Photo Exhibition to Benefit Local Animal Rescue Group

  Well, hello! This weekend I am hosting my second annual photo exhibition, “Small Wonders.”  It will be taking a look at the little things in life- insects, baby animals, dewdrops, and the hidden worlds that we often pass by. I am very happy to be doing this show as a benefit for a…

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Why I Love Presqu’ile!

  Good Morning Presqu’ile!   Oh how I love you! There are so many reasons to love Presqu’ile Park, no matter when you visit.You can show up early on a hazy fall morning, and observe as Presqu’ile’s beaches and offshore islands start to come alive with sound and activity. Migrating shorebirds start…

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Early Morning at the Frink Centre

The note I left on the kitchen counter read “Good morning! I’ve gone to the Frink Centre to  look for Virginia Rails.  Pets have been fed.” It’s always a good idea to get up early if you want to see wildlife.   That doesn’t mean I always do it.  …

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Under the Earth

Let me introduce you to a bird, a mammal, and a reptile, who all spend part of their lives under the earth. First,  perhaps the most surprising one: the Belted Kingfisher! Last month my husband was talking to our neighbours who are in the process of building  their house.  …

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It’s Baby Time!

Oh boy!   It seems like in the last couple of weeks there has been an explosion of baby birds around here! Let’s start with the woodpeckers.    Last we saw them, Mama and Papa Pileated Woodpecker were taking turns looking after the eggs.    Just a couple of days…

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Two Weeks in Spring

Spring Fever!   I’ve got it,  just like I do every year.   This time of year there are changes in the natural world everywhere you look. More colourful migrants arrive each day, like this lovely Pine Warbler. Tiny Golden Crowned Kinglets have arrived at the lakeshore in busy little…

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