Notes from the Wild
From a swath of turf grass came a thriving meadow ecosystem full of wild flowers, pollinators and biodiversity.
Bats hunt with their astonishing echolocating ability, sending out pulses of sound and then “reading” the returning echoes for the shape signatures of potential prey.
Could the answer to my pollination puzzle be butterfly wings?
The breeders and the egg stealers make a river chub nest a happening place in springtime.
Calvin and his kin depend on two things for their survival: forest and fishless ponds.
Merlins have been recorded nesting in Orangeville, Caledon Village and just south of Headwaters in Georgetown.
In March nature pushes against the shackles of winter, and then bursts free with birdsong and butterflies.
Deer are lovely but too many can hurt the environment.
Starlings have three strikes against them.
Ravens are clever and adaptable, they eat just about anything we do.
Fungi are mysterious, stunningly diverse, and impactful.
Only two of Ontario’s eight native turtle species are likely to be found here: midland painted turtles and common snapping turtles.