In November, many northern raptors settle in for the winter in the eastern Lake Ontario and western St. Lawrence region.
The consensus now is that any critter able to actively slow its metabolism is a hibernator. Actively slowing down sounds like an oxymoron, but let’s not resort to name-calling.
90 volunteers helped STR haul more than three dump truck loads of plastic and trash from the River bottom and shoreline.
We may pay the taxes but our point belongs to Nature...
...whispering pines and rustling leaves – may both soothe us, but they sound quite different.
The Red-breasted Nuthatch, cousin of our familiar and mostly resident, White-breasted Nuthatch, are coming south.
Let's take our little bow-rider that already provided tens of hours of joy in the Thousand Islands, on a road trip to the Saguenay River and Fjord to "watch the whales."
In mid-July, Clayton P. O. mailboat driver, Brian Parker, delivered exciting news with the bag of mail. “Have you seen the comet?” he asked.
Ospreys in the St. Lawrence Region are doing fabulously well... seems appropriate to celebrate.
Bug zappers are consummately worthless for mosquito control...
All other creatures, however, take second place to The Beaver. The one that has been eating our boathouse...
What to do with your Pandemic garden produce... Yes, lots of ideas and lots of results.
Save the River monitors 6 common tern nesting sites (2 natural shoals and 6 Navigation cells) with a team of passionate and dedicated volunteers...
The fawn arrived exhausted on shaky legs on the shore of Grenell Island in the St. Lawrence River. Our daughter named him Pete.
The great blue heron (Ardea herodias), the largest North American heron, is definitely great,
The memory of the Rideau Canal in 1971... brings me to 2020 and wanting to know if it is open?
One of the perks of having trees nearby is that social-distancing rules don’t apply – you can hug as many as you like without risk of contracting Covid-19.
As it all slows down, I start to measure time in sunrises and sunsets, in breakfasts and lunches and dinners...