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Birds, Lugnuts and an '89 Caprice

From Joe, this and he is a doctor, too.

Wednesday May 6th, 2015  I went to the Malden Public Service District Office and paid the sewer bill, then parked and walked along that road and looked for wildlife in the swamp.  3,142 more words

Family Camping Safety Tips

The first time I went on a backcountry canoe trip with a toddler, the father was very concerned with her safety and rented a satellite phone because there was no cellular coverage where we were going. 1,424 more words

Family Camping

Camp: Massasauga Provincial Park

Buckle in – it’s a long one!

September 19 – 22 – After a camping trip at Killarney Provincial Park with friends fell through, a co-worker suggested that we try Massasauga Provincial Park. 1,731 more words


On a sunny July Friday, JMA staff headed to the Massasauga Provincial Park for a terrific canoe trip.

We planned the dates, the meals, our available supplies and searched hard into our true canoeing and camping abilities. 678 more words


Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus)

Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake, photo by Jonathan Schechter/Earth’s Almanac

In Season of the Massasauga Rattler!, Jonathan Schechter writes that the massasauga  likes our sun-soaked trails in the waning days of summer and early autumn, so you may catch a glimpse of one if you’re out and about in Lower Michigan.  475 more words


Massasauga Provincial Park

I didn’t know what to expect when we pulled up at Oastler Lake PP gate. This was the first time traveling into Massasauga PP for both Andy and myself. 72 more words

Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes in the early days of Summer: Live and Let Live!

Text and photos by Jonathan Schechter

 Last summer I encountered a massasauga rattler on the popular hike-bike trail of Indian Springs Metropark in Oakland County, Michigan.   958 more words