Protecting Piping Plovers

  Who have we here?  Someone pretty special, that’s for sure. We have great news here in Brighton.  Piping Plovers, an endangered species of shorebird, are raising a family on the beach at Presqu’ile Provincial Park for the first time in 100 years. Protection Plans in the US and Canada…

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Birding Marathon!

Yes, it happened again.  I was compelled.  Yesterday I went out and did a birding “big day.”   This is a marathon of sorts, without the running, where I go out and try to find as many different species of birds as I can in a 24 hour period. Why?…

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Today I Met a Purple Sandpiper

  Purple Sandpiper!  Yes, that’s an actual bird.  Today was the first day I ever saw one. They’re small.  Purple-ish. Like other shorebirds, if you just stay still they will feed and walk around despite your presence.   So yes, they are friendly. Purple Sandpipers often pass through Presqu’ile Park…

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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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