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.
8 Tips For Photographing Sunsets from PhotoNaturalist
Photographing the sunset is all about catching rich colors, interesting reflections, dazzling highlights, and dark silhouettes that emerge during this golden hour. As the day wanes, the color and light change minute by minute and elicit an enticing sense of addictive urgency.
Jeff's Map Announces Canadian Topo Maps from Trail Swag
Jeffrey McMurtrie has created some of the best maps out there for Algonquin, Killarney, and Temagami, has announced Jeff's Topo Maps, a topographical maps service for all of Canada.
Getting started with Snowshoeing from Parks Blogger Ontario
Scott Rogers talks about types of snowshoes, picking the right one and tips for first time snowshoers
Arctic lakes hold more fish than anyone knew from Ottawa Citizen
As the climate warms, Canada's southern lakes are expected to gradually lose cold-water fish. But a new study suggests that northern lakes will act as refuges where those species will still thrive.
The history of Beaver Canoe, from Algonquin to Target from BlogTO
As bargain hunters descend like locusts from above to pick over the bones of Target Canada, chances are they won't find any decent clothing items from the popular Beaver Canoe line left on the shelves. One of Target's very few smooth moves was landing exclusive rights to the brand from parent company Roots, making affordable shirts, sweaters and jackets which celebrated Canadiana and '80s nostalgia with equal relish. Many wear the logo: a stylized Beaver fashioned above a chunky font announcing BEAVER CANOE, Built by Omer Stringer. Few know the origin.