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What Is That … White Bear?

Our previous article dealt with signs of fall at our cottage on White Lake.  Another less obvious sign of fall is our friends' planning...

What is that … Sign of Fall?

The most melancholy of seasons is here.  Although we love the crisp, clean smell of the air touched with wood smoke, the absence of...

Mammals and their role in the web of life: Part 2

Part 2:  The current state of wild mammals and how to remediate it By Theresa Peluso Because there’s so much to say about the topic of...

What Is That … Transformation?

Over the last few years we have been pleased to note an increase in the number of adult monarch butterflies visiting, and caterpillars feeding...

Mammals (non-homo sapiens) and their role in the web of life

Part 1:  Where we all began By Theresa Peluso Being mammals ourselves, we perhaps identify more closely with other mammals than with any other class of...

What is that … Spot in the Forest

Several spots in the forest tempt us to stop, relax, and enjoy the view, whether it is the view of the flowers and trees,...

See miraculous migration of waterfowl at Almonte lagoons

Each late summer and autumn, tens of thousands of shorebirds & waterfowl migrate through our area from their breeding grounds down in the sunny...

Festival of the Wild Child draws hundreds

The weekend gave us perfect weather for Festival of the Wild Child. Over 250 children and their families threw themselves into the spirit of...

What Is That … on the daisy?

This summer the roadside near our cottage has been awash with ox-eye daisies.  This sea of yellow and white is pleasant in its own...

Festival of the Wild Child: August 24-25

The third annual Festival of the Wild Child, a two-day event at High Lonesome Nature Reserve in the Pakenham Hills, takes place on August...

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