References to news stories, blog entries, and website updates relevant to experiencing and appreciating the natural environment, especially (but not limitted to) the Algonquin Highlands and the adjacent Ottawa Valley.
Quotes about Wilderness from WinterCampers.com
We need the tonic of wildness... At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and ...
The Death of Backpacking from WinterCampers.com
High Country News had an article lamenting the death of backpacking citing anecdotal observations of baby-boomers backpacking and not younger hikers. The basic ...
Meteorite that doomed the dinosaurs helped the forests bloom from Geology Times
66 million years ago, a 10-km diameter chunk of rock hit the Yukatan peninsula near the site of the small town of Chicxulub with the force of 100 teratons of TNT. It left a crater more than 150 km across, and the resulting megatsunami, wildfires, global earthquakes and volcanism are widely accepted to have wiped out the dinosaurs and made way for the rise of the mammals. But what happened to the plants on which the dinosaurs fed?
4 Steps to Photographing the Milky Way from PhotoNaturalist
Technological progress in camera sensor sensitivity during the past decade has dramatically enhanced low-light photography. The ability to photograph the Milky Way is perhaps the most awe-inspiring result of these advances.
2014 Annual General Meeting from Friends of Temagami
Friends of Temagami is happy to announce our Annual General Meeting on Saturday November 8, 2014 at Smoothwater of Temagami.
Save the Algonquin Wildlife Research Station! from Indiegogo
The Algonquin Wildlife Research Station (AWRS) has been at the forefront of ecological research for 70 years (1944-2014), training students and providing evidence-based science for policy makers ...