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.
(This page was generated on Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:28:44 -0500.)
Outdoor retailer Cabela's to land in Kanata from Ottawa Citizen
Fishing, hunting and camping specialist Cabela's is the latest retailer to announce plans to open in the burgeoning retail zone along Highway 417 across from the Canadian Tire Centre.
Notice of Annual General Meeting from Friends of the Petawawa Research Forest
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Deep River Public Library 55 Ridge Road, Deep River ON Guest Speaker: Fred Pinto, Chair, Forests without Borders Creating forestry projects to assist communities in third world countries www.fwb-fsf.org
You might be a winter camper if ... from WinterCampers.com
We all know Jeff Foxworthy's routine, You might be a Redneck if ... . The boys from WinterCampers.com made their own version of this theme. You might be a
Calling All Cloud-Loving Citizen Scientists from Earth Observatory
With just a few clicks of a camera and a mouse, you can contribute to research that will help atmospheric scientists better understand how clouds affect climate.
'Divide and rule' -- raven politics from Eureka
Mythology has attributed many supernatural features to ravens. Studies on the cognitive abilities of ravens have indeed revealed that they are exceptionally intelligent. Ravens live in complex social groups and they can gain power by building social bonds that function as alliances. Cognitive biologists of the University of Vienna now revealed that ravens use a 'divide and rule' strategy in dealing with the bonds of conspecifics: Socially well integrated ravens prevent others from building new alliances by breaking up their bonding attempts.