Today’s post comes from Learning and Education Leader Laura Myers. Daydreaming about camping? Here are 12 ways to make it feel like you’re camping, all from the comfort of home!
Today’s post comes from Rebecca Rogge, a travelling resource steward for the Northeast Zone. I first started working for the Northeast Zone Resource Steward Program back in 2011. It seems like a lifetime ago. At the time, it was a relatively new job in Ontario Parks. The program had only been around for a few … Continue reading The life of a resource steward
Today’s post comes from Kyra Santin, a Natural Heritage Education and Marketing Student from our Northwest Zone. George Santayana — poet, philosopher and naturalist — said, “The Earth has music for those who listen.” The earth holds a lot of beauty within it. If we open our eyes and ears, and listen to the world … Continue reading Listening to nature’s music
In last month’s constellation post, we featured Boötes the Herdsman, Virgo the Maiden and Libra the Scales. This month, we will discuss the constellations of Hercules, Ophiuchus and Serpens.
Today’s post comes from Ontario Parks 125th Anniversary Coordinator Laura Myers. Over the course of 2018, Ontario Parks’ 125th Anniversary has inspired us to reflect on our past and to imagine our future. We thought it would be fun to think about what Ontario Parks jobs may be required as we move forward into our … Continue reading 9 future jobs of Ontario Parks
We all crave the peace and quiet of a moment in the darkness, gazing up at the beauty of the night sky. But sometimes it’s hard to make out things in the pure darkness of provincial parks. Did you know you can actually improve your ability to see in the dark? Most people do not … Continue reading How to see better in the dark
Humanity’s fascination with the celestial bodies dates back millennia. And times haven’t changed. Camper families love stargazing especially from mid-July to late August during the Perseid meteor shower. At peak time (August 9-13, 2016) — if the skies are clear — you can see up to 50-100 meteors an hour! Star parties are held in … Continue reading Summer star parties 2016
Whether you’re planning a steamy hot-tenting weekend, or a romantic daytrip for two, we’ve got lots of ideas for making your sweetheart swoon on Valentine’s Day!
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