The combination of extreme drought last summer and an invading insect-fungus complex called Beech Bark Disease (BBD) has resulted in the death of many beech trees throughout this park. Continue reading Beech Bark Disease changes landscape at Killbear Provincial Park
With a little help from our friends…
In celebration of their 20 year anniversary, Friends of Lake Superior planted 250 white pine and white spruce trees in the Agawa Bay campground of Lake Superior Provincial Park. Continue reading 20th Anniversary of Niijkiwenhwag – Friends of Lake Superior
Safety vest? Check. Radio? Check. Whistle? Check.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to get up close and personal with a moose calf? Well I have; and to satisfy my curiosity I set out into the thick brushes of Algonquin Provincial Park to volunteer with moose calf collaring. Talk about an experience of a life time! Continue reading I moose be dreaming…
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!
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
This Saturday, March 28th, join people from all over the world to recognize Earth Hour by turning off your lights from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Continue reading Earth Hour: Turn off your lights on Saturday night!
By looking at a map, it seems as though Mother Nature had this idea before we did. However, on July 30th, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Manitoba Conservation announced the establishment of a new Manitoba-Ontario Interprovincial Wilderness Area. Continue reading A New Manitoba-Ontario Interprovincial Wilderness Area
Wasaga Beach is the first provincial park in Canada to meet international standards for clean beaches.
A Toronto man and his son have been fined for defacing an ancient tree in Quetico Provincial Park. Continue reading Vandals fined for damaging Quetico tree
An American visitor, apparently intent on snake-smuggling, had a change of heart recently Continue reading Reptilian Kidnapping has Happy Ending