A Walk at Fort Whyte Alive

Right after Christmas, I purchased a new coat during the boxing day sales.  It is much warmer than anything I have had before and would come in handy while volunteering at the zoo and walking at Fort Whyte Alive.  The weather was warmer than usual during this time, so I didn’t wear it until today… Continue reading A Walk at Fort Whyte Alive

Windchill at Fort Whyte Alive

It looked like a beautiful morning today and the temperature was starting at -4C this morning and rising to -1C during the day.  Unfortunately the forecast didn’t mention the wind and therefore the windchill.  It wasn’t just that I just missed it, since I talked to others who said the same thing.  I didn’t realize… Continue reading Windchill at Fort Whyte Alive

Beautiful Day for a Walk at Fort Whyte Alive

After a wet and chilly morning, the sun came out and I decided to head to Fort Whyte Alive for a walk.  We are moving into autumn weather and the nights are getting cooler, so problems with insects are all but gone and the walk was pleasant. If you were to guess that there were… Continue reading Beautiful Day for a Walk at Fort Whyte Alive

Prairie Dogs at Fort Whyte Alive

The Prairie Dog town at Fort Whyte Alive is one area you can visit without paying admission fee.  These guys live just outside the entrance.  I often stop in my car on the way out of there to take pictures if I see any activity. They can sure be fun to watch sometimes.  I have… Continue reading Prairie Dogs at Fort Whyte Alive

Bison at Fort Whyte Alive

These Bison were quite a distance away from the viewing areas, but I managed to zoom in enough so that, combined with cropping, I got some 1/2 decent photos. They have a nice herd of Bison at Fort Whyte Alive and it is nice to be able to see them in the city.    They have… Continue reading Bison at Fort Whyte Alive

Red-wing Blackbirds at Fort Whyte Alive

A few Red-wing Blackbirds were co-operative enough to pose for me while I wandered around at Fort Whyte Alive the other day. I could have just sat somewhere and let more birds come to me, but 1/2 my reason for being there was to walk – so I kept walking.

Canada Geese at Fort Whyte Alive

Some Canada Geese and Goslings were active at Fort Whyte Alive the other day, so I got some pictures of them. Everything is so peaceful, so you can almost forget you are in the city while walking here.