Snow buntings are the most northerly nesting songbird in the world. They are incredibly tough, arriving on their nesting grounds in April when temperatures often drop to minus 30 degrees. Learn more about this incredible bird in an article written by Ron Reid.
For Gord and Jane Ball, making a gift to the Conservancy was a win-win. The Couchiching-Severn landscapes form the backdrop of our family’s life and history, and as such are a part of who we are. Our adult children return here to reconnect with the natural spaces they call “home”.
Bald eagles in Ontario were designated as Endangered until just a few years ago. Thanks in part to the banning of DDT, they have made a comeback. Learn more about this bird.
Our native trees are perfectly adapted to our northern winters; they slow down their growth and reserve their energies for the coming spring.