Today’s post comes from Laura McClintock, senior park naturalist at Sibbald Point Provincial Park.
The sun is shining, glittering off the ice. It’s winter on Lake Simcoe.
From the shore, it appears the lake is ‘asleep’ for the winter months, with no movement to be seen. However, that’s just what’s on the surface. The reality below is quite different.
Winter for the aquatic species of Lake Simcoe is one of necessity and mystery. Let’s dive in.