Beautiful Winter day at Oak Hammock Marsh

Friday was a bright & sunny morning with temperatures around the 0C mark.  I couldn’t let a day like this go by without getting out and taking some pictures and since I haven’t been to Oak Hammock Marsh for awhile, that is where I headed. I got there just before noon and decided to have… Continue reading Beautiful Winter day at Oak Hammock Marsh

Spring at Riding Mountain National Park – Day 2

Last night I told Debbie that I would probably be gone before she woke up and I was.  It was already light outside and I didn’t want to waste any daylight before having to head back home again.  I thanked Steve (who was up already), let the cat in the house and away I went. … Continue reading Spring at Riding Mountain National Park – Day 2

Spring at Riding Mountain National Park – Part 3

After leaving the Bison enclosure, we took a different road back, heading into Onanole so I could gas up my car, instead of taking the drive back through the park.  The only gas stations open this time of year are either south of the park at Onanole or north of the park in Dauphin.  The… Continue reading Spring at Riding Mountain National Park – Part 3

Spring at Riding Mountain National Park – Part 2

I arrived at Spruces a few minutes earlier than the agreed meeting time, so I took some pictures while waiting for Debbie. When Debbie arrived a few minutes later, we headed towards the Bison enclosure, with an occasional stop for pictures along the way. It didn’t take too long before we were inside the Bison… Continue reading Spring at Riding Mountain National Park – Part 2

Spring at Riding Mountain National Park

I have been wanting to head north the Riding Mountain National Park, since it is now Spring and the bears are coming out of hibernation, plus there may be some babies showing up already – so I made arrangements and headed there on Wednesday morning. It was a beautiful morning and I found photo opportunities… Continue reading Spring at Riding Mountain National Park

It’s Melting

We have had a few days in a row where temperatures have stayed above freezing at night and gone up to the high teens during the day, so finally we are seeing lots of bare ground and the ice is pretty much gone from the rivers.  Lakes still have ice, but not strong enough to… Continue reading It’s Melting

A Drive to Lockport

This morning after breakfast, I decided to take a drive north to Lockport. According to Wikipedia, “Lockport is a small unincorporated community in Manitoba, Canada located just 28 km north of the city of Winnipeg.” A few years ago I managed to drive there when there were dozens of beautiful Pelicans around and I hope… Continue reading A Drive to Lockport