"Caledon Hikes: Loops & Lattes" author, Nicola Ross
My partner Alex isn’t much into birthdays. So two years ago, it came as a big surprise when, with a wry grin, he dropped the biggest birthday gift ever on my proverbial lap. It wasn’t jewelry or a car or a luxury vacation. Instead, what Alex gave me was part promise and part challenge.
Bobolinks don’t wait to land on a fence post to sing; they sing as they fly, pouring music over the green fields. There is a road near Peterborough with grassy fields on both sides where bobolinks nest. It’s a quiet road where I can sit and watch them fluttering over the grass and listen to their ...
Chloe Stanois, Ontario Nature communications intern, enjoys visiting natural areas and gardens.
The growing popularity of smartphones has sparked debates about the negative implications of our over-reliance on technology. In particular, there is much discussion about the need to spend less time staring at a screen and more time being active and interacting with nature.
The short time I spent as an intern in the communications department at Ontario Nature left me feeling like I don’t get outside nearly enough. After getting to know the wonderful staff and talking with passionate members at events, I felt inspired to get out and enjoy nature.