Spring is here – the snow is gone and the birds are back in town. Well – Oak Hammock Marsh isn’t actually “in” town, but it is north of town and many of the birds flew right over. Many of them may have even stopped for a rest on the rivers or little lakes in… Continue reading Oak Hammock Marsh in April
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
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.
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
This trip was planned because of all the bear and bear cub sightings that had been posted on the Facebook page for RMNP lately. Unfortunately, my usual entrance and exit to and from the park is always on Highway #19, but the spring weather had deteriorated the road badly and it was closed. I had… Continue reading June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 1
I haven’t been to Fort Whyte Alive recently and thought I would head there for a walk today. I was delayed a bit because my Mom wanted me to help with something and that didn’t actually go as planned. But, I still had to get some time in nature where I might be able to… Continue reading Another Walk in the Rain
A couple of days ago, it rained all day – FINALLY. With the sun now shining and the moisture from that rain, everything is looking so green and beautiful now. Amazing that it took until the middle of May before we got the April showers this year. This morning, I grabbed my camera and took… Continue reading Beautiful Day for a Walk