A bird for all seasons at Lake Superior Provincial Park

 Today’s post comes from Kaitlyn Plastino, Discovery staff at Lake Superior Provincial Park. One of the best things about Lake Superior Provincial Park is its abundance in excellent wildlife-watching opportunities. Whether you’re staying for a week, or just visiting for the day, our diverse range of habitats makes our park a birdwatcher’s paradise year-round. No … Continue reading A bird for all seasons at Lake Superior Provincial Park

Winter is the best time for sunset-lovers

Winter skies aren’t known for their colour. While a crisp layer of snow will brighten any landscape, we associate the colder months with dreary grey clouds. It’s not just in our heads; winter does come with fewer clear days. During the colder months, the upper atmosphere is often warmer than the air at ground level. … Continue reading Winter is the best time for sunset-lovers

From the Big Bang to beyond: the astronomical origins of the universe – part 4

In the first three posts in this series (Part 1 – Origins, Part 2 – The Formation of Stars, and Part 3 – Planets and the Conditions Necessary for Life), we discussed our origins from the Big Bang to the formation of our solar system and the basic ingredients that allowed life to develop and flourish on our planet. … Continue reading From the Big Bang to beyond: the astronomical origins of the universe – part 4

10 ways to enjoy winter at Quetico

Today’s post comes from Quetico Superintendent Trevor Gibb. Quetico Provincial Park is primarily known for its world class backcountry canoeing opportunities. However, once the lakes freeze and snow blankets the forest, the park transforms into a wilderness winter wonderland.