Over the last eight years, however, this beauty and serenity has been horribly disrupted by the ever expanding industrialization of our neighbour, Kehoe Marine Construction.
Jan Brabant photographed local Clayton trapper Don Marshall as he made his way out to his traps, collected his catch and then processed them.
Eating ice cream on a regular basis helps combat Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, according to recent studies. At least that’s how I interpret the results.
Our Dock Master, a great blue heron, is checking for fish before plunging into the water and returning to the dock. It caught its fish on the first try. . .
Even to the casual observer, Blind Bay is an environmentally sensitive area. It is extremely disturbing that US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) appears solely focused on establishing a large facility specifically in this fragile area . . .
All about new research on fruit flies - with surprising results - on flies dropping like flies when they see dropped flies . . . (Editor says: There may be help in my summer kitchen!)
Though not officially labeled as Garlock Bay on navigation charts or USGS topo maps, the scenic embayment behind buoy “205” claims its name from decades of ownership and diligent stewardship by the Garlock family of Alexandria Bay . . .
The eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) isn’t really a crop-bearing tree, but it has borne priceless “fruit” for American democracy.
The story of these rocks is part of a broader saga of a geophysical feature transformed suddenly in mid-twentieth century North America. The Long Sault Rapids were timeless, until their time stopped.
Climbing into my old Lyman outboard at dawn with my dog Luna is a wonderful way to start the day. Amazingly, Luna settles down and does not seem to scare the birds away. . .
Ever wonder who started Making Gananoque More Beautiful? Joan MacKinnon gives us the history and Elaine Davidson invites us on the 2023 tour.
What is quite astounding is that after all these years, many of you still think that the Thousand Islands shoal markers are placed there each summer by the Coast Guard or Parks Canada
Last year, the River community took urgent action to protect a special place that was in danger of being changed forever . . .
. . . Perhaps the most controversial product on Cell Signals’ patent is synthetic Milk of Human Kindness.
St. Patrick’s Day, and I’m kayaking toward my island cottage after wintering out-of-state. The sheltered bay I normally use this time of year is still half-covered with thick ice . . .
It began one bright, blue, late summer morning in 2017, a year with a highwater level that was receding as fall approached. At breakfast, we noticed a ring-billed gull perched on a newly reappearing rock . . .
While telomeres all shrink over time, things like air pollution, chronic stress, obesity, and using alcohol and tobacco are known to hasten the process . . . surprisingly, coffee is good for telomere health as well.
. . . But as I got closer, I saw it move. The “thing” suddenly and intentionally dipped below the surface. It was alive!