Don’t deck the Scots pine for Christmas

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?

Where’s Charlotte’s winter web?

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.

The cold hard facts about ice fishing rules and regs

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

Book your Prince Edward County getaway at Sandbanks’ Maple Rest Heritage House!

  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!

Wakami Wailers to host benefit concert at Wakami Lake Provincial Park

The Last of the White Pine Loggers are returning home… On August 2, the Wakami Wailers  are hosting a benefit concert to help to restore the historic logging exhibit at Wakami Lake Provincial Park.  The Wakami Wailers formed the band in 1981 – the band members all worked in the park as seasonal staff, and happened … Continue reading Wakami Wailers to host benefit concert at Wakami Lake Provincial Park