Notes from the Wild
April 7, 2015
Humans and other animals – not so different. Green herons will sometimes use leaves and other objects to lure fish within striking distance of their rapier-like beaks.
March 6, 2015
Why do so many sentinel bur oaks grace farm fields in Caledon and other parts of southern Ontario?
February 9, 2015
Bird feeding has been largely responsible for the expansion of cardinals and mourning doves into Ontario.
January 12, 2015
House sparrows may now be the most abundant and widespread bird on Earth, occupying every continent except Antarctica.
December 10, 2014
Beech are being destroyed at heartbreaking speed by an introduced pathogen called beech bark disease.
November 8, 2014
Where brook trout flourish, expect other exquisite wild things.
October 11, 2014
Look for Osprey near Island Lake, Orangeville.
September 12, 2014
Io moth cats sport a bristling armament of stinging hairs.
August 15, 2014
Egrets were being slaughtered by the thousands in 19th century America.
You can visit Gary in his Hockley Valley studio. You'll see finished pieces as well as works in progress, and you may even see faeries in his garden.