Carolinian Canada connects leaders growing healthy landscapes in the spirit and practice of reconciliation. Together we help communities thrive for a green future. Find your place in Canada’s extraordinary far south. CarolinianCanada.ca (Canadian charity 83559 4722).
WWF – Canada
WWF-Canada creates solutions to the environmental challenges that matter most for Canadians. We work in places that are unique and ecologically important, so that nature, wildlife and people thrive together. Because we are all wildlife. For more information, visit wwf.ca.
Partners and Supporters
Discover the local partners and supporters helping to deliver this program.
We’d like to thank the following for their support of In the Zone:
London Middlesex Master Gardeners
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Forest Gene Conservation Association
Ephemeral Ark Nursery
Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority
Lower Thames Conservation Authority
Hamilton Conservation Authority
We would like to acknowledge the generous support from the Beryl Ivey Fund for In the Zone.
National Retail Partner
Loblaw Companies Limited is helping engage communities in measurable restoration and biodiversity actions by making native plants grown from source-identified and ethically collected seeds available to gardeners across southern Ontario and Quebec.
Carolinian Canada: Carolinian Species & Habitats
Natural Heritage Information Centre
Healthy Yards Program – Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
North American Native Plant Society
A Garden for the Rusty-Patched Bumblebee: Creating Habitat for Native Pollinators: Ontario and Great Lakes Edition, Lorraine Johnson & Sheila Colla, Douglas & McIntyre, 2022
100 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants For Canadian Gardens, Lorraine Johnson, Douglas & McIntyre, 2017
Biophilic Cities: Integrating Nature into Urban Design and Planning, Timothy W. Beatley, Island Press, 2010
Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, Douglas W. Tallamy, Timber Press, 2009
Garden Revolution: How our landscapes can be a source of environmental change, Larry Weaner & Thomas Christopher, Timber Press, 2016
Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard, Douglas W. Tallamy, Timber Press, 2020
The Natural Treasures of Carolinian Canada: Discovering the Rich Natural Diversity of Ontario’s Southwestern Heartland, edited by Lorraine Johnson, Lorimer Publishing, 2007
The new Ontario naturalized garden: the complete guide to using native plants, Lorraine Johnson, Whitecap Books, 2000
Pollinators of Native Plants: Attract, Observe and Identify Pollinators and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants, Heather Holm, Pollination Press LLC, 2014
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants, Robin Wall Kimmerer, Milkweed Editions, 2013
Butterflies of Ontario and Eastern Canada: John Acorn and Ian Sheldon, Lone Pine, 2016
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, Elizabeth Kolbert, Henry Holt and Company LLC, 2014
A Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold, Oxford University Press, 1949
Half-Earth: Our Plant’s Fight for Life, Edward O. Wilson, Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2016
The Botany of Desire: a Plant’s-eye view of the World, Michael Pollan, Random House Publishing Group, 2001
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries From a Secret World, Peter Wohlleben, Black Incorporated, 2016
The Tangled Tree: a Radical New History of Life, David Quammen, Simon & Shuster, 2018
The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi, Hachette India, 2012
The Overstory, Richard Powers, W.W Norton, 2018