A Couple of Hours at Fort Whyte Alive – part 2

Trips to Fort Whyte Alive are always nice.  It is on the outskirts of Winnipeg, but you feel immersed right in nature.  There are lakes, ponds or puddles, pastures, bush, a treehouse, bird feeding stations and a lot of birds and other critters.  It is a great place to just get away without actually leaving… Continue reading A Couple of Hours at Fort Whyte Alive – part 2

A Couple of Hours at Fort Whyte Alive

It was a beautiful morning for a walk today and it seems like awhile since I’ve been to Fort Whyte Alive.  I arrived just a few minutes after it opened so not many people were around yet. First sightings were these beautiful flowers.     Then – some Ducks (not sure what kind), Canada Geese,… Continue reading A Couple of Hours at Fort Whyte Alive

June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 6

After leaving the Pelicans and Ducks, I continued along the gravel road towards the Bison Enclosure.  It is a fairly long drive, so I just sit back and enjoy it. On the way in, I completely missed photo opportunities for 2 Black Bears, that dashed into the bush before I could get my camera ready… Continue reading June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 6

June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 5

I had a good night’s sleep after that exciting Black Bear evening, and around 5:00 am, I was awake and heading out the door to see what I could find. First sighting was a White-tailed Deer, who looked to see who was stopping for her. Most people don’t even slow down for the deer, but… Continue reading June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 5

June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 4

When I left us in yesterday’s blog, I had checked into the hotel, met the horses in the corral. Then, I checked in on Facebook and posted a few pictures before getting ready to head back out for the late afternoon/evening drive. First stop was the Wishing Well, where I saw these White Suckers spawning. … Continue reading June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 4

June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 3

We finished yesterday’s entry as I was leaving the Boreal Trail in Riding Mountain National Park.  The walk had such a sweet ending when I met a gorgeous little Pine Marten.  The plan is to continue South and head for the Bison enclosure. I arrived at the Lake Audy Road without incident (or sightings), but… Continue reading June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 3

June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 2

When I left off yesterday, we were still on Highway #10 and ready to leave the Moose and head further South.  After passing Moon Lake again, I decided to turn into the Boreal Trail and go for a walk.  It was a beautiful day for a stroll and it is only 1 km, so it… Continue reading June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 2