Those Darling Owls

On January 3, 2013 By

Happy New Year to everyone!. Hope you had a great holiday and a healthy transfer into 2013.

Winter is a good time to think about owls. Have you ever come face-to-face with an owl? If you are lucky enough to see one of these darling creatures up close you begin to understand how fascinating these [...]

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In April 1994, Bob Ray, then NDP premier of Ontario, proclaimed the Rouge Valley from Steeles Avenue to Lake Ontario, and bounded in the east by the Scarborough-Pickering town line and in the west by the Main Rouge, a protected conservation area, to be governed and administered by a newly created entity, the Rouge Park [...]

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Thistles

On September 10, 2012 By

When the last days of summer and the first days of autumn meet, we notice with a slight tinge of sadness that the daylight hours are getting shorter, and we are able to observe a variety of signs in nature that the season is changing. Larger numbers of Cedar Waxwings are beginning to feed on [...]

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Rivers

On July 9, 2012 By

You don’t have to look far in this country to see water. It surrounds Canada on three sides. And we have a countless number of lakes. Then there are the thousands of rivers that have served as key settlement locations and transportation routes even before our country was founded. Rivers have helped shape our nation, [...]

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