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.
Watch from Trail Swag
Catch Cory Tréoanier's movie TrueWild: Kluane online for free. See spectacular footage from Kluane National Park of Canada as Cory searches for perfect locations to paint. Be sure to pre-order the full-length movie.
Why Fire is Sometimes a Good Thing from Parks Blog
Wildfires cause a lot of destruction each summer there are dramatic videos and pictures in the news every year. So why did Ontario Parks purposely light a park on fire this May?
The Joy of Citizen Science: See it, Save it, Send it from Parks Blog
Imagine having the power to help endangered species become not so endangered. Actually, you do! Right here in Ontario! All you have to do is grab your binoculars, smart phone or digital camera and become a Citizen Scientist.
Taking your DSLR into the Backcountry Safely from Digital Photography School
In the Northern Hemisphere summer is finally here and that means its the beginning of camping season. Its time to haul out the tent, the propane stove, the canoe, the bug hat and the DSLR.
How To Photograph Wildlife in Low Light from PhotoNaturalist
How To Photograph Wildlife in Low Light | PhotoNaturalist - nature photography tips and tutorials - animals, birds, dawn, dusk, iso, low light, owl, sunrise, sunset, Wildlife
Why mosquitoes are no joke from The Globe and Mail
In Canada, we like to joke that the insect is the national bird. But in most of the world, Andre Picard writes, mosquitoes are considered lethal
Canada's parks faring worse than last year: from CPAWS
Ottawa In its sixth annual review of the state of Canadas parks, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) finds that most parks and proposed protected areas are facing greater challenges than they were a year ago.