On September 28 & 29, 2019, you’re invited to the annual Bronte Creek Harvest Festival. Experience harvest season as it might have been over 100 years ago at Bronte Creek Provincial Park‘s historic Spruce Lane Farm!
Celebrate Ontario’s spectacular 2010 harvest at Sandbanks Provincial Park. Now in its 5th year, Harvestin’ the County Supper is expected to attract 700 food lovers to the beach at Sandbanks Provincial Park on Thursday, September 9.
Hi, I’m Carolyn, and I’m popping in on the Ontario Parks blog to highlight some of my favorite provincial parks that you can visit throughout the fall, which I think is one of the best times to travel in Ontario. Please read on as we road-trip around Ontario:
This blog post comes from Sheila Wiebe, a Natural Heritage Education Specialist at Bronte Creek Provincial Park. Don’t forget to check out Bronte Creek’s Harvest Festival on September 28 and 29, 2019! Anyone who tends their own vegetable garden will know first-hand that one needs to be resourceful at harvest time. The size of your … Continue reading Preparing for winter when you live off the land
Today’s post comes from Nicole Bucik, a Senior Park Interpreter at Bronte Creek Provincial Park. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in the Victorian era? When walking around Spruce Lane Farm at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, you might think to yourself: have I stepped back in time? Seeing park staff … Continue reading Dressing up like it’s 1900!
Today’s post comes from Eva Paleczny, Learning and Education Specialist at Ontario Parks. Ever wondered what life in Ontario would have been like during the turn of the 20th century, or felt that you were born in the wrong era?
Today’s post comes from Will Morin, a Professor of Indigenous Studies at the University of Sudbury and Bruce Waters, a former educator at the McLaughlin Planetarium and founder of the Killarney Provincial Park Observatory. It’s time we learn the astronomical traditions of the diverse Indigenous cultures in the Americas.
Today’s post comes from our friends at the Invasive Species Centre. Fishing can be enjoyed in every season, and this means that we can keep the health of our lakes and waterways top-of-mind year-round. In Ontario, the Fishing Regulations control live bait to prevent the spread of infectious fish diseases (like viral hemorrhagic septicemia), unwanted … Continue reading Responsible anglers are nature’s superheroes
This post was written by David LeGros, park naturalist at Algonquin Provincial Park. Are you an explorer? Heading out into parks on a journey of discovery, anxious to see what is on the next lake, around the bend on the portage, or even what might turn up at your campsite? Me too. I love exploring … Continue reading By paddle and boot: citizen science in the backcountry
So who’s this guy “Marten” anyway? Often called the southern gateway to Temagami, Marten River Provincial Park straddles the Marten River, which is part of an ancient network of waterways that stitch the landscape together. And Marten River isn’t named for a fellow named Martin…its named for the Pine Marten (also called American Marten).