Deep in the wilds of Algonquin Park, a lone grad student stands: Continue reading SEEKING THE ELUSIVE BLANDING’S TURTLE
Have you ever seen a Karner Blue Butterfly? No? Well, you’re not alone. Continue reading KARNER BLUE “BLUES”
The melodic beat of drums; the rushing of a powerful river. These are the sounds that greeted visitors and guests at the recent official opening of the new Visitor Centre at French River Provincial Park. Continue reading “Voices of the River” New Visitor Centre Opens at French River
August 7, 2006
Silent Lake – Power at the park has been restored.
August 4, 2006
Awenda – The main road to the park was reopened as of midnight, however there is still no electrical or phone service. It is anticipated that electricity will be restored by Friday afternoon but phone service may not be repaired until early next week. Continue reading Latest storms less severe than in July
August 1, 2006
Ontario Parks reservation service is back to normal Continue reading Update on Storm Cleanup at Ontario Parks
Did you know that 15 per cent of North American dragonflies are at risk of extinction in the foreseeable future? Many of these beautiful, delicate creatures require high levels of oxygen, associated with free-flowing rivers. Continue reading Help us count Dragonflies!
My family has been going to Sandbanks since before I was born and I am now 28 and have continued the tradition every summer, but the most memorable summer was in 1996. I met the man of my dreams on the beach that hot, hot summer. Jason and I had both “grown up” in the park. Every summer since I was 13, I can remember a group of boys that always seemed to be sleeping on the beach, but they didn’t even notice me. Continue reading Thanks for the memories! Part 5
When you visit Ontario Parks this season, be on the lookout! You may just spot our new little — and we mean little — vehicle. It’s a “smart fortwo” coupe, from Ontario Parks’ newest corporate partner, Mercedes-Benz of Canada. Continue reading Ontario Parks gets smart!
About 40 people including Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay braved the rain recently to help open a new hiking trail at Mashkinonje Provincial Park. Calling it a testament to partnerships. Ramsay said the new Loudon Peatland Trail would not have been possible without the hard work of the Friends of Mashkinonje, as well as educational, business and municipal partners. Continue reading New Trail at Mashkinonje