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Brook Trout

Nov 3, 2010 | Don Scallen | Notes from the Wild

Make sure to enter Don’s “Name these fish” contest (see details in this article). Deadline: November 30th!

Vultures

Oct 11, 2010 | Don Scallen | Blogs | Environment | Notes from the Wild

Despite their “refined” eating habits, vultures have traits that endear us.

Spiders: Intricate Weavers

Sep 20, 2010 | Don Scallen | Notes from the Wild

On cool September mornings, dew reveals the intricate weavings of spiders.

Monarchs: Children of the Sun

Aug 30, 2010 | Don Scallen | Notes from the Wild

Monarchs are children of the sun. The boldness of Sol this summer has energized their life cycle.

Underwing Moths

Aug 9, 2010 | Don Scallen | Notes from the Wild

Nighttime flyers with a sweet tooth! (ironic considering they have no teeth at all!). If you plan to host a dinner party for them, a mélange of sugary foods and alcohol is called for.

Bumblebees

Jul 5, 2010 | Don Scallen | Blogs | Environment | Notes from the Wild

At this time of year when we celebrate Canada Day, Don Scallen celebrates the hardy bumblebee, the “true Canadian” of the insect world.

Flight of the Bumblebee (and other pollinators)

Jun 15, 2010 | Don Scallen | Environment

In “Flight of the Bumblebee” Don Scallen says we owe a debt of gratitude to pollinating insects for keeping food on the tables of the human race!

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