Today’s post comes from David Bree, Senior Natural Heritage Education Leader at Presqu’ile Provincial Park.
Migration is a miracle of nature that has fascinated humans since…well, since forever!
Where do these creatures come from? Where do they go? How do they know when to leave?
Many of those questions have been answered over the years but there are still many mysteries to uncover. Continue reading Witness the phenomenon of fall migration in Ontario Parks
With the kids back in school, September is the perfect time to pack a picnic-for-two and spend a day at Ontario Parks. Here are ten parks with romantic picnic areas that are easy drives from Ontario urban centres. Need picnic recipe ideas? Check this Park Blog post, Park picnic recipes and tips. Continue reading Fall picnics are for lovers
With bass fishing season just around the corner, we put out a call to Ontario Parks’ staff to give us their opinions on where the best bass fishing is to be found. Here is what they had to say: Continue reading You can bet your bass!
If you’re in or near eastern Ontario, one of the best places for star gazing is Charleston Lake Provincial Park near Brockville, Ontario. Amateur star gazers flock to this park’s unique Astronomy Field. Continue reading Learn to star gaze, tag butterflies and more
Ontario Parks is offering a new program aimed at new Canadians and others who have never camped before.
About 25 per cent of all Ontarians have never gone on an overnight camping trip; new Canadians are even less likely to have tried camping. About 74 per cent of new Canadians surveyed said that a hands-on course about camping would be helpful. Continue reading Ontario Parks Launches New Learn to Camp Program
We have all heard about the decline of forest songbirds in recent time, but how many people have even heard of shorebirds? They are usually not as colourful or sweet sounding as spring songbirds like warblers, but the story of their migration is even more amazing. Continue reading The Arrival of Shorebirds at Darlington