Oak Hammock Marsh in April

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

Spring is on the Way

Yes, Christmas is on the way too – but spring WILL be here sometime in the next couple of months. In the meantime, I will be moving at the end of March and have been packing in advance. The first 2 weeks in March I will be bird and house sitting, so I won’t get… Continue reading Spring is on the Way

Beautiful Day for a Walk

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

Narcisse Snake Dens

The Narcisse Snake Dens are about an hour’s drive north of Winnipeg.  I live in the south of Winnipeg, and it took almost an hour of city driving before I reached the north of Winnipeg, so it was a bit longer for me to get there. The forecast was good with temperatures around 20C under… Continue reading Narcisse Snake Dens

Mother’s Day Run

It was a beautiful morning this morning – perfect for a little stroll. I headed out for a walk along the Seine River, but hardly got over to the other side of the river before finding out that there is an annual Mother’s Day Run on my path.  The run had just started so no… Continue reading Mother’s Day Run

A Spring Walk at Fort Whyte Alive

Springtime brings hundreds of migrating birds who are heading for their nesting spots in the area or further north.  One of my favourite spots to see them is at Fort Whyte Alive, so I headed over there a few days ago to walk around.  It was a beautiful morning. I just barely cleared the entrance… Continue reading A Spring Walk at Fort Whyte Alive

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