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Trail Talk 203 January 12th 2022

Having seen the snowy owl again on Black’s Point road and a report of one being seen on Hwy 21 North of Goderich.  I was interested to learn about the relationship between snowy owls, foxes, ermines and lemmings.  Lemmings breed under the snow in winter and can have up tomore…

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Trail Talk 201 December 29th 2021

“Get Outside and into Nature” is a recommendation from the David Sukuki Foundation. It states in their Newsletter that, “Research shows that time spent in nature makes people happier, healthier and less stressed. It increases creativity and lowers the risk of heart attacks.  It even makes us nicer and moremore…

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Trail Talk 199 December 15th 2021

When I was looking for something else, I found I had a 1998 Spring Edition of “Seasons”, the Ontario’s Nature and Environment Magazine published by the Federation of Ontario Naturalists.   Under “Working for Wilderness” was advertised a work party for May 26th-May 29th 1998 at the G.G. Newton Nature Reserve:more…

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Trail Talk 198 December 8th 2021

Nature Conservancy Canada suggests people take part in a Scavenger Hunt Photo friendly competition – no prizes just see how many points your team can get.  They suggest a point system for each photo as follows : –          2 points per conifer species –           2 points per each type ofmore…

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Trail Talk 197 December 1st 2021

Last Trail Talk I mentioned the 2021 edition of the Huron County Hiking Guide being available on line.  I have now found out that the printed edition is available at the Goderich and Clinton Libraries, and I assume also at the rest of the Huron County Libraries.  I see thatmore…