Thousands of shorebirds dropped out of the sky May 21st and 22nd and landed on Presqu’ile Beach. With 3000+ birds present, beach access was restricted to minimize disturbance to the birds as they feed Continue reading Flight of the Shorebirds at Presqu’ile
Kathy McPherson began her career in Ontario Parks as a summer student, and she is now the recipient of the Distinguished Professional Interpreter Award from the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) Continue reading Ontario Parks Employee Wins National Association for Interpretation Award
If you bring your own firewood from home, you could spread insect and plant diseases that threaten the health of our forests. Continue reading Bringing Your Own Firewood? Read This First!
Want to spend the long weekend camping in your favourite park? Think every park must be full by now? No way! There are still plenty of spaces available in parks all over Ontario. Continue reading Ontario Parks Are Not Full Yet!
When you visit Ontario Parks this season, you may notice something a little bit greener. No, it’s not the scenery, we are going green with our new re-usable bag! Continue reading Please Re-Use This Bag. May the Forest Be With You!
If you’d like to be part of a fun and energetic team, try working in maintenance with Ontario Parks! The maintenance team works together to make sure the entire park runs smoothly and they get to work outside! Continue reading Summer Jobs in Ontario Parks: Maintenance
For over thirty years, Ontario Parks has been surveying its visitors asking their thoughts and opinions about their most recent park experience. Continue reading The Results Are In!
From February 23-27, 2009, 100 interpreters from Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Ontario descended upon the Haliburton Highlands for a workshop hosted by Ontario Parks Natural Heritage Education (NHE) staff. Continue reading Ontario Parks NHE Staff Host Successful Workshop
Before you head to Algonquin this weekend to celebrate the spring fishing season in Ontario, make sure you are aware of the ice conditions in the park. Continue reading Caution: Spring Fishing in Algonquin – Ice Still on Lakes
If you are interested in all things nature and want to share this interest with others, consider working in Natural Heritage Education (NHE) this summer. Each operating park has an NHE program, and these positions require tons of creativity, lots of interaction with park visitors, and a commitment to learn. Continue reading Summer Jobs in Ontario Parks: Natural Heritage Education