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Ravens spotted in Toronto set the birding world abuzz

Ian Sturdee is a 73-year-old volunteer field naturalist at Tommy Thompson Park, a 500-hectare chunk of land at the foot of Leslie Street that juts into Lake Ontario. 1,123 more words

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First ride on the FSR of 2014.

The bay looked amazing full of ice floats and chunks. I sat for nearly 30 mins just staring out over the lake watching the waves of ice roll. (Lake Ontario, 2014. Photo – B Young)

Arrival and Departure

“Arrival in the world is really a departure and that, which we call departure, is only a return.” ~ Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun


Lakeside in the sticks.

On the last Saturday in March I craved the sea. Being as far inland New York State as could be there was no chance. Western New Yorkers… 196 more words


Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada

Thursday 17 April 2014
The urge to drive great distances was not on us today, so we didn’t go far—just down the Niagara River to the very picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake. 283 more words


Check out Jennifer Bonnell's disseration on the Lower Don River Valley

By Ashlee McMillan 

Jennifer Bonnell’s dissertation, Imagined Futures and Unintended Consequences: An Environmental History of Toronto’s Don River Valley, “explores human interactions with Toronto’s Don River Valley from the late eighteenth century to the present, focusing on the period of intense urbanization and industrialization between 1880 and 1940.” 607 more words

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First Spring Visit to the Point

Dare I say it? Dare I mention in writing that Spring is finally here? Today is Palm Sunday and it is in the mid-70s with a gentle breeze and partially cloudy blue sky! 170 more words