The last ten days of April and the first week of May can produce large passages of northbound hawks through our region.
Watercraft Inspection Stewards serve as a front-line defense against aquatic invasive species such as Hydrilla, Eurasian Water Milfoil, and Zebra Mussels. Aquatic invasive species that are transported by vessels . . .
Backyard birding is an activity suitable for people of all ages and physical abilities. It is also completely free.
At Glen Elbe is a farm so deeply steeped in history and so very rich in nature, that its story needs to be told .
We discovered a little more of Minna Anthony Common's fascinating story that ends up circling back to the Thousand Islands of today!
My beginner's luck earned the reward of dinner for my family, followed by a trip to the E.R. . . .The romance nearly ended before it began.
In Part I, some readers thought there should be no problem with a flood tide that gets you "back to the launch ramp" when the wind drops to zero, but . . .
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...