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© Lora Denis
July 20, 2017–Cali Fox
How To•Recreation and Events•Wild Species
Blacklegged tick © CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Hiking and camping season has arrived and with it, ticks. Here’s what you need to know about protecting yourself from ticks when you’re outdoors this summer.
July 11, 2017–Guest blogger
How To•Reptiles and Amphibians•Species at Risk•Stewardship and restoration
© Gabriel Esler
Seven of Ontario’s eight turtle species are provincially at risk. By helping a turtle cross the road, you contribute to their conservation. But what if you spot a turtle that’s ...
May 23, 2017–Tanya Pulfer
How To•Reptiles and Amphibians•Stewardship and restoration
Blanding's turtle © Diana Troya
Many of us have seen turtles on the road in May and June – they look like dark, round speed bumps or tire pieces. Perhaps you have swerved your car ...
May 12, 2017–Colleen Dempster
Hummingbird clearwing moth and bergamot © Noah Cole
Growing native wildflowers from seed is fun and rewarding. It beautifies your backyard in an ecologically-friendly way and can be done for little start-up cost and maintenance! Here are five ...
March 26, 2013–Julia Zarankin
Western tanager © Kati Fleming
What I find most remarkable about birds is their intrepid nature. I love to point my binoculars and watch a bird soar above me, seemingly out of reach of all ...
Cochrane area wildfire, 2023 © MNRF-AFFES