In the Field

American Tree Sparrow; a welcome visitor

Although it may not be as colourful and dazzling as other birds of winter such as chickadees, nuthatches, blue jays, ...
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Neighbourhood green space is like money in the bank

Real estate agents use every tool at their disposal to get an edge in a competitive market when they are ...
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More winter greenery than just Christmas trees

Now that late fall is here and leaves have fallen from the trees, it may seem like there isn’t much ...
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Dark-eyed Junco: A member of the Sparrow family

A member of the sparrow family of birds, the Dark-eyed Junco is a familiar sight at our bird feeders every ...
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Why did the turtle cross the road?

Why did the turtle cross the road? To get to the other side, of course! It’s a variation on an ...
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Mourning Doves: our year-round visitors

Although we do have many different species of birds visit us all winter long, we can always depend on three ...
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Tamarack: A different conifer

Many homes in Canada have decorations that are inspired by nature, such as Canada goose ornaments made of twigs. Read ...
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Scarlet Sumac Comes in Two Forms

As Thanksgiving weekend approaches, the crimson forests of fall are reaching their peak. Read More ...
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The Black-capped chickadee

Perhaps there is no other bird which can brighten a dreary late fall or early winter’s day for more people, ...
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Stewardship now includes battling thieves

The thieves probably struck in the dark, the universally-favoured time of criminals. Maybe they had a pick-up truck or two, ...
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