Part of being a good pet owner and park visitor is cleaning up after your dog.
“Stoop and scoop” is a phrase all pet owners have heard for decades, yet park staff are often asked: “why do I need to pick up after my dog when wildlife poop does not need to be picked up?”
It’s a good question. How is dog poop different from raccoon, coyote, moose or even bear scat?
As it turns out, not all scat is the same.
Continue reading The scoop on dog poop: why all scat is not the same
This post is brought to you from our guest blogger Sitka the Border Collie, with help from her human Laura Myers, a Learning and Education Leader with Ontario Parks.
Hello! My name is Sitka and I’m a dog.
My humans love to camp! From the moment they brought me home when I was eight weeks old, they said, “I can’t wait for all the camping adventures we will go on, little one.”
Continue reading Ruffing it at Ontario Parks: a dog’s perspective on camping
There’s nothing worse than coming back to your campsite after a day of fun and finding a bear has ransacked your cooler.
Stop encouraging Yogi Bear’s pic-a-nic basket habit by keeping your campsite clean.
Here are four ways to keep your campsite clean and bear-free:
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Welcome to Sibbald Point Provincial Park, located on Lake Simcoe! Our park is well-known for its wonderful boating, swimming, and fishing (not to mention its beautiful sandy beach!).
Whether you’re a parent, friend, sibling, cousin, or dog, we want you to be safe and wear a PFD when enjoying the water.
Here’s a few water safety reminders. Please read and share:
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