soothing sound of their leaves soughing in the wind.

Worm

Worms in the Woods

Sep 9, 2011 | Chris Wedeles | Back Issues

Long considered the best friends of gardeners, earthworms are proving to be formidable enemies of the forest.

Top of the Bluff (1930s), a study on the Caledon escarpment,pencil and watercolour, 15" x 11" William Scobie Houstoun (1914–2005)

William Scobie Houstoun a daughter’s memoir

Sep 9, 2011 | L.P.Patton | Back Issues

Father taught me to appreciate the very much bigger and very much longer story of trees and the people who love them.

Kathryn Thomson ~ Me, Myself and I – Hatching a Thought

Colour & Passion

Sep 9, 2011 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Autumn brims with colour in the hills, not only across the landscape, but in the studios and galleries of our local artists.

This image, commissioned by Canada Post as one of a series of stamps commemorating Canadian authors, illustrates the 1933 novel, Fruits of the Earth, by Frederick Philip Grove.

Light, line & lyricism

Sep 9, 2011 | Tom Smart | Back Issues

From the moment she moved into her rural hideaway, Rosemary began to interpret the landscape right outside her door and windows.

Empty plates

Sep 9, 2011 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

For many people in this community, need and desperation are a daily reality, and front-line workers at local food banks say the situation is growing worse.

Caledon’s Gypsy Connection

Sep 9, 2011 | Monica Duncan | Back Issues

The versatile, friendly and compact Vanners are often compared to golden retrievers for their companion-animal qualities.

gravel seedling

Natural Passions

Sep 9, 2011 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Editor’s Desk | In Every Issue

But however ill-conceived the Melancthon quarry may be, the big question remains: how do we satisfy our voracious appetite for aggregate?

Letters – Our readers write: Autumn 2011

Sep 9, 2011 | In The Hills | Back Issues | Letters, Our Readers Write

Letters published in the AUTUMN 2011 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Peacocks, oysters and rubber ducks

Sep 9, 2011 | Douglas G. Pearce | Back Issues | Countryside Digest | Departments | Environment

History traditionally has ranked alchemists with counterfeit artists, huckster quacks, snake oil salesmen, and witches. Miscellany from Douglas G. Pearce’s Countryside Digest.

The Knowledge of Autumn, pastel ~ John Ashbourne

John Ashbourne: Green Man Series

Sep 9, 2011 | Signe Ball | Artist in Residence | Arts | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

The mysterious Green Man has resisted numerous serious, as well as more fanciful, attempts to satisfactorily explain its presence and meaning, but for Mono artist John Ashbourne, it symbolizes the relationship between “Man and Nature.”

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