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Don’t get complacent about that clean smell in the air

Photo of Grant's Woods by JS Photography

It’s a funny thing to think of a smell when you’re listing the things that make you want to live in a place. But for me, the scent of a place matters. (more…)

Bird Watching: The Hairy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker A.Stinnissen

I am often asked how to differentiate between a Downy and Hairy Woodpecker, as for many new to Bird watching it seems to be a bit of a challenge.  (more…)

Water Quality: Testing Our Assumptions

Cruising the Talbot River during the Carden Nature Festival.

On a warm spring day, a quiet stream meanders through the Carden Plain on its way to Canal Lake.  Grazing cattle lazily walk down to the water for a drink.  Tails lift, cow pies drop. (more…)