Today’s post comes from Park Naturalist Roger LaFontaine, a classically trained biologist and amateur Sasquatch researcher. He has spent nearly two decades researching and documenting the occurrence of Sasquatch in Ontario. I have always had an interest in the creatures that others were not fond of: invertebrates under a log, salamanders in the soil, nocturnal creepy … Continue reading Beyond the light of the campfire
“Roughing it” not really your style? Explore nature with all the comforts of home! From stone fireplaces to fully equipped kitchens to whirlpool tubs, discover each cabin’s special perks.
If you’ve visited Presqu’ile Provincial Park lately, you’ve probably spotted staff and volunteers cutting down happy pine trees (during the Christmas season!) and feeding them (*GASP*) into the woodchipper. You might even have pulled over to ask, in a little Cindy-Lou Who voice: Why are you taking our Christmas tree? Why?
Today’s post comes from Pilar Manorome, a natural heritage education specialist from Rondeau Provincial Park. While you’re cuddled up on the couch with your favourite book and a big cup of hot chocolate, have you ever wondered where our eight-legged friends spend the cold winter months? Well, I’ve got the answers to your winter-time ponderings.
From its rich cultural heritage to its picture perfect lookout trail, there’s plenty to love about Restoule Provincial Park. Planning a fall getaway? Get a sneak peek at this autumn paradise in our new “Cool Things at Restoule” video:
The Sandbanks New Waves Festival is a celebration of independent music, art, food and film. This annual harvest event takes place on Saturday, September 19 in Sandbanks Provincial Park.
Do you dream of skimmers, tip-ups, pop-ups and giant pike or walleye? Do you measure the days of winter by the increasing thickness of ice on your favourite lakes? Or are you just excited to try out your new ice fishing rod for the first time? Imagine setting your line in with little to no … Continue reading The cold hard facts about ice fishing rules and regs
If you and your family are looking to experience something incredibly cool this summer, head down under to the Mica Mine at Murphys Point Provincial Park in Perth.
Built in the 1870s, Maple Rest is nestled within the dunes beach area of Sandbanks Provincial Park in Prince Edward County. It is available for reservation throughout the year and perfect for your next getaway. Here are some of the features we think you will enjoy: 1. Victorian Charm Maple Rest is a … Continue reading Book your Prince Edward County getaway at Sandbanks’ Maple Rest Heritage House!
Have you ever heard the call of a whip-poor-will? Unlike many other birds, its call is very distinctive. The eastern whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus) is a “name-sayer” and certainly a vociferous one, with records of calls repeated over 1000 times!