Calendars to Benefit Fixed Fur Life Animal Rescue

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Hello there!   Want to help animals and get ahead on your holiday gift purchases too?   Scroll down and take a look at my nature calendars, and choose some for your family and friends. All proceeds go to the animal rescue group in our area called “Fixed Fur Life.” …

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Why I Love Presqu’ile!

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  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

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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

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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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Life in a Great Blue Heron Colony: Check out these Babies!

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Cute baby? Ugly baby? You decide… Oh my… Let me introduce you to one of our more photogenic baby birds in the area – Great Blue Herons. We are lucky to have a nesting colony of Great Blue Herons (more specifically, a “heronry”) north of us on the Trent River system.   …

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