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Dark-eyed Junco: Canada’s Snow Bird

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If you have a back yard bird feeder in Southern Ontario, you’ve probably seen dark-eyed juncos (Junco hyemalis) hopping about ...

Escarpment hosts Ancient Eastern White Cedars

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Eastern white cedars (Thuja occidentalis) found along Escarpment cliffs have defied the notion that bigger trees are older trees. Their ...

Fishing on the Escarpment (Part 1)

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The Niagara Escarpment is the headwater of five major river systems, and over 90 types of fish have been reported ...

Fossils: Remnants of an Ancient Sea (Part 1)

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In the Cragileith area, there are 67 species of fossilized invertebrates in 11 major groups. Only a small fraction of ...

Help Protect Birds through Citizen Science!

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Are you an amateur birdwatcher? Do you have a birdfeeder in your backyard? If so, have you ever thought about ...

Hiking the Bruce Trail End to End

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The Bruce Trail is Canada’s longest hiking trail, winding along the Niagara Escarpment all the way from Niagara Falls to ...

Just settle down for a long winter nap

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Food sources such as green plants and insects are very scarce during the winter. The biggest challenge faced by hibernating ...

Many Many Mills

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Water power has historically been a major source of energy for production of goods and electricity in Ontario. In the ...

Ontario Turtles

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There are 8 native turtle species in Ontario, representing 4 families. Let’s take a look at each of these species! ...

Ontario’s Turtles (Part 2)

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In our previous post, Ontario Turtles, we looked at the 8 species of turtle native to Ontario. Did you know ...