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.
Ontario biology student's from Parks Blog
Facilitating scientific research is one of the four objectives of Ontarios Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act. This advances our learning about protected areas and enhances Ontario Parks ability to maintain ecological integrity.
Tips For Shooting In Wet or Damp Conditions from PhotoNaturalist
Tips For Shooting In Wet or Damp Conditions | PhotoNaturalist - nature photography tips and tutorials - camera, damp, dry, humid, landscape, ocean, protect, rain, water, wet
How To Guide Your Viewer Through An Image from PhotoNaturalist
How To Guide Your Viewer Through An Image | PhotoNaturalist - nature photography tips and tutorials - composition, direction, flow, frame, image, landscape, lead, leading, lines, view
Suspected blue-green algae blooms found in Upper Rideau Lake from Ottawa Citizen
Blooms of what is believed to be potentially toxic blue-green algae have been identified in a bay on Upper Rideau Lake. Staff from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment collected samples from McNally's Bay on Monday after Jayne MacDonald, president of the Upper Rideau Lake Association, relayed ...
Discovering the Beauty of Ontarioâs Southern Belle: The Carolinian Forest from Parks Blog
This summer, why not beat the heat and enjoy a deliciously lazy afternoon fanning yourself beneath a leafy sassafras tree, sipping lemonade and reading your favourite book? Or, by taking a relaxing stroll among the tulip trees or red oaks, with their luxurious canopies whispering from above? Inhale the beauty, exhale the stress.
Fire Styles for Winter Campers from WinterCampers.com
The purpose of a fire - reflected heat, quick or long cooking or merely aesthetics - dictates the appropriate style. Four common styles are tepee, reflector, ...
Unusual July Temperatures from Earth Observatory
If you live in the northern hemisphere, the past few weeks have been strange. In places where it should be seasonably hot, itâs just warm. In places where weather is usually mild in the summer, it has been ridiculously hot.