This winter a significant number of this nomadic owl species have found a winter residence in our region.
A friend who once worked nights in a resort bar was asked by a patron where to find “weed.”
TILT's Founder, Ken Deedy, once said that “when it comes to preserving habitat, the rule of thumb is ‘bigger is better.'"
The large handsome Evening Grosbeak was a common winter bird in our region when I began birding more than a half century ago.
I stood to see that it was a tiny snapping turtle, small enough to fit inside the palm of my hand. We’ve had turtles pass through...
It's official: Santa's reindeer are all girls - they are also in steep decline, with global reindeer numbers are down 40% in the past 25 years
In our region Pine Siskin, Evening Grosbeak, and species of the redpoll complex are already appearing in small numbers.
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...