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Springwater Conservation Area – Insects Galore !!

August 11, 2018 I headed out to Springwater Conservation Area in search of woodpeckers but instead I encountered tons of insects. I took the trail that I knew would take me past the marsh area […]

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The Coves Environmentally Significant Area – Summertime Visit

August 4, 2018 On a lovely summer afternoon I decided to go for a hike in The Coves Environmentally Significant Area.  This was the first opportunity I had to see the progress that has been […]

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Huron Natural Area

July 28, 2018 Huron Natural Area is located in the south end of Kitchener, Ontario on Trillium Drive. It consists of 264 acres of provincially significant forests, wetlands and meadows. Visitors to the area can […]

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St Clair National Wildlife Area

July 14, 2018 St Clair National Wildlife Area is located just west of Chatham, Ontario and lies along the southeastern shore of Lake St Clair within an extensive marsh habitat stretching from Mitchell’s Bay all […]

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Pinery Provincial Park

June 10, 2018 Pinery Provincial Park is located in Grand Bend, Ontario along the shore of Lake Huron. The park features 10 kilometres of sand beaches including rare coastal dune ecosystems supporting a variety of […]

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Crawford Lake Conservation Area

June 2, 2018 Crawford Lake Conservation Area is located in Milton, Ontario off of Conservation Road. It features a reconstructed 15th century Iroquoian village based on archaeological findings of 11 longhouses and over 10,00 artifacts from […]

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Big Creek National Wildlife Area

May 26, 2018 Big Creek National Wildlife Area is located at the base of the Long Point peninsula on the north shore of Lake Erie. It consists of 615 hectares of extensive marshes home to […]

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Point Pelee National Park – My second visit

May 19, 2018 During my second trip to Point Pelee National Park I chose to begin my visit at the Marsh Boardwalk trail. I climbed the stairs at the lookout tower where the barn swallows […]

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Point Pelee National Park

May 5, 2018 Point Pelee National Park is located in Essex County near Leamington, Ontario. It is the very first national park established in 1918 for conservation. The park consists of a peninsula of land […]

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Springwater Conservation Area

April 22, 2018 Springwater Conservation area is located off of Springwater Road in Aylmer, Ontario. It consists of a large pond which is surrounded by a 600 acre forest. Visitors to the conservation area can […]

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Rondeau Provincial Park

April 21, 2018 Rondeau Provincial Park is located in Morpeth, Ontario along the shoreline of Lake Erie. It is the second oldest provincial park in Ontario established on September 8, 1894.  Rondeau Provincial Park is […]

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2017: My Year in Review

December 31, 2017 As I look back on 2017, I am very fortunate and blessed to have had some amazing wildlife encounters and to have hiked in some incredibly beautiful locations. This year marked the […]

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The Coves ESA

December 3, 2017 The Coves ponds are a sub-watershed of the Thames River and contain three distinct ponds which are connected to the rest of watershed by a ravine system to the south of the […]

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Medway Valley Heritage Forest

October 29, 2017  Medway Valley Heritage Forest ESA is located in North London, Ontario which is accessible from the Museum of Ontario Archaeology and the Elsie Perrin Williams Estate. The 129 hectares contains forests, swamps, […]

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Springbank Park

October 15, 2o17 During the weekend I decided to take a walk through Springbank Park. It was a cool fall day but the weather was nice enough to spend some time enjoying the outdoors. I […]

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