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What is that … Summer Memory?

Although we enjoy the skiing and snowshoeing of winter, we are pretty sure that when it comes right down to having to make a...

Looking Back: Ten Years of Environmental Destruction in Ontario

By Theresa Peluso For several years now, as their detailed studies pile up, thousands of expert environmental scientists are imploring governments everywhere to stop their...

Wild Parsnip spraying and roadside ecosystems

by Chandler Swain Look at this photo and try to imagine the impact of many other nests like this being clumsily sprayed with herbicide by...

Get ready for Arbour Week in April

In this first week of February, our Tree Committee has been hatching plans for spring.  And this year we are turning our attention to...

What Is That … Attractive Gray Insect?

Well, we are in the depths of winter, even when Ian Black briefly throws some spring-like weather at us.  Winter comes with dull, gray...

What is that … Emerald in the Garden?

What?  Have you lost your grandmother's favourite ring in the garden, the one you promised to cherish forever?  We hope not; thank heaven, we...

Backyard birds, January 5 2020

by Brent Eades After taking a hiatus from this column for a year or two I thought I'd restart it. The premise is pretty simple: these...

What Is That … Purple Flower?

Nature is generous with many shades of purple flowers from early spring violets to late fall asters.  As autumn rolls around, the variety and...

Join the Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Once again it is the Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC) season! This is the 120th year of Christmas Bird Counts and there are three...

What is that … Newcomer?

Let us say right off the top that 'newcomer' is not exactly correct.  This summer we saw and photographed five new birds and a...

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What is that … Summer Memory?

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